-Dinner at Otto Enoteca & Pizzeria. We saw Judd Apatow standing there waiting for a table, so that was pretty cool. I also had the BEST Pizza I've ever eaten and also ate some amazing gelato. Plus it was good to see my brother!
|I love this city|
|Salty peanut and dark chocolate gelato. The BEST.|
|The awesome view from my hotel room!|
-Tommy's graduation. It was long as hell (four hours) but it was exciting to see him graduate! It was held at Radio City Music Hall so that was pretty cool as well.
-Dinner at Bodega Negra. I'm not usually a fan of tacos, but these were the most delicious tacos I've ever eaten. Holy shit. I can't even describe how good the food was. We also got a really cool and delicious dessert that was a giant ball of white chocolate, then the waiter poured steaming hot chocolate on top and the ball melted and there was chocolate cake inside! Amazing.
|Tommy's graduation at Radio City Music Hall|
|Seen during our walk on the high line|
-The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon! This was the best part of the entire trip. We woke up at 6:00 AM and got in line for standby tickets at 6:45. At 9:00 the NBC pages came out and handed us our tickets. It still wasn't a guarantee that we would get in. We came back at 3:30 PM to get in line and wait to find out just how many seats they needed to fill. We were numbers 20, 21, and 22 out of 40 people. They cut numbers 32-40 and then a few minutes later they said they could take numbers 1-22 up to the show! What are the odds! We were taken through security (my selfie stick got confiscated) and then we were directed to the holding area. After about thirty minutes they took us all into the studio. The Roots had a jam session before the show started to hype up the crowd, it was awesome. Then the show started and it was seriously amazing. It was so cool to actually watch it happening live right in front of me. The guests were Seth Rogen, Fred Armisen, and Corinne Bailey Rae. Jimmy Fallon was hilarious as usual and high-fived everyone at the end. It was an experience I will never, ever forget.
-Waitress, the musical. We had bought tickets to Waitress just in case Jimmy Fallon didn't work out. After we got into Jimmy Fallon we decided we still wanted to see The Waitress, and I'm so glad we did! It was incredible. The music was written by Sarah Bareilles and I'm a big fan of her. The cast was outstanding and the music was beautifully written. I loved it. They also sold mini pies at intermission!
|Waiting in line for Jimmy Fallon tickets|
|WE SAW THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON!!!!|
|Loved this musical!|
-Breakfast at Sullivan St. Bakery
-Walked to a bookstore and my brother showed us two books with his photos published in them! Neat.
|Delicious breakfast at Sullivan St. Bakery|
|Bye New York!|
Overall, this trip was the best. I ate a lot of really good food, hung out with my brother, saw two amazing shows, and got some much needed rest. I can't wait to go back!