Diner postings

*AZBlog postings about/in diners (and motels and fast food restaurants and bowling alleys etc.) — mostly from Zippy the Pinhead

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Footnote on marriage equality:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/06/30/footnote-on-marriage-equality/]
William Haefeli New Yorker cartoon with a male couple in a trendy NYC diner

The Bun Boy Motel:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/12/07/the-bun-boy-motel/]
the Bun Boy Motel in Baker CA and the adjoining Mad Greek diner

face compounds:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/02/25/face-compounds/]
Zippy: Doggie Diner chain

Breakfast at Zippy’s:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/08/13/breakfast-at-zippys/]
non-standard American breakfasts; the diner depicted might be the Gourmet Diner in Clarks Summit (near Scranton) PA

Zippy’s movie career:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/08/14/zippys-movie-career/]
Zippy: Hollywood Diner in Dover DE

French dip:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/08/18/french-dip/]
Zippy: USA Country Diner in Kullman NJ; French dip sandwich

8/23/12: Madonna Inn:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/08/23/madonna-inn/]
Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo CA

Two portmanteaus:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/08/25/two-portmanteaus/]
Zippy with diner-saur (in an unidentified diner); Roadside Diner in Wall NJ

Repurposed comics:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/08/25/repurposed-comics/]
Zippy of 2/13/07 in an unidentified diner

Nighthawks:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/09/09/nighthawks/]
assorted parodies of Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks

Bob’s Big Boy:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/10/12/bobs-big-boy/]
various Bob’s Big Boys, especially one in San Jose CA

Bob & Edith’s:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/01/10/bob-ediths/]
Zippy: Bob & Edith’s Diner in Arlington VA

Fenwick:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/02/14/fenwick/]
Zippy: names; unidentified diner

eggs over easily:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/04/03/eggs-over-easily/]
Bizarro on eggs over easy at a diner

namesake:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/07/18/namesake/]
Zippy: Bendix Diner in Hasbrouck Heights NJ

The queen of South Jersey diner haiku:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/08/04/the-queen-of-south-jersey-diner-haiku/]
Zippy: Olga’s Diner, Marlton Circle, South Jersey; three haikus

8/17/13: The Astro Motel:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/08/17/the-astro-motel/]
in Pasadena CA (and elsewhere)

traditional Czech triplecoat:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/10/10/traditional-czech-triplecoat/]
Zippy: a Parthenon diner, possibly in CT; Czech specialties

Zippy: Fun with names:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/10/15/zippy-fun-with-names/]
Zippy: Polka Dot Diner, probably the one in White River Junction VT; Esso Drop Girl; and more

White Man(n)a:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/11/07/white-manna/]
Zippy: White Manna in Hackensack NJ, White Mana in Jersey City NJ

Modern Diner:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/11/09/modern-diner/]
Zippy: Modern Diner in Pawtucket RI; limerick “There once was a man from Nantucket”

Town Diner:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/11/13/town-diner/]
Zippy: Deluxe Town Diner in Watertown MA; Andrew Wyeth; and Mallomars

The Zippy diner watch:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/11/15/the-zippy-diner-watch/
Bill Griffith clears out the Oasis Diner in White Plains NY

Two from Zippy:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/11/25/two-from-zippy/]
#1, Zippy: unidentified Central Diner

At Peg’s Diner:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/11/30/at-pegs-diner/]
Zippy: Peg’s Diner in Whitinsville MA; earlier Zippy (of 4/13/06) with Peg’s

Invisible in Eureka:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/12/10/invisible-in-eureka/]
Zippy: Fresh Freeze in Eureka CA

Santa art:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/12/26/santa-art/]
Ed Wheeler parody of Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks

Doggie Diner:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/12/27/doggie-diner/]
Zippy: (California) Doggie Diner chain

Another crop of cartoons:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/19/another-crop-of-cartoons/]
#4, Zippy: Kim’s Classic Diner in Sabina OH – no, the Carlton Kitchen in Bentleyville PA

A diner and taco sauce:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/28/a-diner-and-taco-sauce/]
Zippy: Angelo’s in Glassboro NJ; La Victoria taco sauce

Jarry at the diner:]
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/30/jarry-at-the-diner/
Zippy on Alfred Jarry

Jarry at the diner II:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/31/jarry-at-the-diner-ii/
Tit’n Diner in Tilton NH; followup to “Jarry at the diner”

The diner and the definite article:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/31/the-diner-and-the-definite-article/]
Zippy on The Diner (Omaha NE) and other uses of the definite article

On the lam at Lim’s:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/04/13/on-the-lam-at-lims/]
Zippy: Lim’s Cafe, Chinese restaurant/diner in Redding CA

Zippy on sleep and more:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/04/28/zippy-on-sleep-and-more/]
Zippy: cultural references; Amherst Diner in Winchester VA; country ham and beaten biscuits

Self-awareness and a milestone:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/05/29/self-awareness-and-a-milestone/]
Zippy: pop icons; Village Diner, Millerton NY

In style:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/06/04/in-style/]
Bizarro: diner egg styles

MUFFIN SAUSAGES WITH EGGS:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/06/18/muffin-sausages-with-eggs/]
interpreting the diner board

Streamlined Koons:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/06/21/streamlined-koons/]
Zippy: Streamline(d) Diner in Savannah GA; Jeff Koons

Cartooning at the diner:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/07/06/cartooning-at-the-diner/]
Zippy: two cartoons set in the Pig ‘N’ Whistle Diner in Brighton MA

A Sunday quartet:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/07/14/a-sunday-quartet/]
#1: Zippy in a nameless, unidentified diner

Keep on Truckee:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/08/02/keep-on-truckee/]
#1: Zippy at the Truckee Diner in Truckee CA

8/9/14: Neon Vegas:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/08/09/neon-vegas/]
Sky Ranch Motel in L.V.

Tumble Inn, Stan:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/08/14/tumble-inn-stan/]
Zippy: the Tumble Inn Diner in Claremont NH

9/12/14: Zippy at the Alamo:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/09/12/zippy-at-the-alamo/]
the Alamo Court Motel in Ocean City MD

Roost Lake Trout:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/09/26/roost-lake-trout/]
Zippy: Roost Lake Trout in Baltimore MD

Miss Florence and the Paleo Diet:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/10/23/miss-florence-and-the-paleo-diet/]
Zippy: Miss Florence Diner in Northampton MA

Monday quartet:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/11/10/monday-quartet-2/]
#4 on Doggie Diner heads

Telezippic communication:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/16/telezippic-communication/]
Main Street Diner in Plainville CT

The Zip-man:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/19/the-zip-man/]
unidentified diner in Zippy

Driving your penguin into the new year:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/01/01/driving-your-penguin-into-the-new-year/]
Penguin Drive-In in Charlotte NC

Miss Portland:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/01/03/miss-portland/]
Zippy with Miss Portland Diner in Portland ME

Advice from Weenie Beenie:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/01/09/advice-from-weenie-beanie/]
Zippy: Weenie Beenie in Arlington VA

Norms:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/01/15/norms/]
Norms coffeeshop in L.A., with a Zippy

Diner at the summit:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/03/13/diner-at-the-summit/]
Zippy: Summit Diner in Somerset PA

At the diner in Prosaic:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/04/02/at-the-diner-in-prosaic/]
Zippy: Cindy’s Diner in North Scituate RI

Return to Norms:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/05/07/return-to-norms/]
Zippy: Norms in SoCal

King Copper:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/06/22/king-copper/]
The King Copper Motel in Copper Harbor MI

Zippy in Holyoke:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/06/zippy-in-holyoke/]
Nick’s Nest in Holyoke MA

7/16/15: Zippy and the Icon at the Bluebonnet:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/16/zippy-and-the-icon-at-the-bluebonnet/]
the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton MA

8/8/15: Diner aesthetics:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/08/08/diner-aesthetics/]
Mel’s Diner in Lebanon PA

9/14/15: The speech of signs:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/09/14/the-speech-of-signs/]
Blake’s Lotaburger in the Albuquerque area

10/16/15: Meatless and brainless:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/10/16/meatless-and-brainless/]
Zippy: the Short Stop diner in Belleville NJ

1/1/16: Two for New Year’s Day:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/01/01/two-for-new-years-day/]
#1 Zippy: Summit Diner in Somerset PA

1/7/16: Bilkpoe (and fractured Stein):
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/01/07/bilkpoe-and-fractured-stein/]
Wolfie’s Rascal House in Miami area

1/21/16: The Elm City Diner:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/01/21/the-elm-city-diner/]
Zippy: Elm City Diner in New Haven CT

1/28/16: Three Thursday cartoons:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/01/28/three-thursday-cartoons/]
#3 Zippy: Conny’s Creamy Cone soft-serve in St. Paul MN

3/28/16: Rendezvous at Zip’s:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/28/rendezvous-at-zips/]
7 Zippy cartoons involving Zip’s Diner in Dayville CT

3/29/16: From a Maine dner to Southern squirrel stew:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/29/from-a-maine-diner-to-southern-squirrel-stew/]
Zippy: Brunswick Diner in Brunswick ME

4/9/16L Zip-O-Rama:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/04/09/zip-o-rama/]
Zippy: Burg-O-Rama diner in Oxford MA

4/14/16: Surreal mud in CT:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/04/14/surreal-mud-in-ct/]
Zippy: Norm’s Diner in Groton CT

4/27/16: Ding Dong Deli:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/04/27/ding-dong-deli/]
Zippy: Ding Dong Deli in Oak Ridge NJ

5/19/16: The White Palace Cafe:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/05/19/the-white-palace-cafe/]
Zippy: the White Palace/Castle Cafe in Gadsden AL

5/24/16: On the Hi-Lo:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/05/24/on-the-hi-lo/]
Zippy: the Hi-Lo Diner in Minneapolis MN

8/5/16: Ziplinguistics:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/08/05/ziplinguists/]
Zippy: Griff’s Hamburgers in the southwest (TX, LA, NM)

8/19/16: Pink motels, Cadillacs, etc.etc.:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/08/19/pink-motels-cadillacs-etc-etc/]
Pink Motel in Cherokee NC, Pink Motel in San Fernando Valley

9/5/16: A Minneapolis fling:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/09/05/a-minneapolis-fling/]
Memory Lanes blowling alley in Minneapolis MN

10/15/16: Zippy goes out to catch a bite:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/10/15/zippy-goes-out-to-catch-a-bite/]
Dippin’ Donuts, the Sugar Shack

10/27/16: Two poignant cartoons:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/10/27/two-poignant-cartoons/]
Singers Kreemy Deelite in Oil City PA

11/11/16: Tubby in Peekskill:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/11/11/tubby-in-peekskill/]
Center Diner in Peekskill NY; Sunset Diner in Little Lulu

11/19/16: Gluten log at the Bluebird Diner in Brooklyn:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/11/19/gluten-log-at-the-bluebird-diner-in-brooklyn/]

12/3/16: The shop of many things:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/12/03/the-shop-of-many-things/]
Terminal Launderette (no – Luncheonette); gas station; food convenience store; diner

2/24/17: Arbitrary donuts:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/02/24/arbitrary-donuts/]
3 Donut Dinettes

4/24/17: Alien signage and Arbus in Anaheim:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/24/alien-signage-and-arbus-in-anaheim/]
Linbrook Bowl (and coffee shop) in Anaheim CA

5/20/17: X with some X on the side and some X poured on top:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/20/x-with-some-x-on-the-side-and-some-x-poured-on-top/]
South Street Diner in Boston MA

7/14/17: Wonder Woman gets Milk Duds at the Charcoal Pit:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/14/wonder-woman-gets-milk-duds-at-the-charcoal-pit/]
original Charcoal Pit in Wilmington DE

8/1/17: Zippy and Griffy on the Hanna-Barbera diner tour:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/08/01/zippy-and-griffy-on-the-hanna-barbera-diner-tour/]
The Hollywood diner in Dover DE; Happy Days Diner in Cave City KY

9/28/17: From marbles and barbats to challah:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/09/28/from-marbles-and-barbats-to-challah/]
the Parthenon Diner in Old Saybrook CT

10/2/17: One-hit grinders:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/10/02/one-hit-grinders/]
Mary’s Coffee Shop (and grinders)

10/13/17: Traveling around with Zippy:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/10/13/traveling-around-with-zippy/]
Justin Time / Cassidies / Cassidys diner in Meriden CT

11/11/17: At the Little Tavern in Laurel:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/11/11/at-the-little-tavern-in-laurel/]
the Little Tavern in Laurel MD, now Laurel Tavern Donuts

11/11/17: Rice pudding in the land of quilted steel:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/11/11/rice-pudding-in-the-land-of-quilted-steel/]
Schuyler Diner in Lyndhurst NJ

12/1/17: Maple Donuts, coffee shops, and unapologetic identities:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/12/01/maple-donuts-coffee-shops-and-unapologetic-identities/]
Maple Donuts in York PA

12/21/17: The flying bucket on Sepulveda:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/12/21/the-flying-bucket-on-sepulveda/]
Dinah’s Family Restaurant

12/22/17: Memory and the power of diner food:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/12/22/memory-and-the-power-of-diner-food/]
more from Dinah’s

1/1/18: No vacancy:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/01/01/no-vacancy/]
motel and diner in Columbia PA (in Lancaster Co.)

