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Sure, restaurants have posted hours -- but, hey, when hunger calls, what's a diner to do? Does showing up before an establishment opens or just before closing a sign of poor etiquette?
I asked a few Valley chefs and restauranteurs and this is what they had to say.
Whether its the boss on your back, your lover calling to break up (again), or the puzzling investigation of a brutal murder of a popular high school student named Laura Palmer, troubles seem to melt away with a slice of pie and a "damn fine cup of coffee" at your favorite neighborhood restaurant, diner, or java shop.
Which is why we've selected 10 of our favorite spots to have both in the Valley.
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