Monty’s Blue Plate Diner Restaurant is a popular neighborhood gathering spot, busy all day. Try the Tex-Mex breakfasts. Also home to a fab reuben, a fancy-schmancy hot fudge brownie sundae made with Chocolate Shoppe ice cream, and, of course, the vegetarian meat loaf.
The Blue Plate Diner, 2nd edition, by Tim Lloyd and Jim Novak, features many favorite recipes from Madison's popular east side diner. Meatloaf of the Gods and TNT BLT join a plethora of Big Bowl specialties. It's comfort food with spices and tasty nudges to suit your palate. Designed with a fun 40's and 50's diner theme, the cookbook folds flat and has easy-to-follow recipes. Contents include: Soups & Salads, Big Bowls, Sandwiches, Pastas & Entrees, Kids & Desserts, with an index. Hard cover, 7 inches by 8.25 inches, full-color with photos throughout, stay-flat binding, 120 pages. Published by Itchy Cat Press.