NY's Tavern on the Green restaurant bites the dust

Seated at the table in the foreground from left, Hermann Schulz, his son-in-law Tim Holz, his daughter Lisa Holz, his granddaugther Erika Holz,7, his wife Carol Schulz, and his granddaughter Kayla Holz, 4, lunch in the Crystal Room at Tavern on the Green in New York, Tuesday Dec. 29, 2009. The restaurant is scheduled to serve its last meal on Dec. 31. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg) (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

December 30, 2009 5:45:57 AM PST
Tavern on the Green, once America's highest-grossing restaurant, is singing its culinary swan song.