"Lutece: A Day in the Life of America's Greatest Restaurant"
Lutece was the most respected restaurant in America. Irene Daria offers an intimate look at and pays tribute to the operation of a four-star landmark that served movie stars, moguls, and presidents for 30 years. Offering a previously-owned 1993 First Edition. CLICK HERE for more information
"The Russian Tea Room: A Tasting"
For over eighty years, New York’s defining cultural moments have taken place at Russian Tea Room. Faith Stewart-Gordon blends reminiscences, recipes, and illustrations into a delightful profile of her legendary restaurant in this previously-owned collector's edition. CLICK HERE for more information
"The Russian Tea Room: A Love Story"
For over eighty years, New York’s defining cultural moments have taken place at Russian Tea Room. This recollection takes readers inside New York's famous restaurant, which was founded in 1927 by members of the Russian Imperial Ballet. CLICK HERE for more information
100 Original NY Coffee Cups (with lids)
So identified with the city, the iconic Greek diner coffee-to-go cups have become standard props on TV shows and motion pictures set in the city. Offering the original 10-ounce paper cups, sealed in plastic sleeves. CLICK HERE for more information
Genuine Toots Shor Ashtray
From New York's legendary saloon, the Toots Shor ashtray is a genuine relic that someone swiped from the venerable men's club. Handle with care, and pass down to the next generation. CLICK HERE for more information
"The Wonderful World of Toots Shor"
Palship, as John Bainbridge observes in the nearly-forgotten 1950 profile of Toots, was what the legendary saloon was all about. This remarkable book celebrates New York's "temple of palship" like no other. CLICK HERE for more information
"Toots" by Bob Considine
Toots Shor emerges, intact and unique, in this authentic portrait by Bob Considine, a fellow bum of long stanging. Rich in names, humor and good stories, Toots provides a feast for any reader. CLICK HERE for more information
"Toots Shor" by Alan Dunn
Toots in pen and ink, drawn for John Bainbridge's book by American cartoonist Alan Dunn, depicts the famous bear hug by legendary saloonkeeper Toots Shor. Offered is an 8" x 10" desktop artifact. CLICK HERE for more information
"How Sweet It Is: The Jackie Gleason Story"
How Sweet It Is offers the definitive biography of Jackie Gleason, The Great One. It's an intimate portrait of the outrageous comedian and revealing tribute to his relationship with hard-drinking conspirator Toots Shor. CLICK HERE for more information
Stork Club Champagne Coupe(Swanky Set of 2)
Offered are the genuine, original Champagne Coupes as popularized at New York’s legendary Stork Club. Each swellegant glass stands 4 ˝-inches tall and holds 5 ˝-ounces of bubbly, its bowl-shape allowing for a greater appreciation of the bouquet of the drink. CLICK HERE for more information
Stork Club Ashtray
The Stork Club was New York City’s most enchanting nightclub, where, it is said, signature ashtrays disappeared -- five dozen or more a day -- into pockets or purses. Pass the Chesterfields. CLICK HERE for more information
"The Stork Club Bar Book"
A truly unique collection of bar recipes, bound together by witty and engaging commentary by Lucius Beebe. Contains recipes, humor, and stories about the rich and famous who frequented the legendary club. CLICK HERE for more information
Restaurant Wine Glasses (Set of 6)
Professional wine glasses from Smith & Wollensky Steakhouses are oversized (14-ounces), crafted in crystal, adding to the sipping and swirling experience. The effect of these glasses on fine wine is profound. Offered in multiples of 2 for gifting or entertaining. CLICK HERE for more information
Professional Steakhouse Steak Knives (Gift Box Set of 4)
The Set of 4 Professional Steak Knives is signature branded by "Meathead" Goldwyn's AmazingRibs.com, with BBQ recipes, authoritative hints, tips, techniques and recommendations for equipment. (Presented in a handsome box, a "wow factor" when the set arrives as a gift). CLICK HERE for more information
"Smash Me Bernie" Madoff Devil Doll
A collectible figure that features disgraced financier Bernard Madoff in a red devil suit with a pitchfork, comes with a gold “commemorative” hammer, for the purpose of pulverizing Madoff in effigy. CLICK HERE for more information
"Bobby Short: Black and White Baby"
Like many prominent New Yorkers, he was not a son of the city. In this rare 1971 memoir Bobby Short records the history of his childhood, his memories of it in the Depression years of the 1930s, and his entrance into show business as a child performer. Fascinating stuff. Rare, previously-owned First Edition. CLICK HERE for more information
Rainbow Room "Art Deco" Tall Cocktail Glass (Gift Box Set of 2)
At the Rainbow Room, cocktails exuded a slightly decadent air of elegance. Mixologists at the Art Deco-style bar used these tall glasses with long, faceted stems to serve post-Prohibition cocktails. CLICK HERE for more information
"Impresario" The Life and Times of Ed Sullivan
Author James Maguire has written a fascinating biography of Ed Sullivan and meticulously recorded the birth of TV, the heyday of newspaper columnists and the glamour of New York City. Offered is a 2006 First Edition of "Impresario," including 40 illustrations. CLICK HERE for more information
"Paradox of Power" African Sculpture
An artisan work of art, true to the exquisite wooden sculpture, now kept in the President's private office. This symbolic figurine, crafted to the size of a life-size human hand, symbolizes the fragility of chiefly power. CLICK HERE for more information
John F. Kennedy Desk Sign
President Kennedy treasured the message of the Breton Fisherman's Prayer and kept it on his desk in the Oval Office. The original plaque is on display in the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston. CLICK HERE for more information
Authentic NYC Subway Rail Bookends
Authentic Subway Rail Bookends are made of solid, heavy-duty steel rails from the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority system, usually after 40 years of service. They have a patina of rust and show wear typical of used rail. CLICK HERE for more information
McSorley's Old Ale House Ashtray & Matches
The oldest "Irish" tavern in New York City, McSorley's was one of the last of the "Men Only" pubs, only admitting women after legally being forced to do so in 1970. In 2003, New York City amended its smoke-free law to include all restaurants and bars, including McSorley's. Offered is one of the last surviving ashtrays. CLICK HERE for more information
Wall Street "Bull and Bear" Icons
Iconic Bull and Bear sculptures pit the two forces in the Wall Street struggle as boxers reading for an epic battle. Cast in solid brass, with each piece weighing over 4 pounds, they make an excellent gift idea for the Wall Street executive that enjoys decorating his office with modern financial art. CLICK HERE for more information
Romeo Salta Ashtray
Romeo Salta was a passionate cook, a noted raconteur, and one of the greatest of New York's legendary restaurateurs. His namesake establishment, Romeo Salta, inspired a collectible ashtray. CLICK HERE for more information
Surviving artifacts from this legendary eating place are a limited number of original Luchow's Ashtrays with a German beer stein at the center. Epitomizing the distinctive Germanic spirit "Gemutlichkeit." CLICK HERE for more information
Forum of the Twelve Caesars Ashtray (1957-1975)
Legendary restaurateur Joe Baum created a parade of legendary spots, including the Forum of the Twelve Caesars. Designs for the restaurant extended beyond the interiors, to tabletop details including a magnificent ashtray. CLICK HERE for more information