LUNCH WITH ILONA at the Tremont

In the West Village………51 Bank Street………the TREMONT.  Unpretentious……classy……with an innovative menu……it is amazing.

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Waiting for ILONA……….

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There she is………..Ms. Fabulous.

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We hug….we kiss kiss……..and we LOVE to take photos!

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Today we only snapped 45.

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New hat.  New ring.

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Phillip Stark water pitcher, another touch of “class”.

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Our waiter…..helped to make our lunch a joy.

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Photo of Margo and Ilona at PARSONS where she gave a critique to students on the portrait paintings.

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Showing off her new diamonds {a prezzie from me}.

CLICK BELOW:  to see the BBC News Magazine article on Ilona

 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22013245

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Looking fab in her Karen Walker shades……and her new pearls.

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They whipped up these Brussels sprouts just for Ilona.  Punk grapefruit and toasted pine nuts.

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A burger is NOT just a burger when the onions are sauteed with foie gras.

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Chicken Milanese……..and succulent at that.

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Ricotta cheesecake…….currents ….and creme fraiche.  Divine.

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The room is so simple and tasteful……….you want to linger.

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The view out onto the street………..a never ending parade of New Yorkers and tourists.  I’m glad they took their lunch elsewhere……….out serenity was preserved.

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If you’ve never been here….try it.  You will be pleasantly surprised.

One response to “LUNCH WITH ILONA at the Tremont

  1. Ilona made the BBC website! I recognized her immediately from reading your blog. Check it out. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22013245

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