I Love NYCPart of: NYC , Travel
*Boring Article Du Jour from the LA Times: Looking for Love by CARINA CHOCANO
*Good Article on Same Subject:
Lesbians on Television: It's Not Easy Being Seen" By STACEY D'ERASMO from the New York Times (and you can read it for free)
BEST PIZZA: Joe’s (on the corner of Bleeker St, and Carmine Ave.)
CUPCAKE: Magnolia Bakery’s chocolate with chocolate frosting
BAGEL: Bagel on the Square (Bleeker and Carmine)
COFFEE: Olives in Soho
HOT CHOCOLATE/CREPE: Le Gamin
MEAL: Steak Au Poirve with fresh greens and fries made by
BEST DINER: Mayrose
DONUT: Krispy Kreme jelly
DRINK: Stoli Vanilla and soda with childhood friend Derek DeKoff at Hi Fi on Ave. A (old Brownie’s)
BEST COMPLIMENT:B y Derek (my lips are sealed)
BEST PURCHASE: black cocktail dress with a large beaded butterfly
BEST H&M: 34th St.
BEST STORE THAT I THOUGHT WAS FOR OLD LADIES: Lord and Taylor
STORE I PERUSED WHERE SALESLADY STARED AT MY SHOES WHEN I WALKED IN: Marc Jacobs
BEST NEW LIP GLOSS FIND VIA ASHMI: Revlon Sheer gloss
BEST NYC MOMENT: watching a darling little girl sitting on the floor with her hipster artist mother copying a Philip Guston painting and doing a good job at it.
WORST NYC MOMENT: being smoked to death
BEST STAR SIGHTING: Janeane Garafalo, because she’s so Janeane Garafalo
BEST MUSEUM/EXHIBIT: The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Philip Guston
MOST DISAPPOINTING MUSEUM/EXHIBIT: The Museum of Sex
BEST AIRPLANE MOMENT: sitting next to John in First Class, and having him give me a lovely compliment: He never talks to people on planes and wanted to set me up with his son (he’s never done this before),even though I didn’t graduate from an Ivy League college. (He didn’t say that bit about the Ivy League school, but schooling is very important to him.)
BEST AIRPLANE READING: Me Talk Pretty Someday--David Sedaris
BEST SURREAL MOMENT: Being sincerely told by two different men that I was a very interesting person.
NERD MOMENT: one of said men asked me out and said that having a weblog was a nerdy thing. I guess I’m a nerd.
BEST MOVIE MOMENT: watching Bridget Jones’s Diary on TV to counteract Cold Mountain’s effect.
THING I MISS MOST ABOUT NYC: the energy--walking with an eclectic mix of people, and the European vibe.
NYC RULES OVER LA: The shopping, restaurants and men are much better
LA RULES OVER NYC: The climate and the relaxing vibe
BEST SEX THAT DIDN'T HAPPEN: my lips are sealed
BEST SINGLE WOMAN SIGHTING IN ASHMI'S BUILDING: New York Magazine Editor