The food highlight of our NYC weekend!! Brace yourself for the price. It is a true four star establishment in every sense of the word. Dinner is served in American dim sum manner: they have a cart that comes around, you pick out the dishes you would like. For the main course, I went with the New York steak. Luci had the lobster pot pie. Waiter makes your salad at your table: Choice of greens, veggies and other interesting toppings. For dessert I had one of the strangest banana splits. Pics will be forthcoming. It looked like a great big wafer…very good! Beautiful decor. Waitstaff were knowledgeable and competent.
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We took the Context travel immigrant food tour. Our guide was an executive chef and is really keyed in on the food scene in NYC. At the end of the tour I posed the question. If you had a day to live and were able to goto one restaurant in NYC, which would it be? She thought hard and long and said 10 Downing. We took her recommendation for dinner. It did not disappoint. I had the balsamic beef, which was extremely tender and very flavorful. The highlight for me was their house lemonade! I am a softy for the really sour. Try it! Luci had the flounder and it was ok.
The latest “quick-punch” features the 10 keys to successful bartering/barginning while abroad. It is not as tough as it sounds. Do you have any good advice or great tactics? Good success stories? Ever paid too much for something?