Hotels/restaurants/ money savers in that order.
Michelangelo Hotel Room
Al with Esat Aloshi at Rosie O'Grady's
We always stay at the Michelangelo. Everything is around
Food: Carmine’s 44th and Broadway. They tell you to split entrees…because they are so huge. Salad for one and pasta for one will still leave food on your plate. Be prepared to wait a while. Its popular.
Carnegie Deli. .a NY must. Huge sandwiches but very good. Landmark place. 52nd /7th. Alternative with great desserts, Roxy Deli. 47th on TS.
Ben Bensons for steak but I prefer Uncle Jacks 56th st. or Ruth Chris….yes …Ruth Chris, next door to the hotel.
Ellen’s starlight diner, brk, lunch, or dinner. Singing waiters cheap food. Great experience.
Chinese…WO Pah….(call me about this one)
Get the 27.50 subway card….good for a week, will save you over a hundred dollars or more on cab fare and it’s fun and safe.
Food: McCormick and Kuleto’s. waterfront. Great seafood, a tad pricy, entrees around 25 to 30 but every table has a great view of the water including
ELO trading post. On Sutter. Most magnificent Asian fusion food around. Butternut squash dumplings and ribs the size of
Uncle Vitos. Pasta and ravioli and home made pizza. Less than ten bucks and cheap wine and beer. Bush @ Mason.
Sears….like the store …..on Sutter. Home of silver dollar pancakes, great breakfast, super reuben sandwiches and full meals at a very low price.
Aliottos, Scomas, seafood at the wharf…lot of money touristy, good..but touristy.
Clam chowder in the bowl which is made of cut out sourdough bread. Five bucks and great...Pier 39 at the Wharf.
If you are going to
Maybe amidst all the hard shell “me first” attitudes is a bit of warmth within us all. Ad meter results show the # 1 favorite commercial in yesterdays super bowl was the one where the young man and his horse are reunited. (Budweiser). Among the litany of ads, this one jumped out at people proving they love horses and the love of them. I dare say a doggie ad would have done well to. The Paul Harvey voiced ad for Dodge speaking of “God made a farmer” found it’s way into our hearts also. Maybe, if given a chance and a more steady diet of “good” we would force a smile instead of a smirk. There is kindness in the world.
Unfortunately we seem to be afraid to show kindness or sincerity for fear of being laughed at. Perhaps I am a little too emotional when it comes to animals or people that remind me of my folks. I love being that way and am so glad to find others feel that way too. It’s a bit of a long shot to think any of us would change our every day routine but it is pleasant to know that people, if but for a brief moment or two can become more humane. I’m betting that the producers of those commercials hope so, too.