Archive for October, 2009

With my mother coming to town in a few weeks, and my studio apartment–to lift one of her phrases–the size of a postage stamp, I’ve been scouting out NYC hotels, relying primarily on TripAdvisor’s user-generated comments and photos.

A write-up of boutique hotel chain Kimpton’s Times Square location, called The Muse, stopped me dead in my uncharitable, tourist-judging tracks with its gut-dancingly hilarious take on the hotel’s proximity to fine dining:

“Bubba Gump is my favorite resturant, which is in walking distance from the hotel. There is normally a 20 min wait–but it’s worth it (try the hushpuppies).”

And don’t forget to take the NJ Transit or LIRR out of the city first thing the next morning to sample Denny’s classic “Moons Over My Hammy!”


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