last monday, i grabbed my overstuffed carry-on bag and headed to the airport with jesse for a few days of media training in new york city and philadelphia. first on the agenda was to check in to the flatotel for our stay in manhattan. with that out of the way, we quickly headed out in search of lunch-trickier than it sounds but only because there were simply too many choices!
|bricklane curry house|
we chose the brick lane curry house and were quickly seated. as we perused the menu, i took a few photos.
the place isn’t much bigger than the photo suggests-maybe 8-10 tables and at the time, we were the only two people in the place.
we ordered prawns tikka masala for me and prawns goan for jesse. it was all accompanied by curried vegetables, dal, rice and naan. all of it was incredibly tasty.
|the first thing you encounter upon entering eataly is a beautiful display of fresh produce|
jesse and his $17 glass of red wine-the moral of the photo, never ask the person selling the wine to pour you a glass of their favorite wine…
after departing eataly, we headed uptown where we made stops in magnolia bakery and hill country chicken. both stops were to feed our eyes! we watched the baker in the window of magnolia bakery assemble an icebox cake and we drooled over the pies at hill country chicken. we headed back to our hotel and got ready to head out for dinner.
|maison on broadway|
we sat outside and indulged ourselves in mussels and salads and then called it a night, at least i did. it was off to bed for me and i slept like a rock! but wait, there’s more to the story! look for it tomorrow-my adventures with undercover steve…