A perfect weekend in New York – part 2!

A perfect weekend in New York – part 2!
Another very popular destination is of course the Meatpacking District to which I arrived via the Highline, the deserted train track that has been transformed to a green area during the last few years, and is currently being expanded even further North. It’s a very nice stroll during a warm, sunny day, but this being New York expect it to be crowded :(
Brunch was at the Standard hotel’s grill, but although the place is nice the food was a complete disappointment, therefore I won’t bother you with any footage. 
For dinner I went to Marea , a two-star restaurant at the south end of Central Park that is considered by many the best place in New York the last couple of years. Personally I found it nice, but definitely not something as exciting as they make it sound. Comfort Italian food in nice surroundings among affluent and well-dressed clients. Not enough for a real foodie, like me, haha!
                                                                              xxx,K

Risotto MARElobster, halibut n, sea urchin
Scampi langoustine (new zealand) seared
SEMIFREDDO DI NOCCIOLA piedmont hazelnut, dark chocolate, grapefruit, anise mascarpone
PANNA COTTA vanilla panna cotta, cherry granita, marcona almonds, amaretti
STRATI DI CIOCCOLATO dark chocolate crema, salted caramel, pistachio gelato
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