Does the promise of summer inspire thoughts of diners and road food? It does for us, certainly, and apparently it does for our friends at WBEZ and their always interesting Curious City feature. Go here to Louisa Chu’s food blog at WBEZ, and you’ll get her takes on a bunch of old places including the recently departed Ohio House and classics such as Diner Grill and Moon’s, as well as a taxonomy of the species:
After a Waffle Combo Meal with two eggs over easy, ham, hash browns and coffee at Cozy Corner Restaurant and Pancake House in Chicago (the Kelvyn Park location, not the 1977 original Logan Square location) I came to a decision. How will we define a diner?
I know it when I see it.
Then click on the big illustration at the top to launch an audio-video slideshow by Chu, Jennifer Brandel and others. [WBEZ]