The unpaid rite of passage known as the internship has evolved under pressure and lawsuits, and now many organizations pay all interns for their work. The U.S. Senate will soon follow suit.
Whether the decor is faux ’50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar dishes on the menu. The setting for countless memorable movie and TV scenes, diners are among the most democratic of American eateries. Rich, poor, black, white–all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.
- Paul Ruppert Owner, Crane & Turtle; Petworth Citizen; Petworth Citizen; Upshur St. Books; Partner, Room 11
- Robert Giaimo Co-Founder and President, Silver Diner
- Richard Gutman Director and Curator, Culinary Arts Museum at Johnson & Wales University; author, "American Diner: Then and Now"
- Missy Frederick Editor, Eater D.C.
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