NYC Feb 2015 Walk about and more…

The larger part of our week was spent roaming NYC and hanging with my awesome son who is living a totally grown up life. I’m so proud and I still can’t believe he’s been on this earth almost 27 years… WHHHAAAT?!#$%%

We often meandered from the apartment in Tribeca through Soho… Look water leaks in the big apple

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and north on Broadway stopping at Dean and Deluca’s – here’s a pic of one of our vendors- Big Picture Farm- great folks with lots of goats in Vermont-  These caramels are back on the shelves now at Chez Chloe in seasonal boxes and cello bags- chai, mocha latte, raspberry rhubarb… yum

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and always a little stop at ABC Home. They have a cool foodie market downstairs now. It was just getting going last year. I don’t know how much actual traffic it gets but I find so many interesting lines there-

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then on up to Union Square

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I rarely see a winter farmers market and love it when I do

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So is this pooch a little winter warrior with his orange booties, red vest and purple leash!

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Loads of hardy, grounding winter veggies like sunchokes.

IMG_6237and celeriac- a little of this pureed into your potatoes adds just a little sweetnessIMG_6234Always a stop at Eataly – around 2.30 on a weekday is great. Less bodies to navigate and room to absorb the sights and smells of cured meats, cheeses, pastas and the highs and lows of voices, tablewares and general noise. Wed was brisket day at the sandwich stall. Extra green pesto sauce please. Thank you. IMG_6248We walked west towards the river and into the village- One block in and it’s like entering a church. Quiet with a lack of chaos.

IMG_6251We passed by Murray’s cheese

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And I thought this poster was a pretty good description of me… or cheese.IMG_6253

and quaint little shops with clever signs

IMG_6252This day ended back in Soho at Vosges

IMG_2155With a couple of gorgeous hot chocolates and ever so lightly sweetened, piped whipped cream

IMG_2157And a couple randoms must adds …

Gotham West Market in Hell’s kitchen- GO there.

IMG_2147Eat Tokyo Shoyu noodles at Ivan Ramen and slaw:

GothamwestGo to Tiny’s in Tribeca for brunchIMG_6294

and eat these killer potatoes… like mini square hash browns and

IMG_6301and check out their adorable bathroom – that’s me in the mirror – not a painting. I didn’t realize that myself at first. Going all Mona Lisa there

IMG_6303And if you aren’t suffering from scroll down trigger finger… I’ll leave you with some shots of our day up the Hudson- We took the train from Grand Central

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to Tarrytown on the metro North to rent a car

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We wanted time to enjoy the close proximity of the river together without either of us having to drive. Nor did we feel like driving in and out of the city. We saw lots of lovely white snow.

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 Made our way to charming Rhinebeck- here’s their cute little chamber of commerce

IMG_6278Then we drove north and admired farmlands and white vistas- then west and stayed a night in MA and woke to minus 11 degrees, crystal blue skies and even more dreamy white snow. THEN we headed back to NYC on the highway to little Tarrytown to drop our rental and train back to the city at sunset. It was a sweet 36 hour retreat mid trip.

IMG_6286Ok- we’re finished here. More food coming next post:)

 

26 responses

  1. 🙂 This looks like a real fun trip! And despite the fact that it’s past midnight where I am, I am hungry for all kinds of things, like the hot chocolate with whipped cream and one of your caramels to go with it 😀
    Looking forward to reading more here.
    Have a good start into the new week! 🙂

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  2. Wow, great shots! i love New York!
    Your pic in the mirror is awesome… and I’m taking it that the gorgeous dude kicking around the snow is your son! Congrats on having such a great trip!

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  3. Awww. My sister lives in Rhinebeck and I just love it there. It’s such a beautiful spot. Head over to Red Hook, get on the train and then you’re on the way to the city while you read a book. I loved this post!

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