New York, Chicago, New York?

Union Square Greenmarket

Sorry for the unannounced disappearance but I have been traveling like crazy! I’ve been New York, Baltimore, Chicago and now I’m back in New York! I was supposed to fly to San Francisco from Chicago but missed my flight (actually I missed the entire airport since I accidentally went to the wrong one!). I was going to be stuck in Chicago overnight because all the San Francisco flights were booked up so I hopped on a plane back to New York City instead! Might not make much sense to some but made perfect sense to me. I am now in New York and having a great time wandering the city alone once again! Did I mention I love this city??

The above photo was taken at the Union Square Greenmarket which I discovered on my very first day in New York. I will be writing more about the Greenmarket as well as all of the rest of my adventures (including the foodblogging class by Matt Armendariz and Blogher conference) in a series of posts starting soon. Once I get to California, I will have use of a kitchen again which means new recipes and food photos. Stay tuned!

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19 Comments
  1. amanda

    hi nicole! how exciting! it’s been ages since i’ve gotten to do much traveling… heck it’s been almost a decade since i’ve been to new york. i can’t wait to hear all about blogher and see some new gorgeous food posts from you!

    2:23 am  Aug 2nd, 2007
  2. Kalyn

    How completely fun. I wish I was in New York too! Very fun hanging out with you in Chicago. Remember, Salt Lake is between New York and California and I have a sofa bed.

    2:52 am  Aug 2nd, 2007
  3. Lisa (Homesick Texan)

    Welcome back to New York! It is indeed a fantastic city. It was terrific having dim sum with you a couple of weeks ago–if you’re here for a while and would like to go chowhounding drop me a line!

    3:15 am  Aug 2nd, 2007
  4. Susan

    It’s good to have you back! I was getting very hungry waiting for your next recipe. Will you (and spouse) be posted back in the USA? I am also a great fan of NYC, but as a California native,here is where good food begins!

    3:54 am  Aug 2nd, 2007
  5. Brian

    I keep checking in, I’m glad to see a note about your travels! My wife and I wandered through the same Union Square Greenmarket just earlier this year. (While it was nice and frosty, still open though!) It’s hard not to love NYC! :)

    Just for a change of pace, you should head down here to Hotlanta!

    4:59 am  Aug 2nd, 2007
  6. Katiez

    Wow! What a fantastice stack of veg… and you can actually touch them! We’re not allowed… ;-)
    Have fun flying around..

    7:40 am  Aug 2nd, 2007
  7. Loretta

    Now that is a market! Our hometown had an awesome farmer’s market every weekend, took up half of the main street. (can we say small town?) I really miss having all the fresh yummy good stuff as the produce section in the local grocery stores where we’ve moved to kind of stinks.

    11:53 am  Aug 2nd, 2007
  8. Peter

    Nicole, your posts were missed. Funny, you’re back in N. America and I’ll be soon in Europe….snowball!

    12:16 pm  Aug 2nd, 2007
  9. Ruby Berry

    Sounds like your having a blast! Nice to hear your having such a wonderful time. Looking forward to your California visit! :)

    2:18 pm  Aug 2nd, 2007
  10. Amy

    Cousin, I am here too right now! So Excited! Email me if you would like to meet up somewhere, I am with my cousin Andie who also lives in Manhattan.

    2:19 pm  Aug 2nd, 2007
  11. Genie

    So glad you’re getting a little more NYC time, Nicole! That’s very cool. Enjoy your time and your wanderings…I’m wishing you peace and good things to eat, no matter what. :-) It was so great to meet you in Chicago at BlogHer — such a pleasant surprise!

    2:50 pm  Aug 2nd, 2007
  12. Butters

    Sounds exciting! I am from Baltimore. Did you visit anywhere special or try and delicious treats or local fare while in Charm City? Looking forward to future posts!

    4:21 pm  Aug 2nd, 2007
  13. Terry B

    Welcome back, Nicole! It was great to meet you, however briefly, at the food bloggers dinner in Chicago. I’m looking forward to hearing about the Union Square Greenmarket. The farmers markets in Chicago unfortunately have a ways to go.

    5:25 pm  Aug 2nd, 2007
  14. Emon

    Whaaa! How long have you been back and how long are you staying this time?

    5:55 pm  Aug 2nd, 2007
  15. shivapriya

    Hey Nicole,
    Good to see u back. R u still in NY I will be in NY tommorow evening and for sept long weekend I will be in Ivrine (CA). Hope to catch you somewhere :).

    5:12 pm  Aug 3rd, 2007
  16. Cynthia

    Can’t wait to hear and read all that you’ve been up to!

    10:53 pm  Aug 3rd, 2007
  17. Gemma

    Hi Nicole, it was great to meet you. Your photos are stunning! I’m so glad I had occasion to learn about your blog. Take care.

    11:07 pm  Aug 5th, 2007
  18. Nicole

    Amanda: I’ll get something posted about BlogHer one of these days! I have so much to write about that I don’t even know where to begin now!

    Kalyn: It was great to meet you and hang out in Chicago! I’d love to come visit Salt Lake sometime and of course you’re welcome to visit me wherever I end up!

    Lisa: I had so much fun sharing Dim Sum with you guys! Sorry we didn’t get a chance to hook up again but I think I’ll be back in New York soon! I’d love to keep in touch and get together sometime soon!

    Susan: We’ll be back in the states sometime this winter. I’ll be sad to leave Sicily but looking forward to some things!

    Brian: I’d love to visit Atlanta someday but I think I’ll try another time of year ;-) I don’t do humidity.

    Katiez: Can’t touch the vegetables?? I would have a problem with that :-) I’m having a blast flying around but I’m getting tired of living out of a suitcase!

    Loretta: Maybe a farmer’s market will pop up in your area soon. It seems like they are becoming more and more popular

    Peter: Thanks, it’s nice to be missed! Where are you now?

    Amy: It was cool to meet up with you in NYC. How crazy was that??

    Genie: I had a lot of fun hanging out at BlogHer! New York was great the second time around, too! I keep thinking I want to go to Iowa now for corn dogs though!

    Butters: Unfortunately I didn’t get to see a whole lot in Baltimore because it was a quick visit. I did have crabcakes though and I also ate at a really fun and yummy southwestern restaurant called Gecko’s (I think). Great food and great margaritas!

    Terry B: It was great to meet you guys and I LOVED the restaurant you picked! I wish we would have had more time to chat but I know I’ll be back in Chicago someday because I loved the city and didn’t get to spend nearly enough time exploring!

    Emon: It was great hanging out! If it weren’t for you, I probably wouldn’t have any photos of myself in New York!

    Shivapriya: Sorry we haven’t been able to meet up yet! I’m sure I’ll be back on the east coast soon!

    Cynthia: I’ve done so much in the last few weeks that when I sit down to write about it, I don’t even know where to begin! I think it will just come out in bits and pieces here and there :-)

    Gemma: Thanks, it was great to meet you too!

    11:28 pm  Aug 14th, 2007
  19. Genie

    Nicole, you’re welcome in Iowa any time! :-)

    12:19 am  Aug 15th, 2007
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