Cheap Food and Proud Waitresses

Swiss photographer Stephen Shaher traveled all over America, from coast to coast, and took pictures of things that he remembered most of all – cheap food and waitresses who served it.

White Spot Cafe
Trinidad, Colorado, October 1, 2004
Waiter: Carol
Order: steamed burrito with beef, tea, Diet Coke ($ 7.34)

All American Truck Plaza
Frieston, Pennsylvania, October 12, 2004
Waiter: Denise
Order: steak and eggs, coffee ($ 10.27)

Rock & Roll Diner
Ocianno, California, September 22, 2004
Waiter: Carol
Order: Elvis burger (no bacon), potato chips, Coca-Cola ($ 9.55)

The Palms
Twenty-Nine Palms,, Colorado, September 24, 2004
Waiter: Alex
Order: Double cheeseburger, french fries (large portion), water ($ 6.00)

Crash Site Cafe
Roswell, New Mexico, October 2, 2004
Waiter: Kristi
Order: burger Alien Goo, water Ufo H2O, tea ($ 9.97)

Shell Restaurant
Nipigon, Ontario, Canada, July 28, 2002
Waiter: Rachel
Order: grilled chicken breast, fries, tea ($ 17.65)

The Pink Cadillac Diner
Natural Bridge, Virginia, October 9, 2004
Waiter: Brenda
Order: salmon, spinach, french fries, soup, soda ($ 11.23)