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Nostalgia for restaurant circa 1985


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Nostalgia for restaurant circa 1985

Elizabeth E. | Jun 6, 2011 08:36 AM

Back in 1985, a friend and I visited New York before I lived here or knew much about the city. After seeing a play, we had dinner at a restaurant in the theatre district. I recall it was French, was in the middle of a street (not avenue) block, with steps down to the dining room. The restaurant was being run by a priest who'd inherited it from his brother (?), and the priest sat and chatted with us.
This same friend is making a return visit, and I thought it would be fun to see what had become of the place.
Does this ring any bells?

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