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Best New York Diners: Past, Present and Future

Ed Hamilton | Posted 12.21.2015 | Books
Ed Hamilton

I recently sat down with journalist Chris Shott to talk about my new book, "The Chintz Age: Tales of Love and Loss for a New New York" and about how d...

The Humble Victor Diner Mug, An Icon Of Americana

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 09.17.2015 | Arts

If you type “Victor mugs” into Amazon, a result comes up for something called “Diner Coffee Mug,” of the classic curved sides...

19 Reasons Nothing Beats An Old-School Diner

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.08.2015 | Taste

Vinyl bar stools, sturdy ceramic coffee mugs, a "24/7" sign outside: no matter where you are in the country, these are the items you can expect to fin...

Are You Afraid of Detroit?

Kerri Allen | Posted 04.20.2015 | Travel
Kerri Allen

The media hasn't been too kind to the Motor City, so most people who haven't visited seem to assume it's a wasteland of abandoned buildings and zombie workers from old car factories.

The 21 Best Diners In America

Thrillist | Posted 03.30.2015 | Taste

We ate pie, drank milkshakes, and confusedly stared at birch beer for a while.

12 Things You Didn't Know About Denny's

Thrillist | Posted 12.16.2014 | Taste

Denny's has been auditioning for the title of "America's Diner" by offering greasy staples at all hours of the day.

A Chef Off the Old Block

Francis Levy | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

If you are a Food Channel regular and a devotee of Chopped you will love Chef. It's a far cry from reality TV, but it thrives off the same impulse of turning food preparation into an athletic competition.

These Are The 24 Best 24-Hour Diners In The Country

Thrillist | Posted 04.28.2014 | Taste

You want a scoop of ice cream on that, hon? Yes. Yes you do.

12 Foods You Should Never Order At A Diner

Posted 03.05.2014 | Taste

America wouldn't be the same without diners. They are a symbol of all that is great about this country -- that we can get whatever we want, whenever w...

LOOK: The 10 Best Classic Diners In America

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Deborah Long | Posted 02.20.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Chrome and vinyl and neon, oh my! Burgers, fries, milkshakes, and pies! Memorialized in songs, movies, paintings and ...

6 Of America's Best Diners

Food & Wine | Posted 04.07.2014 | Taste
Food & Wine

These 23 spots represent a panoramic view of today's American diner.

A Trip Back in Time

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 12.12.2013 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

In the heart of Quakertown, PA -- just an hour north of Philadelphia -- the cheery red exterior of Sine's 5&10 Cent Store has been the gem in the crown of the downtown district for over 100 years.

Our Kind Of Porn (Spoiler: It's Diners!)

Posted 09.17.2013 | Taste

We've found a new Tumblr obsession.

Grazin's Grassfed Burgers: A Small Diner Aims to Make The Cleanest Burger You'll Ever Eat

Liza de Guia | Posted 08.02.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Grazin' is the world's FIRST farm-to-table direct, 100 percent Animal Welfare Approved grassfed and finished burger joint.

In Celebration of Burger Month: The Burger Deluxe

Brian Silverman | Posted 07.17.2013 | Taste
Brian Silverman

Hello National Burger Month!

PHOTOS: Classic LA Diners

The Purple Passport | Posted 06.24.2013 | Los Angeles
The Purple Passport

The classic diner-Formica surfaces, greasy-good fare, sassy waitresses, and all-has long held a special place in the restaurant culture of Los Angeles. In a city this laidback, no matter what food trends come and go, casual diner standards like burgers and shakes have enduring appeal.

Denny's: Manhattan Grand Slam

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 06.04.2013 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

That there were no Denny's in New York, even more than the absence of, say, Wal-Mart, was emblematic of our singularity. Now, there will be Denny's in Manhattan. Displaced Idahoans are dancing merrily. But how will we know when we're in America?

7 Homes for Sale With a 1950s-Style Diner Inside

Ryan Nickum | Posted 05.05.2013 | HuffPost Home
Ryan Nickum

For those who love classic Americana, there's nothing better than a 1950s-style diner. If you want to spare yourself the hassle of a DIY project, and you have some money to spend, these seven homes for sale come with their very own diner included. Happy Days indeed.

6 Things Diners Won't Tell You

MarketWatch | Charles Passy | Posted 02.08.2013 | Small Business

1. “We take all sorts of cooking shortcuts.” There’s a reason diner chefs are often called short-order cooks: They’ve mastered the art of p...

LA's Best Homegrown Diners

Zagat | Posted 12.08.2012 | Los Angeles

When you just want breakfast -- eggs over easy, toast and a cup of joe -- often at any time of day, you want a diner... and it doesn't matter if it's new, old, retro, hipster or classic. Here are 10 homegrown favorites around L.A.

Greece Deserves Better Than Placemats and Paper Cups, Mister Minister

Gregory C. Pappas | Posted 02.07.2012 | World
Gregory C. Pappas

Greece's brilliant marketers have resorted to adding the "visit Greece" slogan on seven million placemats that will grace the tables of thousands of diners up and down the Northeast corridor of the United States. Dumfounded describes my initial reaction.

Barbeque Wisdom: My Pulled Pork Epiphany at Southern Soul

Tom Morris | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home
Tom Morris

I started off with a huge plate of pulled pork and beef brisket, accompanied by fried okra, potato salad, sweet collard greens, Brunswick Stew, and thick toast, all washed down with two or three bottles of Bud Light on tap. You have to cut your calories somewhere.

Greeks, Diners And American Entrepreneurs

Cynthia Kounaris | Posted 11.25.2011 | Business
Cynthia Kounaris

All big businesses started as small businesses -- from Ford to Apple, from General Electric to McDonald's. They were started by entrepreneurs, by people with a dream and the drive to make it happen.

I'll Take Those Memories to Go

Charlie Carillo | Posted 07.24.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

I walk into the joint and I'm shocked to see that it's turned into one of those coffee shops heavy on the raw wood. There are loads of coffees to choose from on the blackboard, most of them ending in "cino."

Puerto Sagua: The Cuban Eisenberg's

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky