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Tricks of the Trade

2011_09_water1.jpgThe Times recalls the old hand gestures The Stork Club's Eisenstaedt used back in 1944 (tightening his tie knot meant the meal should be comped) and looks at Eleven Madison Park's similar hand gestures that convey everything from a table's water preference to a request to clear a dish or sweep away crumbs. [NYT via Eater NY]

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