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Ken’s Steak House Dressing

Contributed by Callie W on Apr 13th, 2023.
Ken’s Steak House Dressing 1
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Ken’s is a family business that traces back to the basement of Ken’s Steak House, a restaurant in Framingham, Massachusetts that became known for its delicious salad dressings.

As of 2023, they offer more than sixty different flavors, from Apple Cider Vinaigrette to Zesty Italian. The “Ken’s Steak House” logo is in some Bookman with swashes. Judging from the a’s bowl and other details, it’s not Bookman Bold Swash a.k.a. “Sixties Bookman” as offered by Letraset, VGC and others, though.

“Steakhouse Dressing” is in all-caps Goudy Oldstyle, with Futura for “1941”. The product names are shown in Raleigh. Ken’s uses these typefaces at least since 2008, and probably a lot longer than that. On current labels, the product category (like “Dressing”, for example) and other additional text appears to be in a squooshed ITC Berkeley Oldstyle Italic with swash caps and modifications.

Ken’s Steak House Dressing 2
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Ken’s Steak House Dressing 3
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Ken’s Steak House Dressing 4
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  • Bookman
  • Raleigh
  • Goudy Oldstyle
  • Futura
  • ITC Berkeley Oldstyle




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1 Comment on “Ken’s Steak House Dressing”

  1. Classic use of Bookman!

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