Diner Hotline

Larry Cultrea’s extensive and very informative blog about diners, with lots more fascinating information than you can shake a spoon at.

Diner Hunter

Spencer Stewart, “a connoiseur of the American roadside,” blogs about his diner visits, discoveries, and the history of diners. A fascinating site with some great material, including about Little Tavern, Toddle House, and more.

Diversified Diners

The only com­pany in the WORLD that spe­cial­izes in the restora­tion and preser­va­tion of authen­tic din­ers.”

Hudson Valley Diners

Menus and listings for diners of the Hudson Valley area of New York state.

John Baeder's website

Famed painter of industrial architecture of all kinds, John Baeder’s many diner paintings are loved by diner fans the world over, and even referenced by historians.

Lustron Preservation

Close sprit-kin to true diners, Lustron built just under 2500 expertly designed and engineered prefabricated steel houses from 1947 to 1950, about 2000 of which remain across 36 states, though many or most are threatened by markets, homebuyer preferences, or even zoning laws.

NY Diners

Mike Engle’s extensive and engaging catalogue of diners in New York and five other states, plus much more.

Retro Roadmap

Created and curated by inimitably fab Mod Betty, a sumptuous smorgasbord of roadside eats and attractions to thrill the retro lover in everyone. Besides a comprehensive interactive Map with a thousand things to see, Retro also sells a selection of printed guidebooks for some areas loaded with useful information for the retro traveller.


Your Guide to Authentic Regional Eats”

Roadside Architecture

Debra Jane Seltzer’s colourful and wide-ranging emporium of diners and many other interesting roadside attractions, with lots of photos and information.

Roadside Peek

An Adventure in Time” - Syd Nagoshi’s dazzling collection of roadside Americana all over the U.S. and even some of Canada, with many great images.

Society for Commercial Archeology

Established in 1977, the SCA is the oldest national organization devoted to the buildings, artifacts, structures, signs, and symbols of the 20th-century commercial landscape.”

Syracuse Diners

A comprehensive site for all things related to diner culture in the Syracuse, NY area.” With helpful interactive map.

The Complete History of American Food Trucks

A parallel history to that of diners, and closely related to it.

The Diner Project

Photographer Warren I. Green’s gorgeous diner photo project.

The Magic World of Comet

Rhode Island Diners Gone But Not Forgotten — an informative, image-rich collection about Rhode Island diners of the past, far more than most people would ever guess.

Wendy Vee's Roadside Wonders

Big, Weird, Fabulous, and Funky Roadside Finds”

Zippy the Pinhead

The biggest diner fan of them all, brought to you in living colour by Bill Griffith.