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“ The evening restaurant meal is an elaborate ritual in which exquisitely prepared foods are eaten in a particular order, using fine utensils in select company.
And then there’s lunch hour.
“Everybody talks at once; everybody orders at once; everybody eats at once; and everybody seems anxious to pay at once” is how a New York observer described the scene in 1868.
In 1901 Munsey’s Magazine observed, “Haste seems to be a controlling factor in the luncheon of the worker.”
All of which means that lunch hour is probably not the ideal time to see the new exhibition “Lunch Hour NYC” at the New York … Full Story