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Marty Reisman and Empire Szechuan.

knucklesandwich Dec 8, 2012 10:41 AM

Marty Reisman's obit is in the Times today. Wasn't he a player in the development of the Empire Szechuan..er...empire in NYC?

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    knucklesandwich Dec 8, 2012 02:06 PM

    I know that he was friendly with the owners of the original ES on 97th. One of them proudly told me Marty was a notorious gold smuggler.

    1. penthouse pup Dec 8, 2012 11:55 AM

      Never heard that but I do recall seeing him eating there in the late 1970's...(or it may have been the Szechuan Restaurant on 95th and Broadway?).

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