Gramercy Park's Park Chinois: Imitation Is the Highest Form

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A room at the Gramercy Park Hotel: $500. The steak-frites at Balthazar: $30. Being able to order the latter while staying in the former, at any hour: Priceless. Grub Street's Daniel Maurer is reporting that when Park Chinois, the hotel's restaurant, finally opens in the spring, its 24-hour room-service menu will offer facsimiles of classic dishes from many well-known New York restaurants. The list isn't close to final, but Grub Street's got the inside track on some likely contenders.

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