Category Archives: Restaurants

GANESVOORT STREET MARKET • nyc

At the turn of the century it was a bustling market for produce……..meat……fish.

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Today it is again a spot where bustling New Yorkers go when hunger strikes.

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HEERMANCE FARM…………Thai veggie salad in a jar……….$12.

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CRÊPE SUCRE…………with Nutella………….$10.

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TACOMBI………Tacos………

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His smile alone is worth the $3.49

 

 

 

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LOVE his store.

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The lobster taco will cost you a bit more.

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DONOSTIA..……bar de conservas

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Big open space…….very twiggy……..pull up a chair………

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CHEESE CAKE CONES.……….sampled it….soooooo rich.  You cannot eat the whole thing.

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LUZZO’S neapolitan pizza………….in his wood fired oven.

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PIG GUY NYC.…….with his famous Original BBQ Sauce.

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She ate the whole thing…………….her cheesecake cone.

72 CANDLES on my cake……

NOT!  that would have been a BONFIRE!  So it was three swirly candles on my peanut sunday.

It was a fun lunch with fun friends at the HAMILTON LUNCHEONETTE in Greenwich Village.

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Ilona gave be a scarf that she bought at Bloomingdales 30 years ago.  She and Margo decided that I need to add COLOR to my wardrobe.  They are tired of seeing gray!

Lots of fabulous presents………….and a lovely bottle of wine from Lynn and Bob.

NEW YEARS DAY………in Central Park……..2015

The view of the BOATHOUSE……….from my terrace……..just before the sun came out.

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It is only a short stroll……….and a delightful way to greet the

NEW YEAR…….lunch!

CAFE EDISON…….evicted by the landlord!

We signed petitions…………along with thousands of New Yorkers………..trying to cafe the sacred CAFE EDISON in the theatre district.  To no avail.

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We will miss Maria, our friendly waitress.

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I have been going here ever since I came to New York for 45 years………when the deluxe burger was $1.25

 

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Sit at the counter………down a big bowl of chicken soup…….

and rush off to the theatre.

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Where else can you get KASHA VARNISHKAS for $4.95.

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Incongruously vaulted ceilings………decorated columns and chandeliers…………campy New York.

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Neil Simon used the cafe as a setting for “Forty Five Seconds From Broadway.

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I feel like boycotting the HOTEL EDISON for being such a greedy landlord.

 

30 more shots at the JANE STREET HOTEL

The JANE STREET HOTEL…………in Greenwich Village………has retained all the charm of a hotel from the past.  Rooms start at $117……..small but fun.

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CAFE GITANE …….just off the lobby….French Moroccan………a very amusing menu.

MARGOS 20th Birthday celebration • JANE STREET HOTEL

The JANE STREET HOTEL…..in Greenwich Village…………a charmer.

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A favorite place for lunch.

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At night…..this barroom is packed with the “Trendies”……to see and be seen.

Afternoon stroll in Jersey City

There are a lot of surprises on the streets of Jersey City………art exhibits at City Hall……with the Soldiers and Sailors Monument out front.

 Van Vorst Park right in the middle of a charming brownstone neighborhood.

Dozens of small but charming restaurants.

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BISTRO La Source was out choice for lunch.

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Simple but authentic decor……….just like one of those cute cafes in Paris.

The Public Monuments are impressive.  The Soldiers and Sailors monument in front of City Hall by the sculptor Philip Martiny is utterly magnificent.  The SIBERIA monument…………well….!!!