You may call me Louise now, because I have officially become my grandmother. She and my Papa traveled all over the United States and Canada. You could name any major city, and she could tell you what she ate there. (Boise, Idaho? Biggest baked potato ever. Bowling Green, Kentucky? Great chicken-fried steak. Honolulu, Hawaii? the Oceanarium. oh, and Wendy's. Seriously.)
I used to laugh at this phenomena, but as I've grown older I now realize, "Its not the places you go, its the food you eat while you're there." So here are just a few of the highlights from our New York trip.
Frozen Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
Eggplant Pizza with Ricotta Cheese
Snacky's in Little Italy
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
Bubby's Pie Kitchen
"firm fries and warm delicious mouth-watering buns"
These were not just meals, but defining moments in our adventure. Years from now, I may not remember what Broadway show we saw, but I guarantee I will remember the meatballs-as-big-as-your-fist and stuffed mushrooms with little bits of Italian sausage that we had at Carmine's afterwards.
Yes, the legacy continues... I have become "Louise".