Tops Coffee Shop had its humble beginnings way back in 1935 as the place where locals and travelers gathered to eat hot breakfasts, burgers and grilled sandwiches cooked up fast by the minute man on the old 1932 Wolf Griddle and Stove. Top’s Coffee Shop has seen a lot of changes over the decades but one thing has remained a constant: they use ingredients and provide the best service in a warm and friendly environment. Read more at Tops website and check out the recent article about Tops
The Garrison Leykam Daily is online! Read about diners, motorcycles and everything inbetween!
Listen to Garrison’s interview with composer,artist, filmmaker, arranger, songwriter, singer and performer Phoebe Legere:
Click here to listen to the full episode of Those Diner and Motorcycle Guys with Phoebe Legere and Richard Henry, owner of Phoebe’s favorite diner, the Maine Diner
The New York Times raved: “Legere plays the piano with enormous authority in a style that encompasses Chopin, blues, ragtime, bebop and beyond, and she brings to her vocal delivery a four octave range, and an extraordinary palette of tonal color and meticulous phrasing.” Legere has recorded for Mercury Records in England and Epic, Island, Rizzoli, Funtone, ESP Disk and Einstein records in the United States. Légère has released ten CDs of original music. She has appeared on NPR, CBS Sunday Morning, PBS’s City Arts, Soundcheck and Charlie Rose.
Interview Magazine called her “ a genius.”
Variety said, “Phoebe Legere is superb!”
Phoebe’s favorite diner is the Maine Diner!
The Makris Diner is a classic one designed by Jerry O’Mahony in 1951. But, noting compares to the smiling faces and relaxing atmosphere as you choose a seat of you liking and taste wonderful homemade cooking.
Listen to Garrison’s interview with Ewa Nowak, owner of the Makris Diner: