The article "More Than Coffee: New York's Vanishing Diner Culture" is written by George Blecher on November 23, 2016.
George Blecher begins his article by presenting eateries as the third most important place in his life (after home and work) and by lamenting the fact that more and more American eateries are closing down, especially in New York.
Blecher cites experts about the importance of diners in big cities as a place that helps people socialize and feel part of a community.
Diners have always been essential in America. Smiles and community are associated with them, but the opportunity of experiencing the diner culture is narrowing down too much of a regret for a lot of Americans. In the article More Than Coffee:
New York’s Vanishing Diner Culture by George Blecher, published in The New York Times in 2016, this societal problem is brought to light
The writer is George Blecher (b.1941). He lives in New York and is an American writer, journalist and translator.