“slice Of Pie And A Cup Of Coffee—that’ll Be Fifteen Cents, Honey”

A last look at an American institution

DINERS used to be everywhere. Since the turn of the century the long, low, oddly cheery buildings have been the restaurants of the working class. But now that’s all changed, and the traditional diner, once an inescapable fixture of the American landscape, is hovering on the verge of extinction. Read more »