I've previously kvetched about the inappropriateness of a Starbuck's branch being inside the glorious Waldorf=Astoria. Well, now it's not only inappropriate—it's illegal!
On a Monday visit to the storied hotel, a Department of Health notice told all who cared to know that the coffee joint had been shut down for "operating without a permit." What's that about? It may have reopened by now. But I hope not.