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Wax Superstar Statues Mingling With Visitors At NYC Steakhouse

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a promotion that might be straight out of the “Mad Males” Don Draper playbook.

Brooklyn’s famed Peter Luger Steak Home has teamed with Madame Tussauds to have superstar wax figures mingle with patrons, selling the easing of coronavirus pandemic restrictions on indoor eating in New York Metropolis.

A wax Jon Hamm — recognized for his portrayal of advert govt Draper within the hit TV sequence — might be discovered on the restaurant’s bar Friday with a cocktail in hand. 

A wax statue of actor John Hamm stands by the bar with a drink at Peter Luger Steakhouse on Friday, Feb, 26, 2021, in New York. The statue, on mortgage from Madame Tussauds, will assist fill out the restaurant throughout COVID-19 occupancy restrictions.

Different figures on mortgage from Madame Tussauds embody Michael Strahan, Jimmy Fallon, Al Roker and Audrey Hepburn in Holly Golightly of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” mode.

Wax statues of Audrey Hepburn and Michael Strahan occupy one of the tables at Peter Luger Steakhouse.

Wax statues of Audrey Hepburn and Michael Strahan occupy one of many tables at Peter Luger Steakhouse.

Peter Luger “thought this may be a enjoyable, secure option to fill a few of the seats that want to stay empty as we proceed to combat the pandemic,” stated restaurant vice chairman Daniel Turtel.

As of Friday, eating places within the metropolis had been allowed to fill 35% of their indoor seats, up from 25% beforehand.

Peter Luger, in enterprise for greater than 130 years, will preserve the mannequins till Monday. After that, they’ll return to the not too long ago reopened Madame Tussauds in midtown Manhattan.

A wax statue of comedian Jimmy Fallon occupies a table at the steakhouse.

A wax statue of comic Jimmy Fallon occupies a desk on the steakhouse.