OK--im back--for the surpise find of the trip----decided to stop in Pa fo the night rather then drive into Brooklyn at night without knowing where we going, and got a room and ate a lousy dinner, got up early and headed out to find a meal NOT cooked at the same place we had dinner---and found a sheer delight!!! Haags Hotel and resteraunt---and bar too!Terrific place and a killer Pa Dutch family style breakfast-----Bacon,Ham,Sausage--local--Eggs,panckes,toast,stewed apricots,Tapica Pudding,Freash chunky style applesauce,Sugar cookies.Butter,Cottage cgeese,apple butter,ShooFly Pie,juice,coffee tea and milk---with creamed chipped beef and scrapple on request!!!! all for the outragous price of----$7.25!!!! If only we had driven the 14 mile ore last night we could have stayed at the Hotel and Had the dinner-----Chicken,Ham,Beef,&Sausage---with Gravy,Potato Filling,Sweet Potatoes,Green Beans,Pot Pie,Dried corn,Pickled beets,Pepper cabbage,pickles,Apple sauce,Tapica,Stewed apricots,cookies,pies---shoofly,cherry and apple tarts Cheese,bread and butter Milk tea and coffee!AYCE--all 4 meats--$14---3 for 13.50 --2 for 13.000 and 1 for 12.50.---and the place was wonderfull---lots of beautiful woodwork a great bar,rooms upstairs with NO PHONES or TV!!!! We we so mad we missed it we decided to stop there on the way home-----btw---get there early the kitchen close at 7:30!!! It in Shartlesville Pa 45 east of Harrisburg at exit 38 of I-78. On the return trip we stopped for the night wamr cozy rooms with brass beds and quilts and a great bucnh of locals that stop in for a nightcap and arrive early to eat breakfast at the bar. I LOVED it!!!
Next stop---Brooklyn---where my daughter immediatly sent me to a local pizza place---Metropoltan Pizza----where they DONT look at you funny when you ASK for anchovies!! and i stuffed myself!!!! It was good to eat REAL pizza---and i was right---ALL the pizza in NY is GOOD!!!!!!
Went out to dinner that night at a new Thai place called "Sea" ---wonderfull my daughter and her roommate,me and jane all had different items and they were all great----look for it on "Sex and the City"---my daughter has a friend on the crew and they filmed in there 4 weeks ago. great ambiance--and reasonable---80 bucks for the for of us including drinks and really good service.
Spent Christmas eve partying in a club my daughter works in---went to see her band too---Keep an out for ---"Jen Urban"---she is about to become the next superstar---and of cousre im not predjudice--she really is great!!
Did Christmas am at her house and breakfast with some friends and then drove up to Mass to my dads where the feasting really commenced.----will fill in that part in a bit---got some chores to do. Back later.