Word of Mouth

Wazee's new sign is a sign of the times

It's hard to argue with most of the changes made during the six-week-long renovation of theWazee Supper Club. For the first time in forty years, for example, the restaurant has air-conditioning -- and it couldn't have been introduced at a better time. And while the dumbwaiter is no longer needed to send food to the mezzanine -- there's a brand-spanking-new kitchen on the other side of the space -- it's still in place, with a new tray to steady drink orders on their way up. We can live with the new bathrooms, too.

But the new sign shown above, which just appeared over the front door? To remember how things used to be, see the old sign on the next page:

Apparently things no longer go better with Coke...


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