I am hungry. Very hungry. On my most recent trip to New York City, I decided I would revel in basicness by documenting food halls.
Turnstyle Food Hall – Bolivian Llama Party
My plan was to
Fulton Center – Shake Shack
I know that Fulton Center isn’t a food hall and I know that to people who don’t live in New Hampshire that Shake Shack isn’t special but I was tired and hungry. Very hungry. Also, the financial district is pretty much dead on a Sunday evening so it was a great place to relax after a long day of amazing ballet.
Great Northern Food Hall – Danish Dogs
On my first trip to NYC I ate my weight in sandwiches at the Open Rye but on this
Ellis Island Cafe – Immigrant Lunch
After spending 90 minutes pretending I wasn’t freezing to death while exploring the abandoned parts of the island I decided to try the immigrant lunch. I chose the roast beef with mashed potatoes and
Hudson Eats – Fuku
Hudson Eats has one of the best views of any NYC food hall and although I don’t really like David Chang, Fuku wasn’t busy and boasts alcoholic slushies so I decided to try it. In addition to great views, Hudson Eats has a ton of seating and is easy to get to from different parts of the city. I had a Flat Top chicken thigh sandwich with a Blood Orange Soju alcoholic slushy. Julia Child and I love chicken thighs but in this case the elegance of the meat was lost in everything else that was happening on the sandwich. The pickled carrots were great though.
The Pennsy – Ribalta
If you are ever cursed to a fate worse than death and by that I mean a long wait in Penn Station, I recommend hanging out at The Pennsy. On previous visits, I had sliders at Pat Lafrieda and sushi tacos from Taco Tumbo. On this visit, I decided to eat a pizza I couldn’t pronounce while waiting to take Amtrak to Albany. I incorrectly read the ingredients and thought I was getting anchovies on my pizza but was surprised with artichokes instead. I don’t really like pizza but this was a great combination of flavors and saltiness. Even though it is midtown and everyone hates midtown, you should