Finally Friday, and that means something food-related. This week, you might have passed over the article on NYC’s Monkey Bar in the NY Times. You can read it if you click through here. In any event, it provided a pretty good business lesson for today’s screed.
This joint has been around for 75 years. Luminaries such as Tennessee Williams, Joe DiMaggio, Helen Hayes and others helped to build its reputation. It was taken over in 2009 by an ownership group that was focused on glitz and exclusivity and were quite successful taking that route. For a time. Now, not so much. Continue reading