Photos from dinner on our final night in New York City. Big thanks to @NoReservations for the last-minute reservation and Chef @EricRipert for the amazing food. It was a meal we won’t forget for some time.
Updated with photo captions
Here are a few photos from our dinner tonight at Dovetail NYC. I’m not a trained food photographer so I apologize in advance if these don’t do the chef justice. Everything was great. Marilyn’s only negative was the bathroom being downstairs, she was worried about people who have trouble going up and down stairs easily.
EDIT: I’ll do my best to update these with exactly what the dishes are ASAP. Marilyn managed to get a menu from the chef and was taking notes through the entire thing.
As previously mentioned, I was unable to take many photos during the Anderson Cooper shoot today. I did snap a few, but we’ll need to wait until Anderson’s crew gives me the OK to post them. It was great working with them, everybody was very nice and I managed to pick up a few production tips along the way.
After our journey through the wilds of Times Square I was able to sit with Marilyn again for a few minutes and she gave a quick recap of today’s activities.
I wasn’t able to take photos during the Anderson Cooper location shoot we filmed today, so I apologize for the lack of images. I will dump whatever I did manage to take in the next blog post (shortly).
I sat with Marilyn for a few minutes before she got back to her writing and had her give a quick recap of the day via the notes she took (the entire time!).
Well its been nothing short of a whirlwind getting into the city. After checking in, we were immediately sent to the New York Times building in the heart of midtown Manhattan. Marilyn was interviewed, photographed and filmed for a piece that should be showing up shortly on the NYT website. Street cart hot dogs were consumed and the overall verdict was quite positive. Here are some photos from the day so far. Look for more tonight after we dine at Dovetail NYC!
Marilyn has been recognized SEVERAL times already. First at the Minneapolis airport, then on the plane and finally on the streets of NYC! She taking it all in stride and enjoying the attention. Marilyn said she always dreamed of working at the New York Times and told several reporters how great it was that they “made it.” One writer told Marilyn that she was the one who actually “made it.!”
Hi everybody. I’m Ryan and I’ll be with Marilyn documenting our journeys to NYC together. Follow me @lostincentralia for the latest photos and updates from the road.
Celebrity chef and author Anthony Bourdain managed to secure us reservations to Le Bernardin, a fantastic seafood restaurant in the heart of Manhattan. Chef Eric Ripert has manned the helm since 1994.
In 2009, Le Bernardin was voted 11th best restaurant in the world in the Restaurant magazine Top 50.
Le Bernardin is one of only seven restaurants in New York awarded three Michelin stars, and is the restaurant which has held four stars from The New York Times for the longest period of time.
Le Bernardin gained the superior ranking less than three months after opening in early 1986.
Very excited to taste the offerings at such a highly regarded eatery!
Marilyn Hagerty. Maybe you’ve heard of her. She’s a bit of a celebrity around here.
This new blog site will chronicle her journeys over the next few days. It’s bound to be good material. We (the Grand Forks Herald) are sending her to New York City!
We figured what better place to have her go. In New York City, there will be no shortage of fine dining for her to review. We’ll see how her opinion of the city’s finest eateries compares to those of the top food critics. She also has some upcoming national media appearances. We’ll be posting photos, videos, blog posts, stories and more.
More to come on all of that. You can check out this blog, or go to www.marilynhagerty.com for all of the latest. Soon we’ll be posting a link where you can get your very own Marilyn Hagerty t-shirt.
In the meantime, Marilyn is gearing up for her trip. She stopped by the Herald offices over the noon hour for an interview with the Today Show (she’s now dining with them at where else … the local Olive Garden). While here, she also fielded calls from the Wendy Williams show and the Ellen Degeneres show. So far, Marilyn is taking it all in stride and says she’s just sure this is the craziest thing that’s ever happened to her.
Stay tuned. We suspect it’s about to get crazier.
Check back for some photos of the day.