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Bite the Big Apple: Monday

Without a trace of regret we cancelled our lunch reservations at Le Bernardin Monday. We had more upscale dining experiences than we had planned already, and we had a mini-fridge full of knishes and cheese. We went to the Guggenheim, … Continue reading

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Bite the Big Apple: Sunday Day

We were due to meet the Roadfooders at 11 am, and we somehow managed to pick the one taxi in all of Manhattan that wasn’t in any big hurry. He lazily meandered along, pointing out local points of interest as … Continue reading

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Bite the Big Apple: Saturday

Saturday we moved hotels, since we had a good deal at the Westin Times Square – thanks to my brother’s awards points and generosity. Our room wasn’t ready yet, so we entrusted the front desk with our corned beef from … Continue reading

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Bite the Big Apple: Friday continued

We met my friend Anne-Marie at MOMA for an afternoon of Starry Night and Mademoiselles du Avignon. A lot of the modern pieces involved lights and film and made me kind of dizzy. The photography exhibit was a study of … Continue reading

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Bite the Big Apple: Friday at Nougatine

Friday we had reservations at Nougatine, the “casual” dining room of Jean-Georges. Of course, New York casual is not LA casual. Everyone was so stylish I could have snapped a photo in any direction and printed it in a magazine. … Continue reading

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Bite the Big Apple: Thursday

By the time we arrived in our comfortable, yacht-like room at the Essex House, Bob and I were too tired to go wandering the streets in search of slices. It was raining cats and dogs, and the street along the … Continue reading

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