Events are often held in the restaurant’s Pappas Room, named after the owner, Arthur Pappas. His son, Chris Pappas, was recently elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)The Puritan Backroom specializes in homemade ice cream, conveniently available at a to-go window outside the restaurant. (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)Freezers holding the Backroom’s homemade ice cream. They have nearly three dozen flavors including their locally famous Mudslide.  (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)Half of the restaurant is dedicated to a to-go area, offering the same menu as its sit-down section. Politicians have chosen to go to either side, either for an ice cream to-go, like Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla, or a sit-down meal with voters, like Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah. (Charlotte Walsh/MNS).Pappas displays a picture of himself and Jeb Bush after a visit to the restaurant during the 2016 election. (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)The Red Arrow Diner, open 24 hours, has served breakfast all-day since 1922. (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)Newspaper clippings about the diner and pictures of famous visitors hang along the walls. (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)The diner’s mascots, “Moe” and “Dinah.” (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)Red Arrow’s Manchester location is a popular spot for politicians to campaign to win the New Hampshire primary. (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)MaryAnn’s remains open during a snowstorm. (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)MaryAnn’s Diner is family owned. The Derry location is run by the owner’s daughter. (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)The restaurant pays homage to its well-known visitors through its wall of framed photos of famous diners including Bill Clinton, John McCain, Barbara Bush, and Ivanka Trump. (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)1950s decor has filled the restaurant’s walls since it opened in 1989. (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)To go along with its vintage vibe, MaryAnn’s is complete with a jukebox. (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)The Tilt’n Diner’s roadside sign in Tilton, New Hampshire. (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)The interior has playful decor and used to have an ATM machine with a sign that read “NOT 2 B USED 4 BRIBING POLITICIANS.” Charlotte Walsh/MNS)At the hostess station, diners can hula-hoop while waiting for a seat. The servers’ shirts have diner puns like “Give up carbs? Over my bread body.” (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)A sign pointing in the direction of a buffet with cakes, pies and ice cream.  (Charlotte Walsh/MNS)