Prominently displayed at the front is an enlargement of a photo, originally exhibited at Expo 67, taken by his mother Canadian photographer Joan Latchford. It is a charming image of a small boy getting a preview of dinner as his mother bends down to his eye-level holding a platter of roast beef. Ben has the original black and white image, a print made by his mother in her darkroom. That photo both reflects the name and inspires the look of his shop, which is meant to evoke an old-fashioned general store. It is a very sleek contemporary version, with its pressed tin ceiling, marble counter, gleaming white tile walls and polished glass display cases; crammed but not cluttered with a variety of premium quality food.


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