Author: Robert Strauss

Going Greek

January 16, 2008

Ethereal aromas! Neon euphoria! Kudos for Hellenic hegemony! (English without these Greek-derived words would be like Jersey without Greek diners.) How a patriarchal system reached ambrosial apogee.

Seen in: Jersey Celebrities, Jersey Living

From lunch wagons to stone edifices, here’s a quick history of the structure you may be sitting in.

Seen in: History, Towns & Schools

Enthroned in a plush booth, handed a king-size menu, generations of New Jerseyans have helped diners survive the fast-food challenge. Diners are a part of life here in New Jersey, here are some tales behind the fabled eateries.

Seen in: Best Of Jersey