Sunday, September 26, 2010

Hot Diggity Dog: Gray's Papaya

There is no better place than New York City for late-night eats. After a Yankee game, we stopped by Gray's Papaya on the Upper West Side (2090 Broadway between 72nd and 73rd) before heading back to The Empire Hotel.
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How could we pass up the Recession Special? The franks were lightly charred and had a lovely snap. The papaya drink was cold and sweet but not too sweet. When we got back to The Empire Hotel, I wished we'd gotten four Recession Specials!

I guess I should give you some pics from the Yankee game. As I've said before, the food at Yankee Stadium is atrocious. (Hence, our post-game visit to Gray's Papaya.)

We love visiting stadiums in other cities. For some reason, my baseball boyfriend, Ichiro Suzuki, is almost always visiting the same town that I'm visiting. I am convinced it's fate.
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The Mariners killed the Yankees. In particular, my baseball boyfriend kicked ass. I was proud to be wearing his All-Star t-shirt, much to the dismay of everybody else in the Bronx


  1. I only know Gray's Papaya from "Fools Rush In." :P

  2. I find it funny that Gray's ALWAYS has a recession special. It's around when the economy is doing well, too!

  3. i love that you have a baseball boyfriend.

  4. i heart gray's papaya AND your baseball boyfriend!

  5. Niiiice Gray's Papaya! When I was in NY in April I had one of their mango drinks. Super sweet but super delicious.

  6. Your baseball boyfriend has an ass as sweet as Gray's papaya juice.

  7. I heard about this game on NPR, and bam, you were there. It's really hard not to hate you sometimes, and I don't mean that in the stalker-killer kinda way or anything.

    Gray's Papaya vs. Papaya Dog: Declare your allegiance.

  8. I'm still shocked that they have such crummy food. Booo on them!


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