Hallo, Grüß Gott, buongiorno, bonjour and “g’day”.

It’s your old pal Kit (Christof) Fennessy here, just returned from a month long tour of the Alps. I hope (plan) to give each city we visited a review, and pass on any eating tips or associated recipes I gleaned over the coming weeks, as we work our way through winter here.

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

One If By Land, Two If By Sea - New York

17 Barrow Street, New York City 10014
Ph (212)255-8649

While staying in New York on the first leg of our adventure, we stayed with my enigmatic brother and his gorgeous wife... who are both very generous (Thanks for having us, Jim and Sue!).

They took us out for dinner to a very nice restaurant called "One if by land, two if by sea", so I'll start my series of travel dining articles here.

Most people think the name of the restaurant is based on the famous American historical event of Paul Revere riding around yelling about the English coming (something to do with wearing ladies knickers at a tea party), but I suspect its actually referring instead to the menu items.  They're rumoured to be bringing out a delivery service called; "3 if by bicycle, 4 if by waiter on roller skates, push the pound key..."

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