Included here are paintings and descriptions of more than 100 diners from every part of the United States. The artist's own captions introduce each diner - many of which no longer exist - and describe their food specialties, their sometimes quirky histories, and their owners, managers, or patrons. In the first edition 50 paintings were reproduced in color; for this new, revised, and updated edition, there are 69 in color. The artist has selected forty recent paintings to replace earlier works, most of which were shown only in black and white. New reminiscences, new anecdotes, and new facts accompany the paintings. Written by Baeder in his inimitable, conversational style, these brief texts tell the reader much about diner history, fashions in food and popular architecture, and about the amiable, slightly nutty man who pursues diners obsessively, yet views them with a perception that rivals that of a connoisseur of haute cuisine.
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Review: DinersUser Review - David - Goodreads
Disappointingly for this Californian, Baeder's book is almost exclusively about prefabricated metal diners on the East Coast, which he renders in photo-realistic paintings and amusing prose. I learned ... Read full review
Review: DinersUser Review - Leonard - Goodreads
I have a weird fascination with diners, and I bought this book thinking it was a book of photos of old-school diners. In fact, they're photorealistic paintings. Very odd, but enjoyable. Read full review
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DINERS REVISED. Resimleyen: JOHN BAEDER. John Baeder bir ressam. Bu kitabında, Amerika'nın değişik b÷lgelerinden 100 kadar ''diner''ı resimlemiş ve ...
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Notes: A great documentary on the Keystone State's diners. ... Eat Your Way Across the USA: 500 Diners, Lobster Shacks, Buffets, Pie Palaces, ...
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