Americana (and defensiveness about how New England is totally the best region, how dare those brash Mid-Atlantics!, because of course. But these are gorgeous):
Worcester Lunch Car Company began building its diners in 1906, producing some 650 units before it shut down in 1961. The several dozen that remain today—including the Rosebud in Somerville—are instantly recognizable thanks to their unique railcar exteriors and barrel-roofed, wood-paneled, and ceramic-tiled interiors. Many even continue to sport signs advertising “Booth Service,” a relic from a time when it was considered unladylike to sit at the counter.