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New York Diners

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, thick walls and...

We Are Happy to Serve You

Katherine E. Fleming | Posted 02.09.2015 | New York
Katherine E. Fleming

Everyone from New York knows the genre of restaurant known as a "diner." Diners have cheap food, they never close, they serve any meal at any time of day, and typically have as many items on the menu as the phone book -- back when we had phone books -- used to have names.

The Bottom Line on the Bottomless Cup

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jon Chattman

A few years back, I went to a nearby diner for some iced coffee and was turned down on a refill. Why is it coffee coming from the same pot can be bottomless yet tossing in a few ice cubes makes it not so?