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roxie Aug 10, 2009 01:10 PM

OK~We're getting ready for the big trip. We are trying to make plans around places we hope to visit as well. Here's the tentative line-up:

Arrive Chelsea and head to Red Cat(sentimentally so) for dinner

Thursday: LES Chowhound food walk picking up Lox @ Russ & Daughters, bagels & bialys @ Kossar's et al

Thursday pm: Momofuko Ssam(dinner)

Friday: Union Square Green Market
Pearl Lunch
Lil' Frankie's dinner(can be reversed or can go to Malatesta )

Saturday: open but dinner @ Lupa: probably shopping and walking in the Village. I need to visit Aedes Venustas on Christopher Street for perfume

Sunday DUMBO Flea Market
Walk the Bridge home to Manhattan
Dinner? (maybe Malatesta)

Monday: MOMA
lunch @ Yasuda
dinner with relatives @ Perilla

Tuesday: NY Botanical Garden
lunch @ Otto Zero Nevo on Arthur Avenue
God of Carnage(7 pm curtain)
Blue Ribbon late dinner

Somewhere in here we are thinking lunch @ Fatty Crab and a hot dog @ Grey's Papaya.
A few other contenders include : Peter Luger's for a burger, Al di La for dinner

We are not "temple of fine foods" folks but do love great food and particularly neighborhood places.

  1. r
    roxie Aug 10, 2009 01:12 PM

    whoops~forgot to say we will head to Museum of City of NY and the Conservatory across the street on Thursday.

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      Pan Aug 25, 2009 02:30 AM

      Why Li'l Frankie's, in particular? I've found it fine, but prefer some other Italian restaurants in that vicinity, such as Supper, Cacio e Vino, and Frankie's Spuntino. The parent restaurant of Frank's little chain, Frank's itself, also has a more interesting menu than Li'l Frankie's, though without the pizza, if I'm not very much mistaken. I haven't been to Malatesta but like Lupa a lot. Reservations highly recommended, especially on Saturday, when you're likely to be shut out without them.

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