Forget the onion rings and french fries, both of which are of the generic, big-brand, straight-out-of-the-bag variety, but the burger, griddled on a flattop (and, yes, I like my burger swatted with American cheese), personifies why roadside diners are still very much a part of our yearning for simple nostalgia.
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