The Flame / Flamette - Duluth

The Flame was an expensive restaurant that was located on the waterfront in Duluth. It was owned and operated by James "Jimmy" Oreck (1899 - 1982) who was a great grandson of Hykah & Abraham Oreckovsky. The Flamette was a less formal (less expensive) retaurant also owned by Jimmy Oreck. It was located at 2631 London Road in Duluth.

More information about The Flame can be found in a article: Jimmy Oreck's Flame Restaurant - From BBQ Shack to Nightclub - click here. A pdf backup to this webpage has been created in case the webpage should eventually be taken offline: click here.



1941 Duluth Central High School yearbook

1942 Duluth Central High School yearbook

Flamette ad - UMD newspaper - December 1965

Garon, Kaner and Goldfarb family dinner at the Flame Restaurant on November 16, 1947. The nature of the occasion is not know.

From left to right around the table:
Shirley Kaner and Sidney Goldfarb, Mickey Kaner, Elmer Kaner, Bert Garon, Arlis Garon (Grossman), Ethel Garon, and Elsie Kaner.
Photo courtesy of Steve Goldfarb - - hi-res

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