Daily News from New York, New York on September 15, 1989 · 438
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Daily News from New York, New York · 438

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Friday, September 15, 1989
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n r, ? :v v MJ 10 DAILY NEWS Friday, September 15, 1989 EBaoace-dleab uoneirs rv NEW DANCE CLUB, Sonic, with a capacity of 1,200, will Lopen next Friday In Manhattan at S47 W. 21st St. The club features a 40-foot stage, a balcony with seating and a sky box overlooking the stage. Supposedly, $1 million was spent on the on the sound and lighting systems. The club will operate Thursdays to Saturdays, with a $10 admission. The club operators are Mark Goode, Paul Aronson and Guy Morgan, who have 20 years experience in the music field. Opening night act will be The Uptown Horns, the brass section currently playing with The Rolling Stones on their "Steel Wheels" tour. WHAT'S COOKING: A new Italian restaurant, La Prlmavera, will open next Wednesday at 234 W. 48th St., serving lunch and dinner Monday to Saturday. . . Tom Mannessis, who operated the Delegate, a seafood restaurant, for 17 years, is opening a new place, Romeo's in the Zeckendorf Tower Building, 15th St. and Irving Place. , , Another new spot is Joseph'! Cafe, which opened at 1503 Second Ave., with Joseph Bach, former manager of the ITfit Rod, a AOs club, as operator. . . Plro's, 1302 Eighth Ave., now in its 10th year, reports it is making an $800,000 expansion, which will add 80 seats to the restaurant. NEW SHOWi Julie Wilson opened last night as the attraction at the Cafe Carlyle, where she will perform through Oct. 28. The cover charge for Wilson Is $20 Tuesday to Thursday WALTER ifitMfn I LJ and $23 on Friday and Saturday. Bobby Short takes over the room from Oct. 31 to Dec. 31. The Modern Jazz Quartet moves in Jan. 3 to Feb. 3 with , George Shearing taking over Feb. 6 to March 24 followed by Dixie Carter as the headliner March 27 to April 28. BLACK PASTA: Ever sample black pasta? It's a dish offered at the Stella del Mare, 346 Lexington Ave. Black pasta is made with the ink of European cuttlefish and served with a sauce made of crabmeat, shrimp, tomato and chopped onion. A LA CARTE: Singer Steve Davis will head up the show at Rainbow & Stars, Sept 19 through Oct 7. There's a $33 cover charge and no minimum. . . Rozanne Gold, who created the chic menus for the Rainbow Room, is creating the new ones for the Hudson River Club in the World Financial Center downtown. .', Vocalist David Belt will perform with the Stan Rubin's Swing Era band next Wednesday at the Red Blazer Too, 349 W. 46th St . . There's a deli on Ninth Ave. and 54th St that bears the serene name, The Morning Calm Dell. FAMILY AFFAIR: Villa Mosconl, l?TT:ryiTTTy7rTrrtjrirnvT4 3 Ca'Nova 696 Madison Ave. 838-3725 OPENED IN mid-March, this chic, sophisticated yet intimate new dining place, seating 60, projects a feeling of elegance. Tastefully styled, it offers a handsome yet relaxed setting for dining. It has the air of a Venetian villa, with its tapestry on the right wall, oak-beam ceiling, fabric-upholstered beige chairs and oak wainscoting. Fresh flowers add splashes of color throughout the room. To create the illusion of a larger room, there are mirrors on two walls. Its personable owner-operator is veteran restaurateur Corrado Muttin, former maitre d' at Harry Cipriani and one-time operator of Corrado on 56th St Warm and outgoing, Muttin knows his clientele well, and guests are greeted like old friends. The cuisine is mostly Northern Italian with Venetian touches..The chef here turns out delicious dishes, tastefully prepared and attractively presented. An average three-course dinner is about $40. Luncheon is in the $27-$30 range. Wines are in the $25-$40 bracket, with most at $30 per bottle. The restaurant draws many of its customers from the nearby Carlyle, Pierre, Plaza and Westbury hotels, and its regulars include Kirk Douglas. BEST BETS: Appetizers Sauteed sea scallops, with vegetables on a bed of arugala salad, $12; warm salad of kidney beans and shrimp with Bermuda onion and topped with warm shrimp, $12. Pastas large-sized gnocchi with puree of vegetables and chicken with melted parmesan, $18; homemade ravioli with hot pesto, tomatoes and a drop of cream, $18. Entrees-grilled swordfish with black pepper and rosemary, $25; scampi, Venetian style, with rice pilaf and green peas, $25; grilled chicken breast with balsamic vinegar and herbs, $19; grilled Cornish hen with garlic, $20. Open Monday to Sunday for lunch and dinner. Major credit cards accepted. Dress: jacket and tie at dinner. Ca'Nova, by the way, means "New House." lunch and dinner. Major credit cards accepted. Dress: jacket and tie at dinner. Ca'Nova, by the way, means "New House." 