Building on the Past
Landmark restaurants nurture strong communities around traditional tables
Midtown Manhattan is a forest of tall buildings that embodies the city's restless ambition to grow ever bigger and more powerful. But on E. 52nd Street, just off Fifth Avenue, is a surprising relic of a vanished era: a two-story cottage with a peaked roof, overshadowed by its neighbors but stubbornly holding its own.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 30, 2002.