New York Magazine

Lake Placid

The Pool is posh, pricey, and a touch prosaic.

THE GRILL FEELS like a country club, and this feels like a cruise ship,” observed one of the diners in our party as we settled down to dinner at the Major Food Group’s latest Seagram Building production, the Pool. The cruise-ship analogy probably works best when you take all of the dining options in the grand, $32 million complex into account (the Grill opened this spring, the Lobster Club mega sushi concept just last week), but my guest had a point. Our table sat next to the pool itself, which is rimmed with marble and lit from below like a

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