Taking my mother out for her birthday before Jerry Seinfeld and would like a good French place that isn't too "out there" (over the top)...nice atmosphere with excellent food, with main dishes mostly in the upper teens for cost preferred.
Former investor banker Umber Ahmad recounts her road from Wall Street to running a bakery in the East Village.
Moist Carrot Cake
This carrot cake is incredibly moist and tender, and fragrant with cinnamon and nutmeg. Speckled with raisins and nuts (or not, if you prefer yours plainer), the cake is topped with a rich, tangy-sweet cream cheese frosting.