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phx: welcome diner closed til october, will reopen as welcome diner 2.0


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phx: welcome diner closed til october, will reopen as welcome diner 2.0

winedubar | Jul 15, 2007 08:09 PM

this saturday was another crazy packed farmers market. by the time we left at 9:30, we were ready for some breakfast. we counted 17 people standing outside of matt's. forget that!!!

so we went to welcome diner. pete was there and as happy and chatty as usual. it was a non-stop parade of regulars coming in for their welcome diner fix because they are closing for the summer, and it was their last day...

so pete told us they'll also be starting work at their new location. they're going to be specializing in hot dogs and donuts. yummy!!

the other bombshell - they're going to completely re-vamp the welcome diner - repaint, remodel, and redo the whole concept. they're currently debating : late night hours *since there are 3 sets of new condos walking distance from them, and they'll be done soon to kick the neighborhood up a notch*, beglian frites with specialty sauces, blue plate dinner specials, and a couple of other options.

we begged, BEGGED him to keep the current menu in some form, because they're so well loved for their burgers, fries and hotdogs. he smiled and said 'thank you, and we'll see'. glad i got my welcome diner fix in, and i'm very curious to see what happens when they open up again in october.

welcome diner 2.0 - i'm trusting his good taste and skills in the kitchen. i know it'll be good but man, i hope they keep those fries.

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