Clarence Edmond Shackelford (AKA) "M1Y" - The Artist, a publicist, and founder of Texas Sports Museum, Tour Tyler Texas and Texas African American Museum all are programs that are under the auspices of the Empowerment Community Development Corporation, which is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit.
Many things have changed since it's car-hoping days, and many things has stayed the same including their prime ingredients. Founded by Paul Loggins and known for its famed chicken fried steaks and banana pudding pie.
Come on down to Loggins on your lunch break! The food is hot, and the company is great! -Al Ridgeway
It was good enough for Dolly Parton, Leann Rimes, Earl Campbell and Elvis Presley.
- Opened 1949 as a car-hop.
- Added 1st dining area in 1955.
- Expand dining area in 1960.
- Expand ding again in 1969 *Now seats over 200 people.
Meet me today at Noon, at Loggins Restaurant - 137 S Glenwood Blvd, Tyler, Texas - A Tyler Staple Since 1949 (74 Years) and still counting and is one of the oldest restaurants in East Texas.
The Loggins Restaurant, which was once open for breakfast, lunch and dinner is only open for lunch.
Owner Lyana Loggins said that the restaurant, serves a daily lunch buffet that includes salad bar, six meats, about eight to ten vegetables, rolls, corn bread and about ten different desserts.
Jerry Loggins former owner Loggins Restaurant of who was the founders Paul Loggins son was only 2 years old when the restaurant, open in 1949. Before opening the restaurant, Paul was the main baker at Vaugh's Sweet Shop which was downtown Tyler, Texas.
Sources: https://empowermentcdc.org, TourTylerTexas@gmail.com
Prepared by M1Y - Clarence Edmond Shackelford - TourTylerTexas@gmail.com