New York diners may be shaking off recession-era habits

New York diners may be shaking off recession-era habits

Words From: Paul Frumkin, managing editor

Has the New York dining scene finally begun to claw its way out of the doldrums brought on by the deep economic downturn? The 2012 Zagat Survey of New York Restaurants seems to think so.

Tim Zagat, co-founder with his wife, Nina, of the eponymous restaurant guidebook series, suggests that Gotham’s struggling restaurant industry “has stabilized and may be turning upward” — speculation he bases on the collateral data accompanying this year’s volume.

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