Danny Meyer: ‘You Can Stand Under My Umbrella’

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Courtesy of The Moment

Jill Santopietro, recipe editor and food stylist at the Times, isnt crazy about the service at Danny Meyers restaurants: I have had rushed and rude service at Union Square Cafe and the Modern. On a recent visit to Eleven Madison Park, the servers were attentive and professional but a little stiff, like dancers who arent quite sure of their steps. Nevertheless, she beams about Danny Meyer because one rainy day, she was given a free Eleven Madison Park golf umbrella. Its just one of the many little touches that make the man Mr. Hospitality our personal favorite being the note that Michael Romano encloses with doggie bags at Union Square Cafe.

At Danny Meyers, an Umbrella With Dinner [Moment/NYT]
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