Monday, January 07, 2008

Christmas in NYC Day 2

Friday morning, we hailed a cab and went up to Harlem. There's an outdoor flea market there that we wanted to check out. We arrived around 11:00 and it was just opening up. We decided to go have lunch and come back.

On the way to eat, we popped into a shoe store where Mooey bought 2 pairs of shoes for $10!

Right down from the shoe store was the restaurant we wanted to check out. Amy Ruth's boasts genuine Southern home cooking. We've always poopooed this place because we are from the South and we can get home cooking everyday of the week.

I ordered honey dipped fried chicken with mac and cheese and cabbage. Look under the chicken, that's honey. Words cannot express the goodness that is on that plate. The mac and cheese is hands down the best I've ever had. Ever. All of it was divine.

And, as if that wasn't enough, we ordered banana pudding. She brought it out in this giant bowl. OMG! We could only eat half of it.
We wanted to go by the Apollo while we were in Harlem so we walked the 10 blocks.

It was a little dissappointing to say the least. On TV, it looks really big and cool. In person, it's really tiny and not much to look at.

We saw this graffiti on a truck while walking and I had to take a picture of it.

We shopped at the flea market some and then headed back to the apartment. We were going over to a friend's house at 5:00 for drinks.

We had Paul draw us a map of bars from his house back to the apartment. We wanted to go bar hopping. The first place was called Dive Bar. How appropriate.
We ordered 2 Patron Silver's chilled. From the size of these, the bartender's arm got tired pouring these.

The party was officially started.

Then we ordered Don Julio Tequila. They were much smaller thank God.

The end of our Yeunglings.

We were famished so we went next door to Famiglia pizza and got a couple of slices. They saved my life. We walked the 10 or blocks home and sobered up a little.

So much for bar hopping.

1 comment:

A Wedding and a Barbie said...

Damn! Now I am hungry... Please pack me in your luggage for the next New York trip!