Tag: new york

  • You Will Gobble It Up

    You Will Gobble It Up

    There’s something wonderfully chaotic about Katz’s Delicatessen. There were queues everywhere. I don’t know how many waiters there were for how many customers. As soon as someone stood up, there was someone to take their place.… Read the rest

  • Great Views from Brooklyn

    Great Views from Brooklyn

    The view from the upper “viewing” levels of New York’s Grand Central Station is remarkable. The scale of the place is enormous. The marble floors and walls are almost overwhelming in their beauty.… Read the rest

  • Empire State of Mind

    Empire State of Mind

    “I was about to send out a search party…” I said to Michaela, remarking on the amount of time I had to wait for her at a restaurant/bar at Coney Island.… Read the rest

  • New York State of Mind

    New York State of Mind

    “Oh My God, is that Salman Rushdie?”, I asked Michaela, pointing to the older man taking a seat, as we waited only briefly in line for dinner at Balthazar’s Restaurant. As she looked over to confirm, I remembered that moment from “Bridget Jones Diary” where Bridget met Mr Rushdie at a book launch, and as she had no idea what to talk to him about, asked him where the toilet was.… Read the rest

  • Harlem Shuffle

    Harlem Shuffle

    “Honey, you’ve come at just the right time…” we were told by an fantastic looking older woman. “This is Harlem Week” she said with a great deal of passion and enthusiasm.… Read the rest

  • Saturday in New York

    Saturday in New York

    “Don’t worry. My camera is shockproof and waterproof to fifteen feet”, I told Michaela. And with that, I made my way into the middle of those fountains where the water pops up seemingly randomly.… Read the rest