Good Friday morning! I decided to sneak in a Friday post this week because we had SO many wonderful experiences during our long weekend in New York City I just had to end the week with another! And of all the experiences, I have to admit some of the best moments were spending time with my family around the tables of eateries or even indulging right on the curbside! We all love to treat ourselves to good food so we were sure to stop at as many places as we possibly could for multiple tastes! I even got smart this time and ordered the smallest portions that I could so I could sample the mouthwatering offerings and still keep up with my boys who can afford to eat pretty much non-stop! So we proceeded to make many pit-stops at food carts, sweet shops, and restaurants and enjoyed every morsel of each and every one! We didn’t really want to keep too many schedules so we only ate at one restaurant that required reservations…the rest were more spur of the moment and casual…but no less impressive! And my favorite eatery of the weekend was filled with such wonder that we were all awestruck by what was within the walls! If you’ve ever eaten at an Eataly restaurant you know what I mean when I say it’s a unique experience! Whether you eat rooftop or casually amidst market shoppers mingling through isles that separate multiple dining options…it’s definitely a treat! And those shopping isles are brimming over with varieties of pasta, produce, breads, deli meats & cheeses, seafood counters, cookbooks, and kitchen accessories…the list goes on and on! Even better? You can grab a glass of wine for some sipping and shopping while you wait for your table! And for those in the family who are too young to visit the bar…they won’t miss out on any pre-meal fun with plenty of sweet options available…like nutella crepes! We WERE on vacation, which i think is a perfect opportunity to eat dessert first! So if you’re looking for a quiet, private table for intimate dinner conversation–this place might not be it! But for lively fun paired with fabulous food…this is the place to be!