I forgot to check the name of this Madison, WI, restaurant when I snapped this photo. I like the contrast of the white tablecloths to the black napkins and window trim. On the other spectrum of dining, although equally as good, is the down home goodness of a tavern meal. Award-winning photographer Carl Corey has captured this Wisconsin slice of life with his four-part photography series entitled Wisconsin Tavern League.
More cultural history comes through in this collection entitled Letters of Note.
And while the above link covers communicating with words, this blog called Letterheady covers communicating with design.