New York | Day 1

Hello all! It’s been a very long time since I have last blogged. I still have a lot of weddings and lifestyle portraits that I need to blog, but before I do that I just wanted to let you know what I have been up to. Last week I was lucky enough to visit New York for a business trip. I haven’t been back to this amazing city for 7 years so I was pretty excited to see what has changed.

I arrived on St. Patrick’s Day, Monday with a plan in mind! The first thing I did after I dropped off my suitcase at the Radisson Martinique in Midtown Manhattan was to head straight to Shake Shack! Everyone who has eaten at this burger joint raves about it. I’m not much of a burger fan myself, but I thought I would give it a try!

It only took a 15 minute walk from the Radisson Martinique to Madison Square Park, which is where Shake Shack and the Flatiron Building is located. What is the Flatiron Building? It’s that triangular building you see below. I didn’t get a chance to see what the building housed, but I will be back next time to check it out.KKCS_NewYork_NewYork_Shake_Shack_Madison_Square_Park_Shroom_Burger_2 KKCS_NewYork_NewYork_Shake_Shack_Madison_Square_Park_Shroom_Burger_1

This is my burger! I ordered the “Shroom” burger with fries! It was definitely interesting. The breaded and fried mushroom was crispy on the outside and once you bit into it was oozing with a warm cheese sauce. The burger buns were definitely delightful as they were light and fluffy and quite tasty. Sort of like a Brioche bun! The fries were crispy but so unlike our Socal fries because our Socal fries are straight cut, while the east coast fries have a zig-zag shape.

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The next destination on my “must hit” list was Boqueria also located in the Flatiron neighborhood. Why is it a “must hit”? I needed to see if the tapas were truly authentic like the tapas I have had in Spain. I must say that although it was pricey, it didn’t disappoint! I had “Bombas de la Barceloneta” and “Pintxos Marunos”! It was delish and boy was I full!!

Stay tuned for more as I have 3 more days of NYC to show you!

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