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Jersey Diners by Peter Genovese
Book DescriptionThere is nothing more ""Jersey"" than a diner. Adorning the highways and byways of fully half of the state's 567 municipalities, no one in New Jersey lives far from one. There are more diners here than in any other state, and on top of that, two of the three remaining diner manufacturers are located in the Garden State. In a year of roadside research, Peter Genovese talked to owners, employees, and customers, and ate more bacon and egg sandwiches than he cares to remember. The result is a funny, revealing book about a beloved American institution. Whether you want to know where and how diners started, who invented eggs served in a skillet, why these twenty-four-hours-a-day eateries are so popular, or, most important, which one has the best French toast, Jersey Diners has the answers. Packed with facts, trivia, and stories about the owners, employees, and clientele, the book is also complemented with over three hundred evocative, beautiful photos of the buildings, their distinctive decor, the food, and the people who love it from Sussex to Salem counties. In addition, this newly revised edition includes a fully updated directory that details where you can find every diner throughout the state.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813538761
(203mm x 254mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Rivergate Books
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Peter Genovese
Peter Genovese, a feature writer for the New Jersey Star-Ledger, eats, lives - even dreams - New Jersey. The author of The Jersey Shore Uncovered, Roadside New Jersey, and The Great American Roadtrip (all Rutgers University Press), he has driven 500,000 miles around the state in the past twenty years.
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