Chowhound Presents: |

Restaurants & Bars

Manhattan Lunch

Lunch treat after having a fingernail removed

Share:

More from Restaurants & Bars

Restaurants & Bars Manhattan Lunch

Lunch treat after having a fingernail removed

d
Deb Van D | | Nov 14, 2000 07:06 PM

I apologize in advance for the arch tone and for the revulsion factor, but I am in earnest, and hope you can help. This is an appointment at Columbia Presb that I have put off for, oh, ten or fifteen years, had to warm up to the idea. I want to reward myself for actually getting on the 7:45 train and having my nail ripped out by the roots with a treat lunch. I will be by myself, to which I am accustomed, and will be near E (only-just) 61st St. However, I will be able to walk (it IS my fingernail, after all), swipe my Metrocard or, pathetically, bandaged, hail a cab.This doctor is noted for a mere jab of xylocaine, so I wont be dealing with codeine, sob, but perhaps a lunch with the tiniest bit of wine.... I have had thoughts of 5757 (hotel dining solves the solo problem), Le Colonial (I like Vietnamese, but havent been here), or Caviarteria (no idea about it, but if caviar doesnt cheer me up, nothing will). Oceana? Destinee? If anyone has a thought, I will welcome it. And I do solemnly swear that this is my last frivolous request this year (I mean, through Dec 31, not through Nov 14, 2001, mind). And who knows when I may be able to type again?Humbly, and in terror,D Van D

Feedback