The 10 Best Diner Breakfasts in Los Angeles

There’s a time and place for a pricey brunch, but for classic American breakfasts you can't top LA’s diners. The menus may be sticky with syrup, the vinyl banquettes ratty, but the food is great, the...

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Coffee shop nostalgia in Chinatown -- Uncle's

by Gary Soup 17 years ago

The recent thread about Coffee Shop Nostalgia reminded me of Uncle's Restaurant (Clay and Waverly) in Chinatown. I often breakfasted there in my salad days (the 60's). At lunch and dinner it serv...

City Island Diner dishes out lots of local color...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

For me it's like being back in the old neighborhood. Whenever I pop into the City Island Diner on City Island Ave., Bronx, and take a seat at the counter. I like to sit opposite the cook and watch ...

Regal Diner in Niagara Falls - anyone tried it?

by TorontoJo 8 years ago

Has anyone tried the Regal Diner on Main St. since the new owners took over a few months ago? A young couple from Vancouver (former food truck owners) has been running it and I'm curious about it,...

Old timey Pittsburgh Recs, Please

by cajungwailo 3 years ago

Weekend visit coming up, like old timey places, only exploring burgers, pizza, hot dogs, cafeterias, and diners this time. Out of the way? Local favorites? Thanks a bunch!

Le Croissant in San Rafael

by Malcolm Ruthven 3 years ago

All the posts here about Le Croissant seem to be several years old, so I thought I'd start a new thread after I went there for breakfast today. For those who don't know, Le Croissant is American di...

Lafayette Coffee Shop returns to SF Tenderloin

by Cynsa 3 years ago

Read more about Stanley and Stefanie Yang's July 19 reopening of Lafayette Coffee Shop in their new location on hoodline.com The menu is posted and prices are as we remembered with the prime rib o...

Diner breakfast enroute

by jefpen2 3 years ago

From Boonton to Union City best diner breakfast . Maybe TickTock? Others?

Trolley Car Rotisserie | Castroville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Yesterday I only made it as far as Castroville on my homeward drive before my progress came to a halt. Impenetrable traffic congestion on the route to Hwy 101 and bumper-to-bumper autos on northbou...

Report: Tennessee Grill

by ML8000 12 years ago

I've been meaning to write about Tennessee Grill but it's one of those place half the people get and half don't...and of course I'm hesitant to kill the vibe. It might be the last of its kind in SF...

Lafayette Coffee Shop in San Francisco's Tenderloin Lost its Lease, Closing March 13

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Heard the rumor last night that Lafayette Coffee Shop would close after Sunday, March 13. Then today, a call to the owner confirmed that the lease could not be renewed. They hope to re-open somewhe...

Reno's Restaurant: adieu ..... hello Fable Diner

by LotusRapper 4 years ago

I had no idea Reno's closed :-( Yes it's a total dive of a greasyspoon, but also an icon in its own right. The Chinese lady who's been managing the place worked hard dawn to dusk, and while sh...

Plaza Diner Fort Lee

by Metsgo 5 years ago

Just wondering if anyone knows if the Plaza Diner is being demolished or will reopen? They seem to be taking it apart.

Cafe 50's Diner - Worst Diner in L.A.; What is the best L.A. Diner?

by PorterhousePatick 13 years ago

Being a midwestern boy, I'm a bit of a diner afficianado. While I understand that the chances of having a matronly blue-haired waitress scream out the order "Adam and Eve on a raft & make it snapp...


by dee4 4 years ago

Will be in Memphis May 11-12. Need breakfast and lunch suggestions. Something regional. Thanks

A lovely ode to Deluxe Town Diner

by bear 4 years ago

This is a lovely read, and certainly makes me want to give my business to this welcoming place. http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/food-dining/2016/04/08/open-letter-our-local-diner-thank-you...

4th Street Bowl Coffee Shop | Mid-Century Modern in San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

In pursuit of February's DOTM, Loco Moco, I wound up at 4th Street Bowl Coffee Shop last month. http://www.chowhound.com/post/sfba-dish-month-february-2016-loco-moco-1031793

Driving from Miami to Sanford: Halfway Spot

by taiga 4 years ago

I'm driving from Miami to Sanford and need some place halfway. I prefer something with character, old age, or dive with view, but any suggestions are welcome. Cafes and shacks welcome too.

Old Monterey Cafe for Lunch | Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

After a meeting nearby, my colleague and I wanted to duck into the new Poke Lab to grab a bite, but the line looked formidable and all the seats were taken. So we headed down the block to the Old M...

Suggestions for a greasy spoon (or other) near Yonge & Dundas?

by elephant_mcgee 4 years ago

We're looking for a place to have an early dinner after a matinee at the Mirvish Theatre (near Yonge & Dundas in Toronto), and so far I've had a vote for a greasy spoon (or other guilty pleasure ty...