Diner – Williamsburg, New York.
If only ambiance can make your tummy full then this is the place to be.
The mission of our visit was to satisfy our curiosity as to whether or not it’s true that Clinton St. Baking Company serves the best blueberry pancakes in town, little did we know that our visit would be one of the most memorable food adventure we had in New York to date
(not because of the good pancakes).
I was not able to get a reservation the last time I was in NYC early this year, so I made sure I did my bookings 1 month in advance this time around with Selwyn. I was excited for lunch but Selwyn was sick so his appetite was small, nevertheless, our Balthazar visit was an experience to remember.
Logged from January 2012 visit.
The Chicken Burger
Schnipper’s is the Home of the Sloppy Joe Throwdown (2009) on Food Network’s Bobby Flay Throwdown series and guess what?…it is also conveniently located outside Hanna’s (lil sister) regular church in New York. So, we decided to pop in for a quick dinner just before night service starts.
There were no sloppy joes on our table that night but instead we opted for the less-sinful choice – but equally as unhealthy.
Plain breads, sweet breads, savoury breads, wide variety of cheese, kitchenware, cook books, food and many more – all in one place. If you are into food, a visit to your local Dean and Deluca is a must.
Mom had fun with the plain bread, her favourite type of food in the world. She also bought dad some Truffle Cheese to bring back to Manila as “pasalubong”.
Overlooking the East River, NYC is Riverpark.
We had an early lunch and it was really enjoyable, we had the whole restaurant for ourselves for atleast 30mins – It was relaxing and fun. I was also able to take photos of our food & the interiors without receiving weird stares from the next table – which I normally get by the way…
The whole set-up is tiny, intimate and cozy – about 3 small tables for 1 and a bar counter. Perfect for solo travellers and loners (haha) alike.
Bluebird Coffee Shop
72 E 1st St (at 2nd Ave) New York,
NY 10003 Neighborhood: East Village
Three memorable experiences:
1. 2.8km walk from 33rd Street to 1st Street
2. Arrived 30 mins earlier than opening hours.
3. The Bluebird Coffee Shop (Next post)
Just to give everyone a bit of a background about myself, I was born into a family that likes to walk – especially when travelling. It’s something that you can’t do much in Manila which I guess makes them (Dad, Mom & Sis) all the more eager to. Unlike them, I, on the other hand
HATE to walk as much as they love it - so, walking 33 blocks seemed like forever.
Back to the Prune story…