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In Search of Christmas

View of Bryant Park

On Sunday Diesel and I made a trip to yet another unvisited neighborhood coffee shop, 88 Orchard. We sat down and read our NY Times. How cool is that? Reading the NY Times IN NY! I still haven’t got around to doing the Sunday NY Times crossword puzzle, and who knows if I ever will.

After a few hours reading, we headed over to 5th Avenue in the hopes of catching some of the Christmas decoration and hype. We made a stop at the NY Library, where there was a pretty interesting exhibit about Jack Kerouac and the Beat Generation with pictures, original manuscripts and notebooks. The next stop was Bryant Park, where there were lights and an outdoor market. We attempted to get ice skates but gave up after seeing the long lines. On the way home we “accidentally” ran into Rice to Riches, a dessert store where rice pudding of all flavors and with all toppings is served. The place is minimalist and ultra modern, with attention paid to the colorful plastic bowls and interesting spoons. We split the vanilla pudding topped with toasted coconut.

Here’s a pic of Dies enjoying a bite:

Diesel at Rice to Riches


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