Ciara O’Rourke is a journalist based in Austin, Texas, and former reporter for Austin American-Statesman. She’s also written for The Atavist, The Atlantic, The New York Times, Seattle Met, and POLITICO, among other publications.

Behold the Intermountain West’s 10 most legendary diners because nothing satisfies quite like a burger or stack of pancakes at the end of a long stretch of asphalt
Delgadillo’s Snowcap in Seligman, Arizona, features shakes, burgers and fries. It’s one of our 10 “Back Roads” selections of diners and cafes in the West.
Mr. D’z Route 66 Diner in Kingman, Arizona, features burgers, hot dogs. It’s one of our 10 “Back Roads” selections of diners and cafes in the West.
Fifty years ago, a police shooting set in motion a decades-long chase across the American West.