The NRN 50: Counter culture

The NRN 50: Counter culture

Much like the “bottomless” cups of coffee at classic diners that dot highways and towns across the country, Americans’ love for the iconic restaurant concept never seems to run out.

Through the years, the countless diners along highway exits and towns throughout the country have fended off competition from chains and outlasted fleeting culinary fads with a simple formula: a predictable format, speedy service and a menu of familiar favorites.

“This little slice of the

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