The Rebirth of the Diner
August 29, 2012 2:17 pm ET
Since the dawn of the 20th century Americas’ diners have served as a one stop shop for eclectic variety of foods. But with the birth of fine dining and an emerging cornucopia of specialty restaurants the classic diner fell by the way side.
Jonah Flicker of BBC.com quested to discovery the last frontier of the American diner only to find it lay within the concrete jungle of Manhattan. In his exploration of Americana Jonah discovered that while rent is climbing these classic landmarks are still enduring. So gather up your family and head out to one of these three classic New York diners before they’re extinct:
Landmark Diner- 158 Grand St. New York, NY
Tom’s Restaurant- 2880 Broadway New York, NY
Castle Hill Diner- 1506 Bronxdale Ave Bronx, NY
Have more great diner suggestions? Leave them in the comment section below! To read about New York’s great diners click HERE.
Featured photo by Graham Crouch.