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 Prime Burger in NYC has closed

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Prime Burger in NYC has closed Sun, 05/27/12 5:10 PM (permalink)
Stepping into this place was like stepping into a Mad Men episode. The decor was bascially unchanged since the early 60's. My favorite "old school" burger in Manhattan.
Read all about the closing in the NY Times:

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    Re:Prime Burger in NYC has closed Mon, 05/28/12 12:59 PM (permalink)
    At least they outlasted their one-time neighbor, La Caravelle.
    Times change.  Tastes change.  Management and concepts get stale at their own peril.  May the free market remain free.
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      Re:Prime Burger in NYC has closed Mon, 05/28/12 10:18 PM (permalink)
      May the free market remain free.

      With plenty of well-considered rules and regulations to promote competition and protect consumers.

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        Re:Prime Burger in NYC has closed Mon, 05/28/12 10:50 PM (permalink)
        Many quality hamburgers with unique Roadfood settings will not make it in NYC.

        It's much about the latest darlings that are hyped to a many NYC bloggers that fall in love with the "genius of simple perfection" of putting a hamburger on a potato roll and predicting that this or that hamburger will give Shake Shack a run for the money.

        Familiarity does not always breed contempt here.
        <message edited by CCinNJ on Mon, 05/28/12 10:54 PM>
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