Sunday, April 26, 2009

photo-44What a weekend. The weather has been absolutely hot and gorgeous. New Yorkers stripped down into some of the most funkdafied, bizarre, sometimes just barely-there clothing that is the epitome of summer in this city (which is still a month-and-a-half away, technically).

Me? All I wanted today, besides to visit my friend Lacey Lechner‘s studio during TOAST (Tribeca Open Artist Studio Tour), was to have dinner outdoors, on a sidewalk somewhere, with friends.

photo-117It worked out brilliantly. We scored the end table at Noho Star and I ended up sharing a NoHo burger (cheddar, bacon, guacamole, tomato and watercress. The burger had me at “watercress”) and an overpriced but still delicious fried chicken salad (with endive and Neal’s Yard stilton) with a friend of a friend who also couldn’t decide between burger and salad.

I even had flower petals on my chair …  (see after the jump)

COST: >$20
PREP TIME: No prep, just timing

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