In addition to being famous for his namesake cake mix, Duncan Hines was a traveling salesman and self-described authority on a great many things, including hot coffee, Kentucky country-cured ham and how to locate a tasty restaurant meal (in 1935) for under a dollar and a quarter. Read this wonderful article by Nicole Jankowski about how Duncan Hines did business and experienced life on his own terms; “doing it his own way, by traveling the highway with his pencil and notebook, changing the way America ate on the open road — one adventure at a time.”
Any time you eat a steamed cheeseburger in central Connecticut, it’s likely that Wallingford’s Bob Gattilia is at the hamburger helm. Read this wonderful article in Connecticut Magazine about Bob and the Connecticut story of steamed cheeseburgers: Steamed Cheeseburgers: Wallingford’s Bob Gattilia Carries on Steam Chest Tradition
Welcome to the Trolley Car Diner. Slip into a booth. Get comfy. Turn around and check out our regulars. Guys by the name of Elvis, Frank and Jackie. And gals like Audrey, Grace & Ella. Yes, it’s always the 1950s in our magical little part of the world. But you don’t have to be an old-timer to enjoy our delicious milkshakes and succulent burgers. Just bring a sense of fun, and some of your favorite people. And leave the rest to us. Check out the Trolley Car Diner website!
The Delta Diner near Iron River, Wisconsin in Northwest Wisconsin offers a classic American roadside diner restaurant experience in a completely rebuilt 1940 Silk City Diner set in the Northwood’s of Wisconsin. While the experience is truly DINER, “the menu is eclectic. … whatever that means!!”
I’ve started writing a new e-book about biker-friendly diners across the country and I’d like to include your favorite one. If your submission is included, I will also invite you and the diner owner to be call-in guests on my podcast radio show.
Email me at:
Garrison@ThoseDinerAndMotorcycleGuys.com and I’ll tell you more.