Elaine's Reminiscences Keep on Coming

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"Any great restaurant is a place for meeting and communicating -- not dining, communicating. This was a very special place because it crossed political lines, athletic, literary, entrepreneurial. People who came here were in advertising and political life, law enforcement, writing, poetry -- everything that happens in New York was represented by people that came into Elaine's." --Gay Talese, asked by Grub Street about his memories of Elaine's, which had its last call last night


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