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Diamond Dairy NYC

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RichardGee Dec 20, 2009 05:08 PM

Sadly, this diamond of a restaurant recenntly closed after 60 years. It will be sorely missed by those who enjoyed homemade delicious (hungarian) food in a very unpretensious setting.
I guess its just a sign of the times.

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    jondb RE: RichardGee Dec 20, 2009 05:57 PM

    Diamond Dairy was a quintessential New York experience, where you could have fresh blintzes and a great omelet while watching the jewlery dealers open their stalls on the floor below. When I think of Diamond Dairy and Ratners it makes me sad - I miss them. Why did they close?

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      tamarw RE: jondb Dec 21, 2009 02:45 PM

      Looks like it was over a rent dispute, according to the NY Post.

      http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/ma...

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      DeisCane RE: RichardGee Dec 21, 2009 09:22 AM

      Makes me very disappointed never to have gone. Somehow, I wasn't aware of its stature.

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        sima RE: DeisCane Dec 21, 2009 11:45 AM

        Does anyone remember the original owners of Diamond Dairy? Watching M/M Adler scream at each other in Hungarian added to ambiance of the place. Will miss the heimishe atmosphere of years gone by.

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        cappucino RE: RichardGee Dec 21, 2009 03:34 PM

        Unbelievable! Isn't there anything we can count on anymore???

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