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Plan my weekend in Manhattan

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Mark from Plano, Feb 22, 2010.

  1. edmorel

    edmorel Well-Known Member

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    Will you visit [​IMG]?

    - B


    Where is his shrine again?
     
  2. Fuuma

    Fuuma Well-Known Member

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    Believe me...you don't have to tell me this, but we will need sustainance at some point. It might as well be good. Plus I'm really more focused on the mood of the place (see my prior posts on this point) to help set the tone for the weekend. Great food is a plus.

    You're right, "experience" over "food, food, food" does make sense. Go to that teacup place.
     
  3. Mark from Plano

    Mark from Plano Well-Known Member

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    Don't worry...just do like the blind boy in Deliverance. When Manton cracks his knuckles, it's time to rondo!

    Will you visit [​IMG]?

    - B


    Sadly I'm no musical savant. For my best performance I need the chord tabs and, preferably, an audience consisting solely of deaf people.

    [​IMG] sightings are unlikely...that is, unless he is currently on exhibit at the MoMA, in which case it's a possiblity.
     
  4. gomestar

    gomestar Well-Known Member

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    Go to that teacup place.

    Chicks dig that place. I think it heals the vaginal canal.
     
  5. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Well-Known Member

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    Where is his shrine again?
    There's a Fayed-esque installation at Katz's, right at the spot the greasy 'strami juices first squirted forth from the first bite. There's a YouTube of the second squirt striking an elderly waiter, spinning him on his heels, and causing his upper dental plate to be flung off to land on the head of a Japanese tourist like an ivory tiara. Good stuff. - B
     
  6. edmorel

    edmorel Well-Known Member

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    There's a Fayed-esque installation at Katz's, right at the spot the greasy 'strami juices first squirted forth from the first bite.

    There's a YouTube of the second squirt striking an elderly waiter, spinning him on his heels, and causing his upper dental plate to be flung off to land on the head of a Japanese tourist like an ivory tiara.

    Good stuff.


    - B


    unfortunately, I am not into squirting.


    Any idea what the visiting hours are for the Foo Foyer ?
     
  7. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Well-Known Member

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    I like that image.

    The story that Oakley stole to front a cocaine habit were completely fabricated by the Hearst newspapers. I know that this information will be comforting to you.

    BTW, I have the Moravec Etudes and could have sworn some of them are played a bit too fast. I've been meaning to get the Pollini version.

    Get the Manton version. It's the most laconic.

    I resent being made into a verb.

    "RJman, dust in my Rolex!"


    - B
     
  8. voxsartoria

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    Any idea what the visiting hours are for the Foo Foyer ?

    I'm unsure, but I think that it is closed Tuesdays and Thursday for Matuozzo shirt drying.


    - B
     
  9. voxsartoria

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    They do not do pairings or they do not do wine? If no wine, I can safely cross them off my list of places I plan to eat at when I visit NYC!

    Oh, there's wine.

    I find the idea of getting out of that place at $275/head a wonderful fantasy.


    - B
     
  10. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Well-Known Member

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    Huh!!?? You really,really, really have to go there. I think I only come back to NYC for that and some delis these days, don't really shop in NYC,not my fav restaurant scene (apart from delis), don't find it particularly beautiful but fuck is the MoMA one of the best museums in the world.

    MoMA sucks when there are crowds.


    - B
     
  11. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Well-Known Member

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    Yeah that's a great recommendation. And then maybe Joe's/John's/Ray's for pizza. Followed by Magnolia's for dessert.

    Ugh.


    The short carriage rides in the Park are also good.


    - B
     
  12. romafan

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    The short carriage rides in the Park are also good.


    - B


    We go skating @ Wollman a fair bit. Walking down to the rink I always here the carriagedrivers & pedicab operators pointing to random buildings rising above the trees over on 5th and saying things like: "You guys ever heard of Woody Allen? That's his apartment over there. Raquel Welch lives across the hall, etc."
     
  13. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Well-Known Member

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    We go skating @ Wollman a fair bit. Walking down to the rink I always here the carriagedrivers & pedicab operators pointing to random buildings rising above the trees over on 5th and saying things like: "You guys ever heard of Woody Allen? That's his apartment over there. Raquel Welch lives across the hall, etc."

    [​IMG] Exactly.

    Wollman is fun, though. We went skating there in December.

    - B
     
  14. Fuuma

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    MoMA sucks when there are crowds.


    - B


    There are always various degrees of crowding aside from private corp showings but the prick ratio during those isn't worth it. Go to party nights there or whatever...
     
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    MoMA sucks when there are crowds.


    - B


    +1. The solution is to look at the drawings and prints or the photography galleries.

    Will check out Moravec. Already love Pollini.
     
  16. Manton

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    Pollini is the best (at everything, IMO), but he tends to play fast.

    The ultimate Chopiny Chopin is Artur Rubenstein.

    When is MoMA ever not crowded? The restaurant there is VERY good but VERY expensive. The little side cafe is a good deal, though.
     
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    Mark, go see the revival of A Little Night Music. Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury. Can't be beat! Manton, -1 on Rubinstein. Horowitz does it bettar.
     
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    Mark, go see the revival of A Little Night Music. Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury. Can't be beat!

    I read that she died. [​IMG]
     
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    I was recently at MOMA with two friends and the coatcheck line alone was Soviet-like.
     
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    Manton, -1 on Rubinstein. Horowitz does it bettar.

    Horowitz is a much more talented pianist, but uneven and undisciplined and (I think) whose bombastic style is not really suited to Chopin. Plus, he recorded very little of it, whereas R recored all of it, and some more than once.
     

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