HoJo’s last stand – Requiem for a clam strip and 28 flavors of ice cream
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) -- The 28 ice cream flavors are just a cool memory. Those fried clam plates? All but eighty-sixed. Howard Johnson's restaurants - the once-ubiquitous orange-roofed eateries that nourished baby boomers before the rise of burgers and burritos - have almost disappeared.