Larry Cultrea’s extensive and very informative blog about diners, with lots more fascinating information than you can shake a spoon at.
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.
“The only company in the WORLD that specializes in the restoration and preservation of authentic diners.”
Menus and listings for diners of the Hudson Valley area of New York state.
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.
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.
Mike Engle’s extensive and engaging catalogue of diners in New York and five other states, plus much more.
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”
Debra Jane Seltzer’s colourful and wide-ranging emporium of diners and many other interesting roadside attractions, with lots of photos and information.
“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.
“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.”
“A comprehensive site for all things related to diner culture in the Syracuse, NY area.” With helpful interactive map.
A parallel history to that of diners, and closely related to it.
Photographer Warren I. Green’s gorgeous diner photo project.
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.
“Big, Weird, Fabulous, and Funky Roadside Finds”
The biggest diner fan of them all, brought to you in living colour by Bill Griffith.