|The coffee shop where we went for early morning coffee. It was located to the left of the hotel.
|Grand Central Station
|Inside Grand Central Station
|The Doughnut Plant
|loved this little artsy doughnut seat inside
|Chalk art outside the door....Happy Mother's Day to us!
|The menu that causes anxiety because there are no descriptions of the day's offerings and the pressure is on when you reach the counter. What they have available is on racks without descriptions either, just names....oh the decisions.
|The yeast doughnut with the melting Valrhona chocolate and the heavenly oatmeal, cashew, sesame seed, cranberry and apricot doughnut on top
|Kate's carrot cake doughnut with cream cheese inside
|tile mosaic inside one of the subway stops
|this statue used to stand at the world trade center. it was damaged during the attack and now stands with an eternal flame in battery park in memory of those who lost their lives.
|Lady Liberty in the harbor
|the new World Trade Center building under construction with a picture in front of it's future self
|Stand4...my new favorite shake place
|our baby shakes with big fat straws....chocolate peanut butter cup and toasted marshmallow
|our itsy bitsy slider hamburger..so cute and yummy
|The Metropolitan Museum of Art. I think Kate would have liked to know what are all those people doing just sitting around on the steps.
|Magnolia Bakery...the beginning of the cupcake craze
|swirls of pastel goodness...this is a traditional and very sweet cupcake
|The Chrysler Building
|Kate's veal in a cream sauce with vegetables to be served over jasmine rice. We had to figure that out ourselves as they didn't do it for her so she just dumped it on.
|one of my favorite things, medium rare filet mignon with bearnaise sauce and fries