As Elaine's Dies a Second Death

Elaine’s, a venerable restaurant on New York City’s upper East Side, is closing in nine days after being open for 48 years.  Elaine’s, in its heyday, was a hotspot place to be seen.  Woody Allen played his clarinet there.  Authors celebrated their books there.  Celebrities went there to be seen.  Elaine Kaufman — the “Elaine” in Elaine’s — died six months ago and now her namesake restaurant is following her to the grave.

Continue reading → As Elaine's Dies a Second Death