He accepted a bet from friends.
The legendary pizza parlor is now run by her children and grandchildren.
The former Vinoteque executive chef was in the process of opening his own place in Cerritos.
A champion of Japanese culture in L.A, she lead the family store in a period of growth.
Lydia Shire reflects on Locke-Ober's glory days.
The 62-year-old worker met his end in the pressure cooker.
The Eagle Rock matriarch opened the parlor in 1953 and earned raves for her pies.