'80s babies and '90s teens fondly remember the heyday of the American mall. Where else could you hang with friends while shopping for clothes, shoes, and your favorite artist's latest CD release? You'd walk from one anchor store to the next, working up a serious appetite along the way.

There was one place you could go when your stomach was growling louder than the muzak playing over the overhead speakers: the food court.

This centrally-located hub showcased kiosks and many franchise restaurants where shoppers could grab a quick bite. While many food courts featured local mom-and-pop shops, most were populated with chain or franchise restaurants like Orange Julius or Chick-fil-A.

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