Fifty years since the original Elaine’s opened to droves of celebrities, screen writers, New York notables and locals alike, Upper East Side restaurateurs Michael & Susy Glick ushered in a new wave for this booming neighborhood with the opening of The Writing Room. Having planted their feet in this ever-evolving neighborhood more than five years ago with Parlor Steakhouse (90th Street and Third Avenue), the Glicks were drawn to the property when it shuttered in 2011 and after some careful consideration, they decided they could happily bear the weight of delivering a formidable new American staple to this wanting neighborhood, while still paying homage to its iconic history. The Writing Room is a tribute to the property’s former patrons, many of whom penned the written word, from Woody Allen to Norman Mailer and Candace Bushnell, boasting modern American cuisine.

1703 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10128
(212) 335-0075

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