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A Tribute to Jay Jacobs

Jay Jacobs, Gourmet’s restaurant reviewer from 1972 to 1986, recently passed away at the age of 86. Here, our fond remembrances.

Observations: The Man Who Went to Dinner

A restaurant reviewer remembers.
October 1996

Spécialités de la Maison: The “21” Club

The old speakeasy at 21 West 52nd Street so utterly transcends the sum of its parts that life without it would be almost inconceivable.
June 1979
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