At Galatoire's, the century-old Creole institution on Bourbon Street, the upper-crust still indulges in three-Martini lunches
that often don't wind down until the sun sets.
Wilder's manic habit of pacing back and forth, while holding a riding stick, not to mention partaking in three-martini lunches
, proved too much for Chandler, who broke his sobriety soon after they finished.
He even damns "three-martini lunches
." not realizing that they died with Dean Martin.
Mind you, this was in the early 1970s, when three-martini lunches
and cigars were part of American corporate culture.
Restaurants and hotels want taxpayers to subsidize 100 percent of the cost of their customers' three-martini lunches
and golf junkets.
If, in the dim past, PR ever was a career of three-hour or three-martini lunches
at which reporters were bribed to give a certain slant to a story or blow it out of proportion, those days were before my time.
Film distributors and buyers used to work in close enough proximity that there was always plenty of time for three-martini lunches
, golf tournaments and family outings.