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"Fabulous (Polycultural) Fifth"


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"Fabulous (Polycultural) Fifth"

Philip | | May 6, 2001 03:12 PM

We've lived on Fifth Avenue for 15 years and have waited for it to become, in the words of the Fifth Avenue fair organizers, "Fabulous" ...
I just wanted those of you not familiar with Fifth to know that in the next few weeks we'll have a Blue Ribbon related restaurant opening at 1st; a Caribbean/Southern quasi-buffet in the space between the take-out and sit-down Chip Shop at 6st, and, some while later, a new French restaurant at 5st.
As an Englishman in New York, I'm please that we have the Chip Shop, and will have the Caribbean/Southern restaurant (at a bit of a stretch I claim that as an English/African fusion), and the French restaurant (apparently being built and run by the English guy I met working on the reno.), ...
Fifth Avenue is really (beginning to) happen!