Sunday, 14 September 2014

Odds and sods

We started off the day at the Chelsea Market a converted factory in the meat packing district that contains an atmospheric shopping mall of food, fashion and crafty type stores. It is not a vast centre - unlike so many things that are large here - but it is worth a visit and a purchase or two.

Chelsea Market
We found an exciting restaurant nearby for brunch; Bubby's.

Bubby's High Line
We ordered pancakes. Mine were described as the house specials with a compote of blueberries on the side. Naturally the serving was enormous and I wasn't able to eat it all. My drink in the jar was a Peach Lemonade.

Bubby's Pancakes
And we moved on.

Meat Packing District
Meat Packing District
Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Terminal
The subway is less glamorous.

Grand Central subway
Tonight we had a meal at the Cafe Edison before the theatre. The Cafe is attached to the Hotel Edison near Times Square. The hotel seems from outside to be a bit seedy but it has a lovely art deco lobby.

Hotel Edison
Hotel Edison
Finally we attended our last show for the visit. 'The Country House' is a new play staged by the Manhattan Theatre Club. It is about a family of theatre people who get together on the first anniversary of a member's death. It is a comedy with a dramatic conclusion and I suppose the main attraction is Blythe Danner (Mother of Gwyneth Paltrow) as the name star. It is the weakest of the shows we have seen this visit; entertaining enough but nothing special.


  1. Victor, I love Chelsea Market it sounds British. The pancakes looks. Do you try them?

    1. I ate most of it Gosia but there was too much for me to finish it.