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The scene: Every college town has a classic eatery, bar, pizzeria or burger joint, but few are as iconic as The Sink in Boulder, which rolls all of these into one large-but-humble corner establishment. Located on "The Hill," the neighborhood where the University of Colorado Boulder is located, The Sink has been home away from home to generations of students - the alum I ate there with has been searching overhead for years for the signature of her father, who scribbled it there as a student half a century ago. Every inch of the ceiling is covered with autographs, the walls with cartoon murals, some drawn in the '50s and '60s, and many tables are plastered with news clippings. It is not just students and UC alum who flock here - on my table, embedded under clear lacquer, were recent newspaper accounts of President Obama's high-profile meal, which led The Sink to rename a specialty pizza the POTUS. Other famous visitors include Anthony Bourdain, Guy Fieri and Robert Redford, who did more than eat - he mopped floors as a janitor here in 1955 and is immortalized in cartoon form on the wall...