Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Wow oh wow! What a crazy few hours! It's all such a blur but so much fun. Arrived in New York on Tuesday afternoon and we headed straight to the NBC studios to meet our fantastic contact there, Kate, for a quick walk through of the recipe and ingredients. The team Bianca and Lish were so nice and so helpful, everything was laid out and unlike live cookery spots in Ireland there was very little cooking involved and it was really more about talking through the stages. So, confident I had everything in check, we headed off for a wander down Broadway to take in some of the sights and sounds of NYC. It's really a city which just whisks you up in it's own excitement, like getting on a roller-coaster it just completely bombards you with neon lights, beeping horns and some of the most calorific food in the world! There is nothing to but get swept up in the excitement and although I was completely wrecked, we managed to fit in a delicious vegetarian meal in the massive Italian emporium Eataly close to Union Square. After food and a glass of wine, I was literally falling asleep on my feet so we headed back to the hotel, where I slept like a log!
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