the lovely nudes (photo by zagat.com)

the lovely nudes (photo by zagat.com)

and this is sad news from the upper west.   The smart, dark, clubby, candle-lit, old school establishment Café des Artiste see the New York Times article: Downturn Catches Up to Cafe Frozen in Time by Cara Buckley is closed (I detest the word shuttered).

Perhaps this gives Graydon Carter gets another stab at a fairytale spot with fabulous murals.  To boot, my Midwestern grandmother ate their (she’s 85 and conservative) and loved the joint even in the presence of the lovely nudes.  My point; it was a universal place.

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