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Roy Ann Diner

givemecarbs | Jan 23, 2010 09:07 PM

Finally made it there tonight! I was worried about a line, but we must have just hit the end of the saturday night dinner rush so we got a table right away even though the place was packed! I had to hold my breath as I drove right on past the R and S Keystone, averting my eyes guiltily. I sighed as I whizzed past the A and N diner but pressed on. My friend had tasty meatloaf and I got the crab imperial. Even though it was a cold winter night I denied myself a cup of soup because I was holding out for the dazzling dessert selection. The service was fantastic. The chocolate layer cake must be a best seller because our waitress had to see if any was left. We were in luck. It was so good. I don't know if I've ever had lemon sponge cake in my life but something prompted me to try it. The cake was very fresh and tender with just the right amount of lemon taste for me. Now I want to go there for breakfast sometime soon. My friend notices different things than me. He liked the acoustics there, we ate in the back part, he said it was more like a dining hall and other people's conversations were muted. A couple of other couples were seated shortly before we left and all the patrons seemed happy and content. One man, as he took off his coat and put it on the back of his chair wore an air of quiet satisfaction and pleasant expectation. He seemed like a regular.
Besides the delicious food, the happiness of the customers is the other similarity to the R and S keystone diner. Everyone wanted to be there, everyone considered it a treat no matter how often they dine there. Those kinds of positive feelings are contagious. The place is already decked out for Valentine's Day. Even the curtain in the ladies room seemed freshly hung and sported pink and red hearts!

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