Al's Deli and Grill has been serving up hearty Mediterranean and American fare for over two decades. Locals rave about the lamb and beef gyros with sour cream and garlic sauce.
Birmingham's Al's Deli and Grill
This casual Anchorage eatery gets points for its warm welcome and extensive breakfast menu. You'll find reindeer sausage, eggs any way, skillets, and sweet treats like pancakes and waffles on the menu.
Anchorage's Leroy's Family Restaurant
Midtown Phoenix's "crave-able" vegan food starts at 6am. A vegan cheese lasagna with marinara sauce or overnight oats with spiced tofu scramble are good choices for brunch.
Urban Beans, Phoenix
This cosy diner in Rogers, Arkansas, has a big sign out front, checkerboard floors, bar seating, and a menu as long as your arm. The menu includes biscuits and gravy, chicken-fried steak, and catfish dinner.
Lucy's Diner, Rogers
Its slogan is "Deliciously yours," and it has locations in Hollywood and West Hollywood. The Hollywood location is unique, housed in the 1960s jazz club Shelly's Manne-Hole.
Kitchen24, Los Angeles
The restaurant on Colfax Avenue has been open since 1942, and Greek-born Pete Contos took over in 1988. Pete (who died in May 2019) came to America from Greece in the 1950s.
Denver's Pete's Kitchen
Elmer Palma, a Guatemalan native, has been serving world cuisine in Danbury, Connecticut, for over a decade. The menu at this diner is massive, with everything from Tex-Mex to seafood specials.