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Weekend Breakfast: Joyce's Coffee Shop

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You walk in and it's like the end of result of a time machine. It's the San Fernando Valley, 1960s, 1970s, maybe. Families and friends are gathered around tables while the three main staff--two mainstay waitresses and the cook, Rudy--rush around serving everyone's bellies to a greasy satisfaction. It's breakfast. It's America's suburb.

Joyce's is a classic old-school Northridge coffee shop on Reseda Blvd. Here's what we saw and ate.