How Waffle House Became Such a Sanctuary for the Broke, Bored and Occasionally Soused

It's cheap, tasty and always open

In 2007, an intoxicated Kid Rock got into a fight at an Atlanta restaurant and wound up in jail. In 2013, a woman was arrested for public intoxication at a Loganville, Ga., dining establishment where she mistook a cheeseburger for a shoe and wore it on her foot. And in March, an intoxicated women drove through the front window of a Crestview, Fla., eating house, then staggered inside without pants.