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An NYC lunch venue in 1942. (NYPL, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division.)

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In celebration of NYC Restaurant Week's 20th anniversary and the opening of the free exhibition "Lunch Hour NYC," NYC & Company and the New York Public Library are hosting a panel discussion of the City's rich dining heritage. Attendees will be able to view the "Lunch Hour NYC" exhibition before the panel discussion. Former New York Times restaurant critic Wililam Grimes moderates a panel that includes chef David Burke; "Lunch Hour NYC" curator Rebecca Federman; Andrew P. Haley, author of "Turning the Tables"; and Tim Zagat, cofounder of the Zagat Survey. The event will take place Tuesday, July 17, from 6 to 8pm at the New York Public Library's Steven A. Schwarzman Building (Entrance at Fifth Avenue & 42nd Street).