Sanford Levine, owner of the Carnegie Deli in New York City, calls himself an M.B.D.‹"Married the boss's daughter."
, the quintessential Jewish delicatessen, smokes its own meat at a 22,000-square-foot facility in Carlstadt, New Jersey. The work was once done in the restaurant's basement.
Joe's Stone Crab in Miami, Florida, is the third-highest-grossing restaurant in the United States. And it's not even open in the summertime. The first? Tavern on the Green in Manhattan's Central Park.
Perhaps the best deal in Manhattan, Gray's Papaya on Sixth Avenue has a "Recession Special" of two hot dogs and a glass of papaya juice for $1.95. The cost of a single prix fixe meal at Alain Ducasse on Central Park South (the city's most expensive restaurant) would buy 164 Recession Special hot dogs at Gray's.
I step into the elevator this morning. A boy, around 8 and playing with a ball on a stretchy string, is complaining to his father, in his business suit and carrying dry cleaning plus spare clothes for his son.
: Mom—ma—muh—m—mommy is mad at me.
: She's not mad. We just get exasperated sometimes.
Florida holiday trip two weekends ago. My two-and-a-half-year-old nephew-to-be, Noah, is on the patio wanting to go inside. My dog, Charley, is standing next to him, waiting for the door to open.
Noah is too small to open a sliding glass door by himself, so he appeals for help.
Charley looks up at Noah expectantly: open the door, human. Noah looks expectantly back at the dog, then repeats: "Open! Charley, open!"
Grandma let them both in the house after she stopped laughing.
I received this question in an email today:
Did you ever get your ears 'fixed' (as mentioned 11/01)? I am frustrated with a similar condition 3+ years and wonder if you found help or enlightenment. My ears don't seem to fit any standard condition.
After replying in email, I thought I'd share the news.read more