Stories — Remo

Grand Central Station Oyster Bar

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Grand Central Station Oyster Bar

Oysters, Clams, History and a Secret “Whispering Gallery”

The Oyster Bar at Grand Central Station in New York is as old as the terminal itself. It opened as a 440 seater in February 1913, barely three weeks after the opening of the station. It was an immediate hit. 109 years after it opened, the Grand Central Oyster Bar remains a New York City landmark devoted to serving the finest quality seafood supported by its many long time employees.

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Serendipity

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Serendipity

Once Upon a Time there were three Persian Princes and a Missing Camel

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines serendipity as “the faculty or phenomenon of finding valuable or agreeable things not sought for”.

But, where did the word come from?

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New York Coffee Cup

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New York Coffee Cup

The world’s most famous coffee cup

Fuhgeddaboud any of your other New York City icons; nothing captures the essence of Gotham more succinctly and with more ubiquity than the “Anthora Coffee Cup”, more commonly referred to as the New York Coffee Cup.

So, what’s the story?

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Sean's Lockdown Menus

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Sean's Lockdown Menus

Cutting Through with Creativity

The optimist turns lemons into lemonade. Restaurateur Sean Moran turned his experience of Sydney’s strictest ever COVID lockdown (107 days from 26 June to 10 October 2021) into a celebration of the power of ritual and creativity to cut through amidst even the most constraining circumstances.

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Seashell Headphones

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Seashell Headphones

Hands Free Sound of the Sea

Some ideas are so wonderful, so serendipitous, and so intuitively and immediately pleasing that even we get stuck for words to describe them.

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