Ihave been in the restaurant business since I opened David’s Cookies with my brother David Liederman in the 1970s. After that launch, I opened The New York Restaurant School in 1978. Eventually, I sold the school and opened Mickey Mantle’s Restaurant, the first theme restaurant in New York City. Then, after running Mantle’s for almost 20 years, I opened Burgers and Cupcakes, at 265W. 23rd St. I call myself a “mom and pop” restaurateur because I have operated only one unit ...

Register to view this article

It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.

Why Register?

Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.

 

Attention Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!

Already registered? here.