Quick short weekend in the big city
  1. Bus got in late Friday and I was still hungry so Gray's Papaya it was
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  2. Sat. morning went to Zabars but the bagel was only mediocre
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  3. However their market is great including this giant pepper grinder
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  4. Also the cinnamon babka was 💯
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  5. Walked thru a market with cute maple syrup packaging
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  6. Grabbed chocolate almond croissant at Bouchon - pretty decent
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    Angry manager lady yelling at her employees made it an awkward and unpleasant experience
  7. Walked down to the Lyceum for a show
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  8. Funny! Really impressive slapstick choreography
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  9. Then we went to Brooklyn and I got a pistachio donut at Doughnut Plant - amazing
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    Also we got bagels and cream cheese to take home from Bergen Bagels... Verdict pending
  10. Walked over to Prospect Park
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  11. Prospect Park is huge and pretty
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  13. I liked this truck we passed
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  14. Went to Alta Calidad, I know one of the people involved with opening it
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  15. Queso fundido
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  16. Fluke ceviche - on the house
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  17. Amazing brussel sprouts
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  18. Tamale, coca-cola ribs, octopus
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    Missing good pictures of the tacos and quesadilla we had
  19. Went down the street to Ample Hills Creamery
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  20. Shared an ice cream flight between three people.. delicious!
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    Flavors: the munchies (with pretzel, m&ms, chips, etc), caramel, gooey butter cake, peanut butter cup, banana nut, and cinnamon lace cookie
  21. Sunday: trekked to Flushing for dumplings
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    Honestly flushing main Street has been the place that felt most like Asia outside of Asia
  22. The #6 at White Bear - wontons in hot chili oil - absolutely amazing
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  23. Pork and leek dumplings at Yoz Shanghai - tasty with great dipping sauce
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  24. Pan fried dumplings at Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao
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    Not as fried as I like - still good
  25. Pork XLB at the same place - awesome broth!
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  26. Poorly made mango milk tea slush at Ten Ren Tea
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    Great boba but the guy spilled most of the mango syrup 🙈
  27. Jeff got honeydew milk bubble tea which was way better
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  28. And then we BARELY made the bus home because of a disabled train
    Literally the only time I have ever cancelled an Uber in favor of hailing a cab...
  29. But we're on the bus now and all is well
  30. Also this weekend was delicious!