69 MacDougal St., is marking its 14th anniversary, and its truly a family-operated restaurant. The family includes owner-chef Peter Mosconi, his two brothers, his two sisters, his father, and five brothers-in-law. SEEING STARS: Channel 4's Sue Simmons feasting on linguini at Sca-letta, 50 W. 77th St. . . Robin William ordering a take-out pizza at the Green Kitchen, 1477 First Ave. . . Rod Stei-ger at Abe's Steak House, 1290 Third Ave., celebrating his signing up for a book deal on his movie career with William Morrow. . . Yoko Ono with her steady, Sam Havadtoy, supping on caviar, salmon and blini in a secluded booth at the Russian Tea Room, 150 W. 57th St. , . Gabe Kaplan ordering a steak at Herb's Townhouse, formerly I iGMiW " . -- - -. . n it m MIM, ma i ii s m 'iTti h in in t n TnTiirrn i itbtmt--iim ir-frm n ite YORKVIILE'S FAVORITE MEETING PLACE fslahlished Since 192 i & (luiaAViant liP BtST CERVUN K,TCHEN 5 fj) Lunch Dinner Supper h& tM"lv ' Tel 7J7-7I JO Private Room for Small Par net Your ffoiti HantCeorgt) Cerlrud Hoefl 2J4 EAST HAth ST. (bl 2nd A 3rd Av NYC aJuJi Li Restaurant An Adventure in Chinese Dining Mandarin. Szechuan A Hunan Cuisine Open 7 Days for Lunch & Dinner Cocktail Lounge Live piano Thury & Fri. Four Private Party Room. Res: 697 6775 or 687 0692 All Vfcjor Credit Cards 712 THIRD AVE. (bet 44& 45 Sts ) (around the corner from Grand Central) VI A NEW YORK LANDMARK"! Your trip is nol complete unlit ou'vv dined in the oluVl tliiiicu' rt'stjurjnt in the Cit of Nc York OPfS 7 DAYS COCKTAILS I UCH DIWCK P A K f V ROOM f A K LOUT OROLKS tKLOl T tAKDs Opposite Micy on flight up NEW HANKOW 1 Block from MADISON SQ. CAR0EN I'i Blockifrom EMPIRE STATE BUIL0ING (212) 695 4972 J 4 132 West 34th St. Didipali Indian Restaurant Open For Lunch and Dinner free delivery 1 1 1 . H . V ully BufTt't Lunch Bird Dinner ll-ipm J-Ap.m. 6.5 7.95 41J Smmi Avenue, Vw York -If oiroro(2ithStnt ' (212) 684-S264 " 7 TIEN FU "..Once You Discover It, You'll Go Back Again, And Again.. MARY McCOY HEAVENLY DISHES.... from the landof THE GOOD EARTH LUNCH-COCKTAILS-DINNER 7 DAYS 1 80 THIRD AVE. (.. s, t N.Y. u.i,505-2000 2& ft mm The Mo( f amous Deli inVu lork! Tin: STAGE SEVENTH AVENUE (bet 53t& 54 WeetJ 245 7850 1 I I I ATTENTION RESTAURANT OWNERS TO ADVERTISE IN THIS SECTION CALL ' (212) 949-2880 i The Great Indian J Restaurant J Yimr Saiiifaaion Is Our J Business AuihcmiclnJunCuiiiM Open tor Lunch & Dtnntr Sniurdjv jnd SunJj Brurwh Sencd iikprHlahrethAI!fcmre. Frit Ddwrt ''' 1586 2nd Ave nut. Ne York ' (Bti. tOmi H)id Si. Vi. (212) 772-1447 ' AMERICAN: OLD FORGE RESTAURANT, 3rd Avenue & 17th Street 473-1767. "Never a bad meal, always a great price. Serving prime ribs, aged steaks, fresh seafood & daily gourmet specialties. A la carte lunches, dinners & Sunday brunch. Open 7 days Credit Cards. YE WAVERLY INN, 16 Bank St., 929-4377. Since 1920. Serving specialties. Chicken Pot Pie, Ribs. Duckling plus more. Homemade desserts. 2 fireplaces. Open all Holidays. Charge cards welcome. CHINESE: LUM CHIN, 9110 4th Ave., Brooklyn, 718-238-1822. Elegant Cantonese dining in attractive setting. Valet parking. Lum Chin also offers three locations in Staten Island at 1771 Hylan Blvd. 718-879-6100. 1640 Forest Ave. 718-442-1707. 4236 Amboy Road. 718-984-8044. All offer free delivery. Other locations in Bayonne and Tenafly, New Jersey and now in Manhattan at East 18th St. NEW HANKOW RESTAURANT, 130-132 W. 34th Street, 2nd Floor, N.Y. (212) 695-4972. One of the finest Chinese restaurants in New York. A landmark at Herald Square for 66 yrs. Serving the best Cantonese and Szechuan cuisine. Lunch and dinner available. Bar and party room on premises. Ail cards. ROYAL CHINESE RESTAURANT, 658 9th Ave., (corner of 46th & 9th Ave.) (212) 581-9290. Convenient to Broadway theaters. One of the finest Chinese restaurants in New York. Serving Szechuan and Hunan cuisine. Specialties include sesame chicken, royal steak, mushroom delight, and baked salt & pepper prawns, all cards. 759-5677 VDInjrg;&patcing fame oiot.Spnoiy 0-320- Cdrnw 3rd Av ft son? Sf Sept. 16 JOHNNY MAESTRO AND THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE Sept. 23 Arlene Smith and The Chantels Sept 3Q. ,-Jimmy and .-, Barbara Dockeft

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