I always talk about that great scene in diner, Barry Levinson film, where one of the characters starts beating up somebody.
A restaurant menu is the nexus of a diner, a dinner, a chef and the suitably hospitable environment in which a meal is served.
“There are various iterations of my life out there,” says Billy Hayes, digging into his Eggs Benedict at a Manhattan diner.
He became involved with Victoria, then 24, who met him while she working at a diner that he was eating at.
Later, when I noticed a couple of the fathers walking off together to a diner across the street I understood.
She was doubtless some great and exclusive personage, for she had not appeared in public, not even in the diner.
I do want to ride on a train, a big train with a sleeper and a diner!
That the discovery of what it is you eat in a vol-au-vent at a "diner trois francs," will please but not surprise you.
If we get hungry before we reach Los Angeles, we'll patronize the diner.
Now, when you got over there, how long did you stay at the diner?
"one who dines, 1815," agent noun from dine. Meaning "railway car for eating" is 1890, American English; of restaurants built to resemble dining cars (or in some cases actual converted dining cars) from 1935. The Diner's Club credit card system dates from 1952.