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Majestic Diner - Atlanta, GA

I've been meaning to upload this one for quite some time! This image was captured on a brief photo walk with Rick Sammon and Rob Knight last summer after a workshop. I love the way the sky came out in this one and content aware worked beautifully to remove some power lines! This was a handheld, three image HDR at ISO 1600.

Best Cheeseburgers in the world...as rated by the Dill's :) The conk fritters and crab cakes are divine as well!- Yacht Basin Provision Co. Southport, NC

The Cottages of Southport

Alright. Day two of Kindergarten. All is well. I am trying to post something upbeat in an effort to move on in life! Who knew I would ha...

Yum Yum ice cream in Greensboro, NC near University of North Carolina Greensboro. Est. 1909. They make their ice cream fresh in back of the store. Love it!

Yum Yum Ice Cream-- Since 1907

Yum Yum Ice Cream in its first incarnation was sold from a cart beginning in 1909 in downtown Greensboro. An early Greensboro postcard features the ice cream cart in front of the Courthouse. In the 1920's, the business was moved to a free-standing building at the corner of Forest and Spring Garden Streets. Since the location was at the western limit of the city, the owner called the business West End Ice Cream. Around that time, he introduced the ice cream flavor Yum-Yum, a flavor that is…

These 10 Restaurants In North Carolina Don't Look Like Much... But WOW, They're Good

These 10 Places Might Not Look Like Much, But Wow They're Good

These amazing restaurants are hiding in plain sight!

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10 ‘Hole In The Wall’ Restaurants In North Carolina That Will Blow Your Tastebuds Away

9 'Hole In The Wall' Restaurants In North Carolina That Will Truly Treat Your Tastebuds

You'll be pleasantly surprised by these amazing restaurants.

Diner Hotline’s Top 10 Massachusetts Diners, part 1

I have been communicating with Beth Lennon recently (of Retro Roadmap, see last Diner Hotline post). She is, as I write this, back in Massachusetts to visit with family and do some roadtrip/roadsid…

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The 20 Restaurant Chains That No Longer Exist

Chain restaurants like Applebee's, Fridays, Chili's and Outback may dominate highways and mall locations alike, but it wasn't always that way. See if you can remember these totally or nearly defunct chain restaurants from decades ago.

First Krispy Kreme store in Winston Salem NC in 1937.

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For generations, Krispy Kreme has been serving delicious doughnuts and coffee. Stop by for an Original Glazed doughnut or other variety paired with a hot or iced coffee.

Here we have Bob's Big Boy drive-in restaurant in Burbank in 1940. Bob’s is still there but it doesn’t look like this, and it certainly doesn’t have wait staff running around in cowboy boots. Oh boy, the feet of those poor girls must have been killing them at the end of a shift. Look at the signage behind them: “THIN PAN CAKES” – I've never noticed that we used to spell “pancakes” as two separate words.

Bob’s Big Boy drive-in restaurant, Burbank, California, 1940

Here we have Bob’s Big Boy drive-in restaurant in Burbank in 1940. Bob’s is still there but it doesn’t look like this, and it certainly doesn’t have wait staff running around in cowboy boots.…