Millesime Dialing Prices Way Back, for a Day

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This building is 108 years young. Photo: Courtesy the Carlton

The "mellifluously named" bistro is the latest restaurant to pull the historical-pricing publicity move, but it's tough to argue with an unoriginal idea when the deal sounds this good. On Thursday, diners can get an oyster (Rockefeller-style), chicken Marengo or lamb stew, and an ice cream sundae, all for $1.25, the price it would have cost in 1904, the year the building housing the restaurant first opened. The deal's good during lunch or dinner, but there shall be no reservations, so expect long lines, obv. [NYT]