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'Diner Porn' Book Launches Kickstarter; SFA's Gravy Podcast

Plus a collaboration between Shake Shack and Big Gay Ice Cream.

KICKSTARTIN'— Tom Smith and Alecia Eberhardt, the team behind the Diner Porn blog, have turned to Kickstarter to help fund the first Diner Porn book. The duo are seeking $6,500 to bring their diner stories to print, promising a book that "record[s] these diners for posterity and celebrate[s] them as the artistic and cultural icons that they truly are." More information here. [EaterWire]

AUDIO INTERLUDE— As promised, the Southern Foodways Alliance has launched its first recurring podcast, and the introductory episode of Gravy focuses on Southern Thanksgiving traditions. NPR radio producer Tina Antolini hosts and produces the show; a new episode will be available to stream every other week. Listen in on the first episode here. [EaterWire]

NEW YORK CITY— Powerhouse burger chain Shake Shack will join forces with Big Gay Ice Cream in a limited-edition collaboration: The "Layer Shake" features Shake Shack's pumpkin custard and BGIC's eggnog ice cream layered alongside each other in the same cup, topped with a "graham crust-pumpkin seed-cranberry crumble." The treat is available only at BGIC's West Village location and Shake Shack's DUMBO location today through Sunday, November 23. [EaterWire]

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