Ok, so now I read in the New York Times that the Manhattan
restaurant I have raved about - Eleven
Madison Park(see my previous entry) is working to up their game even more. I'm impressed that they are not resting on their laurels and continuing to innovate. I suppose that is necessary in this high tech, ever changing world we live in.
I know Brooklyn also has some great restaurants but this
trip we were cooking in and so
went with our native in the know family members and head to Faicco’s for pork
sausage (for a pasta sauce), and the homemade mozzarella and the cheese and
fennel pork ring (for
appetizers). What a beautiful meat counter and I love watching the pork artists at work in their storefront kitchen. And for dessert – of
course the traditional Italian cookies from Mona Lisa’s.
On the way back from shopping we drive by “Police
Commissioner Reagan’s” house from our most favorite TV show - Blue Bloods. They don’t film actually in this house
but a fun drive by to see the house front they use in the show.
The five boroughs of New York City. Fun facts to know.