Johnny Rockets, San Jose

During my trip to California I paid a visit to Johnny Rocket’s, a diner chain that embodies the classic 1950s Americana feel that we all imagine when we think of American diners from the movies. The red leather stools and booths, vintage posters and typefaces used on the menu alongside the juke boxes make this…

Clarke’s Charcoal Broiler, Mountain View

One lunch time while out in San Jose we took a little drive to Mountain View where I was promised we’d have a truly American dirty burger joint experience. We arrived at Clarke’s, which doesn’t look like much from the road, it’s a bit of a shack and not remotely fancy and you could easily…