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Vintage Pink and Gray Diner for Sale in Birch Run, MI

Vintage Pink and Gray Diner for Sale in Birch Run, MI

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By RetroRuth Happy Memorial Day, everyone! Anyone looking to buy a vintage diner? Tom and I stumbled across one when we were on a recent trip to Frankenmuth, MI. We were on our way back and drove past this roadside diner outside of Birch Run, MI. The sign on the…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Fred and Kelly’s Barbecue

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Fred and Kelly’s Barbecue

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By Sara In AZ I’d eat Barbecue every day for the rest of my life if this place was down the street from me!   1940s Barbecue Curb Service Drive In Restaurant from seller ihaveitall2…

A Vintage Diner Experience – The West Bay Diner in Grand Marais, MI

A Vintage Diner Experience – The West Bay Diner in Grand Marais, MI

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By RetroRuth Tom and I just got back from a super-whirlwind trip to Wisconsin and Michigan’s UP.  It was really, really fun, but also really tiring! Luckily, we had lots of fun stuff and good food to keep us going during our crazy-long driving sections. Speaking of good food, check…

Bobo’s Drive-In Topeka, Kansas – A Retrotastic Fun Eating Experience!

Bobo’s Drive-In Topeka, Kansas – A Retrotastic Fun Eating Experience!

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I recently went on a mini road trip and we thought we’d hit up some fun eating joints along the way. We had seen Bobo’s Drive In featured in an episode of Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives and thought it looked super cool so we wanted…

Nostalgic 1950’s At Miss Katie’s Diner In Milwaukee

Nostalgic 1950’s At Miss Katie’s Diner In Milwaukee

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By RetroRuth It’s 50’s diner time! This time we are visiting Miss Katie’s Diner, where Tom and I went for breakfast on our recent trip to Milwaukee. This isn’t an authentic diner from the 1950’s (it’s only been open for 25 years), but the inside is filled with lots of…

Carhops

Carhops

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By Sablemable aka Jan   A big frosty mug of root beer, french fries hot out of the deep fryer and a gooey coney dog delivered to you on a shiny metal tray  by a carhop while you sat in your car.   Yum!   A&W ROOT BEER AD (Photo courtesy…

Dawson and Stevens 50’s Diner and Bottle Cap Museum in Grayling, MI

Dawson and Stevens 50’s Diner and Bottle Cap Museum in Grayling, MI

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By RetroRuth So, hopefully my post about Grayling didn’t depress you guys too much yesterday.  While some parts of it were looking a little…disheveled, Grayling was still a hopping little place. And, I must confess that I saved the absolute best hopping place for last.  May I present to you… Dawson & Stevens…

A Time Capsule Cafe – Starburst Formica and Great Food

A Time Capsule Cafe – Starburst Formica and Great Food

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My parents recently bought a small house on a lake in Woodruff, Wisconsin.  It is really cute, in a retirement community and they love it.  And the best part is, they have a yellow 1970s bathroom. Pictures of that are coming up later this week. In the meantime, here is…

Yesterday’s Trip to Ossineke, MI

Yesterday’s Trip to Ossineke, MI

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Hope everyone is having a great Sunday!  We had a fantastic road trip yesterday, and I am putting a slideshow of the pictures into this post.  The only thing that wasn’t to my liking was that there weren’t enough hours in the day.  Oh, and I would have loved to…