1/9/18: The clowns of death and the frogs of Wellsboro:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/01/09/the-clowns-of-death-and-the-frogs-of-wellsboro/]
the Frog Hut fast-food place in Wellsboro PA

1/15/18: Attack of the custardy torus:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/01/15/attack-of-the-custardy-torus/]
Happy Donuts in Palo Alto; the Glass Slipper Inn

2/27/18: Retro chic:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/02/27/retro-chic/]
Eveready Diner in Hyde Park NY

3/18/18: Return to Dover DE:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/18/return-to-dover-de/]
The Hollywood in Dover DE

4/23/18: A war of initialism:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/23/a-war-of-initialism/]
the Flames in San Jose CA, its predecessor and its successor

4/27/18: Cold Comfort Brooklyn:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/27/cold-comfort-brooklyn/]
The New Floridian in Brooklyn

4/29/18: Return to Austin TX:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/29/return-to-austin-tx/]
Fran’s Hamburgers (2 locations) in Austin TX

6/23/18: Return to the Amherst Diner in Winchester VA:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/06/23/return-to-the-amherst-diner-in-winchester-va/]

6/28/18: Mix and match:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/06/28/mix-and-match/]
Main Street Diner in Plainville CT

11/15/18: Bite me, Count Bendix!:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/11/15/bite-me-count-bendix/]
Bendix Diner in Hasbrouck Heights NJ

4/20/19: Will the real Zippy please stand up?:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/04/20/will-the-real-zippy-please-stand-up/]
Littleton Diner in Littleton NH

6/5/19: The Chinese diner:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/06/05/the-chinese-diner/]
Elgin diner in Camden NJ

9/18/19: The outrage of a new menu:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/09/18/the-outrage-of-a-new-menu/]
Al’s Diner in Chicopee MA

10/29/19: News at the Miss Albany:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/10/29/news-at-the-miss-albany/]
the Miss Albany in Albany NY

11/27/19: At the onomatomania dinette:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/11/27/at-the-onomatomania-dinette/]
Do-Nut Dinettes in Norfolk VA and in NC; dinette ‘diner’

1/12/20: The lure of Zip’s:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/01/12/the-lure-of-zips/]
Zip’s in Dayville CT

4/19/20: Quick shot: return to 24th St.:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/04/19/quick-shot-return-to-24th-st/]
St. Francis Diner in SF

5/9/20: The Book of Norman:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/05/09/the-book-of-norman/]
Village Diner in Millerton NY

5/19/20: The toroids of York:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/05/19/the-toroids-of-york/]
Maple Donuts in York PA

6/13/20: Milk Duds with duck sauce chez Zippy:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/06/14/milk-duds-with-duck-sauce-chez-zippy/]
Zippy’s dream diner Zippy Food

7/14/20: CORN/BEEF:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/07/14/corn-beef/]
Fuller’s in Portland OR

7/30/20: Donut alliteration:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/07/30/donut-alliteration/]
Niceville (FL) diner

12/31/20: Life in the Twilight Zone:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/12/31/life-in-the-twilight-zone/]
29 Diner in Fairfax VA.

1/2/21: Loss of perspective:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/01/02/loss-of-perspective/]
Hillsville Diner in Hillsville VA

2/11/21: The allusive shark shack:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/02/11/the-allusive-shark-shack/]
Joe’s Crab Shack chain

3/11/21: By their consumer products you shall know them:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/03/11/by-their-consumer-products-you-shall-know-them/]
Irving gas stations and Mainway convenience stores

5/17/21: Chips on the west, Chip’s on the east:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/05/17/chips-on-the-west-chips-on-the-east/]
Chips coffee shop in Hawthorne (L.A.), Chip’s Family Restaurants in CT

6/22/21: Il Castello del Formaggio:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/06/22/il-castello-del-formaggio/]
Mars Cheese Castle in Kenosha WI

4 Responses to “Diner postings”

  1. Diner postings | Arnold Zwicky's Blog Says:

    […] materials (notably, in html documents on this blog, especially in Pages), I’ve added a Page (under Lists) with information about postings on diners, indebted especially to Zippy the Pinhead. […]

  2. A Sunday quartet | Arnold Zwicky's Blog Says:

    […] diners; for the most part, Bill Griffith provides clues to the identity of these diners (examples here) — but not in this case, where Zippy’s taking his pleasure at a generic Diner X. […]

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    […] “diner strip” (for a list of diner postings on this blog, most of them from Zippy, see here). The truth is a bit more complex than that. But the model for the establishment is easy to find, […]

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    […] some work) can be tracked down (from their names and/or locations) and depicted (there’s a Page on this blog on my postings about these […]

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