Sunday, May 3, 2009

New York on Tuesday

Light breakfast at Cafe Metro
Fruit salad, yogurth & tea
.
Metro from Grand Central to Bleecker Street.
Walked along Bleecker Street,
had a drink at Cafe Angelique,
317 Bleecker Street
cupcake at Magnolia Bakery,
401 Bleecker Street
found "Great Gatzby" at Biography Bookshop,
opposite of Magnolia
shopped a pair of shoes at Marc Jacobs
403 Bleecker Street
and
continued walking in Village.
.
Famous Mangolia Bakery
.
Best cupcake!
Cupcake rating:5/5
.


Village houses
.
Wooden house at the corner of Bedford St & Grove St.
.
Lunch at Zoe in SoHo
.
Spinach salad with thin slices of cheese & mushrooms
- presented nicely & differently
- mild flavours mixed with rather dstrong taste of cheese
- very good
During this journey had been eating a lot of spinach in salads!
Rating: 3,8/5
- good service
- very average interior, nothing special
.
Zoe
90 Prince Street
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Dessert from Dean & Deluca:
mini banana cupcakes
560 Broadway
.
Kidrobot is a must if you like odd things!
Wanted to buy a Smoking Bunny,
but no place in the suitcase
118 Prince Street
.
Looked for Bond Street no:9
to buy a bottle of special New York scent
Bought "Astor Place"
- absolutely fantastic scent:
soft & fresh
.
.
Had some tiramisu at Sambuca's Cafe in Little Italy
- delicious!
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Mulberry Street in Little Italy
.
Took metro from Chamber St to 52nd Street
Had a rest in hotel before going for dinner at Balthazar
- went there by metro from 52nd Street to Spring Street
.
Started with a glas of Taittinger
.
King crab
.
Grilled branzino with sauteed fennel
.
Lemon mille feux
.
Pouilly Fume
.
Absolutely perfect!


Ratings: 5/5
Been there before & liked the atmosphere
Professional pleasant service
There was nothing complicated in the food,
simply just the real thing
.
Balthazar
80 Spring Street
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Took taxi back home = to the hotel

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