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Elaine Kaufman Dead

Diane's? Elaine Kaufman Left Restaurant To Longtime Manager

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The death of Elaine Kaufman in early December, left many wondering what would happen to her namesake restaurant. Elaine's on the Upper East Side has ...


Tony Maciulis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tony Maciulis

The right restaurant, not too fussy or trendy, with a big bar for chatting, eating, drowning the thoughts of the day and sparking the thoughts of the night, is one of the reasons why I love New York. Elaine's was that kind of place.

Elaine Kaufman, Owner Of Elaine's, Is Dead

AP | KILEY ARMSTRONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Elaine Kaufman was a 34-year-old waitress and restaurant manager from the Bronx when she opened her restaurant in 1963, serving unrem...