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Holy foodie day Batman!

seal Jul 25, 2007 06:50 PM

My brother is in from Portland so we had to do it up right.

First to Momofuku Noodle bar at noon for Momofuku ramen and snap peas, then a brisk walk down to Katz's to share a pastrami sandwich. A few more blocks down for some palate cleansing gelato at Il Lab and then back towards St Mark's place for a falafel at Mahmouns.

After a much needed few hours respite, it was off to Devi for the RW week dinner, plus onion/parm kulcha, three drinks, and an extra Emperor's Morsel for dessert.

*edit - for anyone who says that Devi is not a wonderful choice for RW, please explain why not in detail. There were many choices for all three courses and it was a steal at only $35 pp. Sure we had lots of extras and went more than twice that, but for a normal meal it would have been fine.*

I am stuffed, fluffed, but not rebuffed as I try to find my fat pants ;o)

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    lucybobo Jul 26, 2007 06:18 AM

    You did that all in one day? Impressed. What is an Emperor's Morsel?

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      RGR Jul 26, 2007 09:34 AM

      seal, I'm a bit disappointed. You went to Katz's and Il Laboratorio but didn't do the rest of my (in)famous LES eating "tour"?! Shame on you! lol

      Seriously, though, very impressive! :-)

      Lucy, Emperor's morsel -- quoting from Devi's website -- is "crispy saffron bread pudding, cardamom cream, and candied almonds." De-licious!

      1. Gluttonous Prime Jul 26, 2007 02:07 PM

        I went to Devi for Restaurant Week a couple years ago and remember getting very tough, overcooked tiger shrimp and lukewarm food (I can't muster up more details at this point, but I think those explain it pretty well). But it might have been an off night, or, off meal. Perhaps they've improved, but I haven't had a chance to go back yet, for RW or otherwise. Maybe it's time for a second visit.

        For your other foods, AWESOME. Fat pants!!

        1. Deb Van D Jul 27, 2007 08:29 AM

          Nice write-up Seal. I salute you and your capacity--and hell, that's what fat pants are for!

          It sounds like a great day. And we surely agree on Devi. I'm already looking forward to my next visit.

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