In Case You Were Wondering


“It’s becoming more of an active pawn shop. We are in a partnership with a company called EZ Pawn, and they’re bringing in a lot of high-end things. The other day, this woman bought a $500 ring after dinner. It’s nice, the Champagne in the bathroom probably does that to a lot of people.” —Beauty & Essex maitre d’ Lisa Forero on the restaurant’s pawn-shop facade. [Eater NY]