JANUARY 19TH, 2011
had a thing for squatting in quaint cottages and stealing porridge in
her younger years, but we think the grown-up gal would prefer a slice
of the Big Apple. There she can still have it all—big, medium and
small. Herewith, our NYC itinerary fit for a former fairytale felon
Since Goldy’s making her own money now, we suggest she splurge on a spacious suite at The Pierre.
The historical address steps from Central Park recently underwent
restoration, which includes resplendent redone rooms. With impeccable
special service, you’ll feel like one of the big bears (Elizabeth
Taylor, Yves Saint-Laurent, Lauren Hutton) who once resided in the
hotel. From $472, www.kiwicollection.com/hotel-detail/the-pierre
The Brooklyn equivalent to that charming cabin she once stumbled upon in the woods, Marlow & Sons
is a café-cum-restaurant offering up the big girl needs, mainly
groceries, spirits and oysters, maybe even an artsy boy to tryst with
and retell her story. We tested the chairs, they didn’t break, and the
food was just right. www.marlowandsons.com
More than a pot of porridge, a girl needs some strong brew to fuel her tromping through Times Square. The tiny new D’Espresso
location at Madison Avenue and 42nd Street is a sight to see and sip.
Designed to look like a library tipped on its side, the floor is
printed with life-sized visuals of bookshelves, one wall a wooden
floor, the other sideways lights. Located close to the New York Public
Library, G can stop by afterwards to read Robert Southey’s story on her
For a New York dose from the other side of the Brooklyn Bridge, click here.