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Valentines Day Dinners: Pomona

Pomona ($150 for two): Across from the Plaza with its own lounge, Pomona is offering a prix-fixe menu that includes red wine risotto bone marrow, pappardelle foraged mushrooms and raspberry/strawberry roulade rose ganache. This will be in addition to their regular menu with New-York classics like a prime 40-day-aged New York strip, Hudson Valley foie gras sliders and their flaming baked Alaska dessert

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Valentines at Pomona

Some Special Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day in New York City!Want to your date to feel like a celebrity? Consider Pomona, the celebrity favorite staples across from The Plaza. The menu is inspired by historical favorites of the city, featuring a Prime 40 Day-age NY Strip, Hudson Valley Foie Gras Sliders and Baked Alaska.

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TimeOut NY Where to Eat

As a result of hosting Jennifer Picht recently, Pomona has been included in this weeks issue of Time Out New York in their roundup of where to eat in Midtown West!

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OK! MAGAZINE: SNOOP DOG DJs @ SAVAGE LOUNGE

On Wednesday, Snoop Dogg was spotted doing a special guest DJ set at Jack Brewer & Barry Mullineaux’s birthday celebration presented by Weekend Unlimited Live at Savage Lounge in Pomona restaurant, New York City. Other event sponsors included Aftermaster Audio LabsOpens a New Window., Brewer Media and Entertainment

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PAGE6: RAMONA SINGER @ POMONA

The “Real Housewives of New York” star, 62, dined at Pomona with ex-girlfriend of Tom D’Agostino, Missy Pool, and kept the night going at the restaurant’s speakeasy, Savage Lounge, on Wednesday.

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Gia Giudice Celebrates 18th Birthday @ Pomona / Savage

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 12: Gia Giudice and Jaylyn Alicia Celebrate 18th Birthday In New York City at Pomona on January 12, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

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MAGIC JOHNSON, DR. DREW & DARREN PRINCE

Ciroq Black Raspberry Black Excellence with Magic Johnson, Dr. Drew Pinksey & Darren Prince at Pomona.

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Spotted: Snoop Dogg and more at Savage Lounge in NYC

Earlier this week there was an exclusive party at Pomona & Savage Loungepresented by Weekend Unlimited Live in celebration of owner Barry Mullineaux & NFL star Jack Brewer’s birthdays. The celebration included appearances NFL stars, Real Housewives star Ramona Singer, and a special guest DJ performance by Snoop Dogg!

The evening provided guests with full access to the newly opened Savage Lounge and Pomona restaurant with a special Le Cirque-inspired dinner menu along with their regular offerings and cocktails culminating in a wild DJ set by the guest of honor Snoop Dogg.

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Serial “Real Housewives” romancer Harry Dubin was most recently seen smooching Ramona Singer. But it seems he’s still on the prowl.

We hear he was back at Pomona — the same spot where he and Singer got it on last month — on Wednesday, hitting on random women.

“He was calling two women who he obviously didn’t know, saying, ‘Come on, ladies, come back, I’ll buy you girls a drink,’ ” says a spy.

But they weren’t taken by his charms.

“They started walking faster.”

Dubin was previously married to Bravo star Aviva Drescher and has been linked to both Sonja Morgan and Luann de Lesseps.

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EXTRA TV: SNOOP DOG @ POMONA’S BARRY MULLINEAX’S & JACK BREWER’S BIRTHDAYS

Snoop Dogg was the special DJ at Savage Lounge presented by Weekend Unlimited Live in celebration of owner Barry Mullineaux and NFL star Jack Brewer Birthdays.

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Pomona Opens, Serving Inventive American Fare

Michael Vignola, who was the original executive chef at Henry at Life Hotel, and Rachid Abdelouahad, who was director of operations at Strip House and Blue Water Grill, among others, have joined forces to move into the underground space that was the clubby Beautique for a few years. The Midtown location was also at one point Shezan, a chic Indian restaurant designed by the architect Charles Gwathmey.There’s no trace of it in Jason Henning’s design, which includes butterscotch leather banquettes, polished wood in amber tones, lanternlike lights and several archways. This time around, there will be a tiny lounge area on the street level. Downstairs, there’s a bar, main dining room, a smaller room with tile flooring, and an even smaller private room. To the rear, past the bar and through the kitchen, is a lounge. Mr. Vignola is serving inventive American fare like foie gras sliders, potato and mackerel terrine, slow-cooked halibut, rib-eye for two cooked two ways, and a duck burger. The restaurant is named for a Roman goddess of abundance.

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EATER: POMONA

American restaurant Pomona opened in the former Beautique space, serving foie gras sliders, potato and mackerel terrine, and slow-cooked halibut. It comes from former Henry at Life Hotel executive chef Michael Vignola. 8 West 58th St., near Fifth Avenue

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GRUB STREET

Sample New York’s newest over-the-top burger, which is made with confit duck leg.
Duck: It’s everywhere. But what about a duck burger? There’s one on the menu at the brand-new Pomona (8 West 58th Street), a New York–nostalgic restaurant from the duo who worked at places like Strip House and Daniel. (They also ran the short-lived first iteration of Henry.) That pricey bird burger ($38) is one complicated patty. It’s made with ground duck breast, chopped liver, scraps of foie gras, and confit leg meat, which is all spiced up. After grilling, it’s rested into a duck jus with orange, and served on a brioche bun with duck-skin mayo, orange zest, mustard, and grapefruit jam. (The rest of the menu similarly retrofits many other steakhouses and meaty classics.)

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INFATUATION: Pomona

Pomona is across the street from the Plaza Hotel and underneath the Paris Theater, and while you will find a $19 shrimp cocktail and a royal caviar eclair on the menu, this place doesn’t feel stuffy. There’s a casual bar space, a dining room with big orange leather booths, and music like Christine and the Queens on the speakers. The food is on the heavy side - they serve goose fat tater tots and a duck confit burger with duck skin mayo and duck jus. Come here when you want an upscale dinner and are OK with $40 entrees, but don’t want to feel out of place wearing jeans.

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AM NY:

SAVAGE

LOUNGE

Savage Lounge: Walking through Pomona restaurant’s kitchen and down a staircase to reach this newly opened speakeasy mirrors the famous scene in “Goodfellas,” where Henry and Karen make their way into the Copacabana. 8 W. 58th St.

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EATER: SAVAGE LOUNGE OPENS

Midtown restaurant Pomona has opened a speakeasy-style cocktail bar behind its space, called Savage Lounge.

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TimeOut: Savage Lounge Opens

It's like a scene right out of a movie. In fact, it pretty much is.

Guests enter the new Savage Lounge a la Goodfellas, through the kitchen of Midtown restaurant Pomona (8 W 58th St). The speakeasy is not just a place to drink, DJs spin late into the night at the black-and-white 120-person cocktail bar. Inside, there is a black lacquered bar surrounded by leather banquettes and two custom art installations that include an oversized pair of thumbprints of Pomona’s chef Michael Vignola. There are also pieces from a rotating roster of artists, all of which are available for sale.


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METRO: SAVAGE LOUNGE OPENS

Savage Lounge opening featured in Metro New York in a roundup of ‘New nightlife spots in New York!

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'RHONY' STAR RAMONA SINGER

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'HOUSEWIVES' HOOKUP LIST

“The 'RHONY' star -- clearly single and ready to mingle -- hooked up with Harry in a lounge area of the hot spot, locking lips most of the night ... according to” Sources.

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