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92 years later, Newest still top dog

Diner recently featured on Travel Channel show “Food Paradise” show

Angelo Papanikos of Newest Lunch, prepares many hot dogs daily. Their hot dogs with everything, are the biggest seller at the luncheonette.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Angelo Papanikos of Newest Lunch, prepares many hot dogs daily. Their hot dogs with everything, are the biggest seller at the luncheonette.
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Dean Plakas always gets visitors. They show up in the morning, afternoon and early evening. “We do a lot of breakfasts,” said Plakas, who co-owns Schenectady’s landmark Newest Lunch with his uncle and cousin, John Papanikos and Angelo Papanikos, respectively. “We open at 7 a.m. and loyal customers are lined up outside, waiting for us to unlock the door.” The narrow, diner-style restaurant near the bottom of the Albany Street hill, just off Veeder Avenue ...


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pnotto
May 17, 2013
5:09 p.m.

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The best dinner food in the area if not the state and country if I may be that bold in my proclamation...

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