many, including the new york times, have speculated that the lamb’s club has fallen on hard times since condé nast moved its offices downtown to one world trade center, something which zakarian vehemently denies. in the late ’90s, the new york times wrote that “zakarian seems to have his finger on the pulse of manhattan, and he has produced a remarkably smart menu [at patroon].
, under its elaborate, colored-glass ceiling, amongst its leafy palms, patrons can sip a ,000 sidecar cocktail made with 100-year-old cognac that manages to make the hotel tea room’s blood and sand look like a bargain. Geoffrey Zakarian has been married to Margaret Anne Williams since 2005.
and well-heeled members of the public can even rent out the space for cooking classes and dinner parties hosted by zakarian himself — a testament to his growing stardom. by his fame — he says that young fans regularly stop him in the street for a picture or an autograph — zakarian opened a “food studio” in the 50s on manhattan’s east side last year.
(to this day, zakarian’s dream dinner guests are conservative economist milton friedman and frank sinatra. two decades on, that balance is still at play in prototypical zakarian dishes like long island duck breast with a leg confit crepe, served with a beet, fennel and black truffle sauce and amish chicken with cipollini onion, salsify, braised celery, chestnut and green peppercorn.
a look at Margaret Anne Williams and share your take on the latest Margaret Anne Williams news. even the teacher must be taught, and zakarian’s education started early.