Published February 29, 2012
Knick of Time
Clyde Frazier’s New Steakhouse
You never know what to make of retired athletes.
Charles Barkley wants you to lose weight.
Joe Montana wants you to wear some questionable sneakers.
But a Knicks legend just wants you to feast on porterhouse.
He also wants you to lose the gray, but let’s focus on that porterhouse...
Introducing Clyde Frazier’s Wine and Dine
, a mammoth new lair of basically every kind of food,
slated to open Monday in Hell’s Kitchen.
You know Clyde: Hall of Fame point guard. Voice of the Knicks. Sideburn aficionado. Just an overall
righteous dude. Well, this is all his. Big, brash and a little all-over-the-place. As in pizzas, a sushi
bar, Thai lobster curry, dumplings, every conceivable kind of steak and purple-snakeskin menus—that kind
You and a group of possibly body-painted friends will arrive at the 10th Avenue entrance and do a quick
survey of the land. NBA memorabilia: check. Ceiling made of aluminum versions of Clyde’s suits: indeed.
And yes, that is
a regulation hardwood free-throw room you’re ogling. (Go ahead, take a
If there’s a game on, hang back in the lounge and catch it on one of 56 flat-screens. If you need to
recover from a feverish bout of Linsanity (and who hasn’t), grab a recovery meal at one of the gray
banquettes in the main dining room instead.
Thankfully, Isiah has nothing to do with this.
Clyde Frazier’s Wine and Dine
485 10th Ave
(at 37th St)
New York, NY 10018