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Author Patty Farmer

In 1907, most dishes on The Plaza's menu cost less than a dollar
This menu from The Plaza dated October 1907 lists items like oysters on the half shell for just 30 cents and lobster salad for a dollar. To compare, in 2016 a plate of chilled oysters at The Palm Court or Champagne Bar goes for $21 and a Caesar salad with grilled chicken is $29, not including tax or tip, of course.
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