The Dining Room at Barney Greengrass

Dining Room at Barney Greengrass

Dining Room at Barney Greengrass

October 27, 2013

Under the disapproving eye of Marie, sitting across the table in front of me and to the left of the frame, I tried to get a shot of the space at Barney Greengrass in the Upper West Side. I wanted to get the elderly couple eating their smoked fish and bagels in their natural habitat.

It's a certifiable time capsule here. The wallpaper looks about a hundred years old, the people in the place look like they've been coming here for a hundred years, and the cheap fluorescent light casts just the perfect hue of yellow-green over everything.

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