Later On

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“My first restaurant lobster.”

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A wonderful post, which begins:

For an eight year old I was tiny. Walking in the front door of the Palm, at the time a venerable New York institution, I was immediately struck by the tight space and the casual atmosphere. The dusty wooden floor, dim lighting and cacophonous conversations immediately transported me to another world. I leaned into my aunt’s coat for protection as servers brusquely marched by with platters of food and trays of beverages while my uncle negotiated for a table. We followed the host down a narrow aisle to a table set for three in the downstairs seating area. I settled into my chair, taking in the various strange cartoons on the walls and the myriad display of glamorous and important looking patrons seated at the other tables.

I had waited a long time to go to the Palm. …

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Written by Leisureguy

1 September 2008 at 11:37 am

Posted in Daily life, Food

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  1. But surely the martinis were made with gin?

    the wife

    1 September 2008 at 1:12 pm

  2. Even in those days vodka martinis were popular with some. James Bond, in the novels, favored vodka martinis, and those were published in the 50’s and 60’s.


    2 September 2008 at 8:46 am

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