Classic Diners of Connecticut (American Palate) by Garrison Leykam,Larry Cultrera,Christopher Ian Dobbs

By Garrison Leykam,Larry Cultrera,Christopher Ian Dobbs

Over twenty thousand miles of highways and major streets crisscross the country of Connecticut, inviting hungry tourists and locals into the multiple hundred diners that dot the roadways. between those eateries are probably the most prized American vintage diners synthetic via such mythical developers as DeRaffele, O'Mahony, Tierney and Kullman. writer Garrison Leykam hosts a street journey to Connecticut's diners, celebrating neighborhood recipes and diner lingo--order up a #81, frog sticks or a Noah's boy with Murphy sporting a wreath--as good as tales that make every one diner particular. Tony's Diner in Seymour nonetheless retains images of the 1955 flood to never forget the tragedy the diner overcame. tales like these--of tragedy, triumph, sanctuary, convenience and community--fill the pages during this social gathering of vintage and ancient diners of the Nutmeg State.

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