That would be Fall River, Massachusetts, with its Portuguese community. And at Bishops, you get it in spades.
I loved this illustration of the great Rhode Island diner form Saveur
The owner’s name is Nancy
Nancy’s earned a loyal following at Bishop’s, which, despite a few appearances in diner history books and TV programs, mostly has skirted beneath the national radar. That makes the customers from Paris, Germany, and the Ukraine all the more surprising. They’re tourists staying in nearby hotels, and when they ask their concierges where they can find a legit New England restaurant experience, they’re usually sent to Bishop’s.