30s Doughnut Trivia: Legend has it dunking donuts became a trend when actress Mae Murray accidentally dropped a donut in her coffee at Lindy’s Delicatessen. In the 1934 film "It Happened One Night" newspaperman Clark Gable taught runaway heiress Claudette Corbet how to dunk, and a popular 30s song proclaimed how easy it is to live on coffee and doughnuts—if you’re in love.
(via) I remember my mom grandma and grandpa and all us kids going there. We had fun until my granny got a notion to visit the Hospitality House for some free beer. She liked coors but she didn't mind some free bud!