New York, New York
June 21, 2002
It’s since been carefully restored, leaving the intricate wood panelling, painted plaster ceiling, leaded glass windows and floor to ceiling exposed brick walls intact, with some plushy additions like deep wingback chairs and sofas for lounging. The fireplace is always stoked – in the winter months anyway – the wine list is top-notch and the service impeccable. In fact, the only drawback is the button-down shirt corporate clientele that often invades the place after work on Fridays.
Ah well, surely there were some duds in Campbell’s entourage back then too.
Subway: 4, 5, 6 lines to Grand Central Station/42nd Street. Phone: 212.953.0409
From journal Some New York Favorites