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Hollywood bids a tearful farewell to Victor's Square Restaurant
Hollywood bids a tearful farewell to Victor's Square Restaurant

Supplies were running low on a weekday night at Victor's Square Restaurant in Hollywood. They were out of roast chicken and baked potatoes, and it was getting hard to keep up with all the orders for matzo ball soup. When a guy sitting at the counter said he had a yen for sauteed chicken livers, no amount of begging could change the fact that the last ones had been served. At 8 p.m., with all nine booths and most of the tables filled, owner Bill Gotti did something he hadn't in 25 years: He locked the glass front doors a full hour before closing time. He had all the diners he could feed. On so many other nights, it would have felt like the answer to his prayers. But not on...

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