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Diner fare: Hard work, nostalgia, and a side of really good fries

Atmosphere and experience are keys to success in a demanding business

Server Emilia Coelho at work inside the family-run Deluxe Town Diner in Watertown, which was established in 1947 and reopened in 2000.
By Lisa Kocian
Globe Staff / September 27, 2007

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It's community and atmosphere and regulars. It's historic character and comfortable booths and french fries. And, oh yeah, long hours. Really long, brutal hours. (Full article: 1565 words)

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