Swirls of icy confetti that clouded the air the night before lay in ruins, forming layers of whipped cream across the sidewalks. People were scooping it out of the way into mounds where it would not be tread on. It was a snow day for many and a good one with the skies now clear and the sun shining. For my dining companion and me, it meant a bonus Restaurant Week lunch at The Breslin. I've had several good meals there now, but it is pricey enough to make the $24.07 lunch worth it. And it's snow day kind of food.
the lamb burger but she wanted to save it for a time when her mood called for it so that she could properly appreciate its pleasures. She chose what turned out to be a good alternative — the char-grilled skirt steak with green sauce and fried eggs. The heavenly green sauce was thick with cilantro and gave the dish a Latin edge. Any meat would taste good in it. We weren't asked how we wanted the steak — the chef's choice was a proper medium rare, but charred to perfection on the outside.
As much as it's snowed this winter, meals like this can make you grateful for an excuse to eat to your heart's content.