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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Since when is July 5 acknowledged as a holiday?



Well, I'm not sure why, but everything happens for a reason... And that includes unorganized dinner plans in New York City. After delicious Blueys at Ruby's and a 40 block trek resulting in three failed attempts at arriving at a dessert spot, we ended up at Inoteca. Inoteca is not only brainy enough to stay open for us on a holiday weekend, but has an incredible menu that will satisfy any mood. Initially, we only ordered Aperol spritzers because they sounded so refreshing after our walk in thick, immense heat, but we were treated to this affugato (vanilla bean ice cream with a shot of espresso) and nutella panini with apricot and pink peppercorn compote. We also got a sampling of an invigoratingly bubbly Lini Labrusco. If only all surprises like this happened every time a place was closed.

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