NY: Adolph Mariani, 1978. First Edition. Softcover. 24pp; illustrated throughout from photographs of opera singers and musicians who frequented the Asti Restaurant, where the waiters sang opera while you dined. Bound in pictorial yellow wrappers, 8.5" x 5.5" Fine. Item #041061
The Asti Italian restaurant on 12th Street, a Greenwich Village landmark for 75 years, famous for its operatic clientele and impromptu arias, closed on New Year's Eve, 2000.