I always hear the most bizarre conversations when I’m in Manhattan.  This time I was dining at Mercer Kitchen for New York Restaurant Week. This was my first restaurant week experience although it was not for lack of trying, which is sad for a self-proclaimed foodie. As my friends and I were enjoying our meal, I noticed a table of five girls next to us.

Silly me. I thought restaurant week was all about trying new things!

Mercer Kitchen
Address: 99 Prince Street. (corner at Mercer St.); (212) 966-5454
For NY Restaurant Week: Lunch & Dinner Mon-Fri only
Regular Hours: Breakfast: Mon-Sun 7:00am-12:00pm Lunch: Mon-Fri 12:00pm-3:00pm Brunch: Sat, Sun 12:00pm-4:00pm Dinner: Mon-Thu 6:00pm-12:00pm Fri, Sat 6:00pm-1:00am Sun 5:30pm-11:00pm Cafe: Mon-Thu 7:00am-1:00am Fri, Sat 7:00am-3:00am Sun 7:00am-12:00am

Ideal Meal:
Drink: Cucumber mint martini
Appetizer: Butternut squash soup with black trumpet mushrooms
Entree: Roast chicken, mashed potatoes, french beans and baby carrots
Dessert: Molten chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream

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