Two Chairs No Waiting 28: Charles Dowell Interview Part 1

by Floyd on April 21, 2009

Host: Allan Newsome
Special Guest: Charles Dowell
Running time: 0:10:56

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We’ve had folks asking about the folks that live in Mt. Airy, Andy’s real hometown,  and interviewing them. The last two episodes were an interview I did with Russell Hiatt from over at Floyd’s Barbershop so I felt like it was very fitting to continue the theme this week with Charles Dowell.

Charles is the owner of The Snappy Lunch and the creator of the world famous Pork Chop Sandwich.  All kinds of famous people have visited The Snappy Lunch.  Charles is a fixture in Mt. Airy and offers a personal view of the town and the people who live in and visit Mt. Airy.

The interview was recorded in April 1998 in the back room of The Snappy Lunch there are dishes hitting each other and folks getting orders ready that can be heard in the background.

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Related Links:

  • The Snappy Lunch – Web site for The Snappy Lunch with a history, photos and the menu.
  • Mount Airy North Carolina – Information about the town, Mayberry Days, The Autumn Leaves Festival, and other events.

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