When I got back to Los Angeles, the first question a New Yorker friend asked me is, "Where did you eat?" It made me laugh - New Yorkers are so obsessed with restaurants! Here are shots of tables from some of the places where Chloé and I had meals in NYC, and as you see, it's not all about the food.
Lunch - At the Noho Star, Chloé pulled out her magical makeup pouch and laid out a few of her treasures on the table... They include this spectacular black Chanel lipstick, and a present for me: a yummy-scented lip balm from the boutique of Le Crazy Horse, Paris's most extraordinary, quirky and fascinating cabaret.
An afternoon snack - While Chloé was getting her nails done, I sneaked out for an iced tea blended with home made lemonade and a light yogurt chocolate muffin at Café Angélique, on Bleeker and Grove.
Dinner - We ate almost every night at the wonderful Blue Ribbon in the West Village's Downing street, but we also had dinner once at the Noho Star, where I nibbled on a carrot cake and spied on the amazing artist, musician and scholar Lloyd McNeill drawing effortlessly in his sketch-pad...