A New York Jewish landmark restaurant plans to reduce the size of its dining room and may close for good in a few years. Ratner’s, a dairy restaurant on the Lower East Side famed for its onion rolls and mushroom barley soup, will close in May for remodeling. Ratner’s owner told The New York Times that his business has halved in the past five years.
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