Back in 1955 the famous Mels Drive-in was a thriving chain and it didn't look like it would ever stop growing. When a local newspaper ran an article on the famous eatery the co-owner, Mel Weiss (prone to exaggeration) was happy to oblige. Below is said article. Rather than make you strain your eyes and cause early blindness I've transcribed the article below the picture for ya so you can read it in a decent sized font just because that's the type of guy I am. Enjoy this little section of history!
TWO S.F. GUYS COOK UP DELICIOUS BUSINESS
Youthful Owners Proud of Success.
By Jack Miller
|The average carhop is good for $100 a week with tips|
|Hal's Hamburgers at Geary and Collins. The restaurant eventually became a Mels Jr.|