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Folks looking for something good to eat have never had to look far in New Jersey. For years, a rich mix of diners, drive-ins, ice cream shops and luncheonettes have lined the roads that cut through the state. And, small,...

Vintage eats from the streets of New Jersey

Folks looking for something good to eat have never had to look far in New Jersey. For years, a rich mix of diners, drive-ins, ice cream shops and luncheonettes have lined the roads that cut through the state. And, small,...

My dad used to take me here as a little kid.    "If you were a working stiff in New York any time during the mid-twentieth century, there’s a good chance that your daily lunch breaks were spent at one of the fifty Automat restaurants around the city. At the height of their popularity, they served around 350,000 customers a day. With their vast walls of chrome-and-glass food-dispensing machines offering everything from Salisbury steak to cream spinach to apple pie.

My dad used to take me here as a little kid. "If you were a working stiff in New York any time during the mid-twentieth century, there’s a good chance that your daily lunch breaks were spent at one of the fifty Automat restaurants around the city. At the height of their popularity, they served around 350,000 customers a day. With their vast walls of chrome-and-glass food-dispensing machines offering everything from Salisbury steak to cream spinach to apple pie.

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Going to the soda fountain; we had a neighborhood bakery with a counter like this. Whiled many an hour with my father there; he with his coffee and me with my bottle of Orange Crush.

Going to the soda fountain; we had a neighborhood bakery with a counter like this. Whiled many an hour with my father there; he with his coffee and me with my bottle of Orange Crush.

Waitresses 1950s-1960s

Waitresses 1950s-1960s

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