Courtesy of David Puthenry
The Tasty Sandwich Shop, a diner restaurant in Cambridge, open from 1916 to 1997 at 6 John F. Kennedy St. Behind the counter is chef Don Valcovic, on the right is Al Nidle, publisher of Street Magazine in the late 1980s. The restaurant’s customers ranged from long-time residents to students from Harvard University to bankers and businessmen, all mixing informally. Originally published on page 247 in "Dirty Old Boston," 2014.