Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Pasta, Parade, & Peanut! November 24th

Today I was up by Macy's for a job prospect, so I decided to go over there and check it out. BIG MISTAKE. There is no more crowded place on earth than Macy's before Thanksgiving. It was late, and I was hungry, so I decided to push my way through the crowds and head downstairs to Cellar Bar & Grill, Macy's restaurant. I had eaten here a few years ago with my Mom and it was really good. I got the same exact dish that I did years ago too (it was $2 more, but came with a piece of bread this time lol)! And luckily, it was just as good as I remembered! Here's what I had...

Penne caprese with mozzarella... one of my all time favorites! :)

Despite all the craziness, there is something magical about Macy's around this time of year...

Security was tight and as I mentioned there were already tons of people around, being that the parade is in just 2 days! (Note: Even though it's up the block from me, I'll still be watching it on TV! :)

As for Peanut, he's been up to his old tricks as usual!

Behind Mummy's computer desk, threatening to chew on the wires!

Up on Mom's shelf that he scratched the paper off of! (The evidence is in the pics, but he looks like butter wouldn't melt in his mouth now! lol)

Waiting for Mom to throw a crumple of paper... that is his favorite thing to chase!

Sleeping like an angel with his beanie baby, Pellet.

I'll be updating of course again on Thanksgiving, so please check back then! Are any of my veggies out there doing a tofurkey this year? I've gotten them in the past, and to be honest, haven't found them to be very good. :/ So I'll just be filling up on my vegetarian stuffed mushrooms this year! :)


Anonymous said...

I love the big Garfield peaking round the building, it reminds me of Ghostbusters with the marshmellow man (can't remember what he's called)


Marina said...

^ The state puff marshmallow man! :)

Jenny said...

I can not wait for the thanksgiving day parade! that's so fun that you caught a sneak peak ;) garfield is my favorite!

VeggieGirl said...

LOOOVE the Macy's Parade - Tom the Turkey is my favorite balloon, haha :)

And I love Peanut with Pellet, of course!!

Have a fabulous Thanksgiving, dear Marina!

Anonymous said...

Haha that is such a cute picture of Garfield!!

<3 <3

Lele said...

Aww, the picture of him and the beanie baby is presh! When I was little, I made my cat a toy that was literally a scrunchie stuffed inside a sock with a piece of ribbon tied to it, and he LOVED IT. We called it his baby.

Shannon, Tropical Eats said...

can't wait to watch the parade on tv :) I bet the city looks gorgeous with all of the lights!

Bliss Doubt said...

Of course butter won't melt in his mouth. He's your purrrrty baby who can do no wrong! Gotta love a cat. So naughty, so entitled.

I don't like fake meats and fake cheezes so haven't tried Tofurkey, but I've heard it's not very good. We do sort of a potluck, but each person says what they'll bring, so that you don't end up with three dishes of sweet potatoes and no green veg. I'm taking my pears baked in sugar and brandy. They make my whole apartment smell like a sugar factory, and they look beautiful on the dessert buffet. Plus I'm taking a spare quart of turkey gravy that I picked up at Whole Foods, even though I won't eat it, because last year the person who brought the turkey forgot and left the gravy at home, so this is just in case.

Being on the parade route is a mixed blessing. My office is on the Battle of Flowers parade route, so we get to close at noon that day.

Devan Geselle. N said...

awee i love the garfeild! so cute :)

and peanut is adorable! hehe
Macys looks so festive! ooh i love the holidays!