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Though the term “greasy spoon” has connotations of questionable hygiene practices, diners and hole-in-the-wall restaurants that serve a good breakfast sandwich on toasted rye and crunchy breakfast potatoes are something sacred. And they’re often the only cure for a really bad hangover.

The proliferation of fast-food restaurants and chains in recent decades put a dent in the number of mom-and-pop breakfast joints so they can be hard to find nowadays. So we made a map.

Did we miss any of your favorites? Shoot us an email to [email protected] and we’ll add them asap. But be nice, or we’ll take our time.

Brendan O'Connor

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