greasy spoon

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a small restaurant specializing in short-order fried foods

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"I've acted once before - it was in a small film for Channel 4 where I ran a greasy cafe in Paddington.
I was in pain the next day, so it was straight to the greasy cafe and as much fried food as possible.
People living in PS3million houses are just a step away from bedsits and council flats, cheap clothing stores, designer boutiques, expensive coffee bars, greasy cafes, churches and mosques.
A FRENCH author has claimed in a new book that Britain is just rain, greasy cafes and poncey pubs.
You see, ever since a recent documentary on prison conditions was shown, jealous truck drivers, sick of greasy cafes, have been trying to get into Mountjoy for a taste of their top cuisine.
The puzzle is that the company's greasy cafes are currently the most successful in-store eating places in Britain, serving 20 million meals a year.