All is well here in my Williamsburg, Brooklyn abode. The building swayed during the bigger gusts enough to make us worry a little, but my neighbors and I didn’t lose power. I’m feeling grateful.
We have trees in Williamsburg, but not like in Brownstone Brooklyn.
My friend Melissa Hope Chusid created this great collage about life returning to normal on the Upper East Side.
When I walked through my own neighborhood this afternoon, Mast Brothers had reopened. Momofuku Milkbar had not. Nor had Modca. Oslo was open – thank goodness – but didn’t have any pastries understandably. Pies n Thighs was not only open, but delivering.
The subway still isn’t working so I’m Brooklyn-bound for a few days.
I had thought I might drop a few pounds after returning to NYC.
Walking everywhere! No more car commuting! Subway stairs!
Well, the joke is on me. I do walk a ton, but I forgot how easily accessible NYC’s wonderful food is. Not only is great food on most every corner, lots of it can be delivered right to my door. I can stuff myself silly without changing out of pajamas or taking a shower.
Here’s a quick roundup of some of my early favorites, plus some oldies.
If you’re looking for a $100 breakfast for two (without drinks), Norma’s is the spot for you.