WE'll be heading up for a long Thanksgiving weekend and I've compiled a list and made my dinner reservations. I'm still playing with lunch, and doubt there will be too many breakfasts, though I plan on snatching a couple bagels. Staying at the Hilton, and trying to hit places I haven't visited before, so let me know if any of my choices do not bode well for me.
Tuesday: nothing set, flying in
Thursday: Thanksgiving dinner at Mesa Grill- eating with friends who go every year and love it, so we are going along. Menu does look good and I've liked the Mesa in Nassau.
Friday: Have Bouley ressies, but family loves steak and might switch to appease them. Been to Luger's, thinking either Keens, Craftsteak, BLT Steak or Sparks...thoughts?
Saturday: EMP- this is part of the reason I might drop Bouley, I'd love to go all out here
Lunch: no daily assigments
Burger at Shake shack or burger joint (been to joint, love the idea of it).
Lobster rolls- Ed's, Pearl, maybe Mermaid inn?
Chinese- no solid decisions here, suggestions?
Pizza- still deciding, might venture to brooklyn, might stay in manhattan
Balthazar or other bistro
Prune if we can stand the wait, maybe clinton St.
Obviously I have to ax a couple lunches, but I'm just not sure yet and the family won't really help. Any brunches near the Hilton that are worth it? Thanks for whatever you guys can scrounge up!
-last question- Is it worth it to drop another lunch and pick up a prix fixe somewhere like fluer de sel or JG? Or even a lunch at cafe boulud or db bistro?