America's Haunted Restaurants and Hotels

Haunted restaurants and hotels abound in America, waiting to be explored by specter-seeking guests. "You have to be careful what you wish...
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Brennan's Restaurant; New Orleans, LA

Chef Paul Blangé created many of this restaurant's iconic dishes, like bananas Foster flambéed tableside, and staff says he never leaves the kitchen—even though Blangé died in 1977. The chef was so dedicated that he was buried with the restaurant's menu and a knife and fork across his chest, and he is said to mark the end of a night's shift by banging pots and pans as the restaurant's doors are locked. In the wine cellar, the ghost of sommelier Herman Funk—who helped build the restaurant's legendary collection of wine and spirits—now signals his selections to servers by clinking bottles.

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