Woody's SmorgasBurger Coffee Mug Restaurant Ware Shenango China. This is a mug from the very popular chain of Hamburger restaurants in Southern California. The mug is in excellent condition without any utensil marks. The bottom is marked Shenango China, USA. The mug is 3 1/4 inch tall with a 3 inch diameter. It is black and white and very cool.
Sadly, the original owner, Ralph Wood Jr.. passed away at age 90 in 2015.
NOTE: Restaurant ware, or most commonly hotel ware is vitrified, ceramic tableware which exhibits high mechanical strength and is produced for use in hotels and restaurants. Tableware used in railway dining cars, passenger ships and airlines are also included in this category. Since restaurant ware is subject to heavy use, it is made to resist chipping and cracking