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Monte Carlo: Uptown French with a Downtown Feeling

Stopping to check out a restaurant under construction, I meet the charming Alexandra Pollet, the owner of Monte Carlo who, having spent many years in the hospitality industry in France, was brought to New York ten years ago by the Waldorf-Astoria to be the food and beverage director at the legendary 'Bull and Bear Steakhouse.' The same 'Bull and Bear' that in the early part of the twentieth century had been the after-the-close club of the titans of Wall Street. The same that in the 60s had been the cafe of choice for the liquid lunches of the 'Mad Men' of nearby Madison Avenue. 

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