~goodbye to all that~

July 6th, 2010

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Last night in New York as a resident. Friends braved the 102 heat and introduced me to El Quijote, an old-school Spanish place tucked under the Chelsea Hotel thats been serving fresh seafood, tall cocktails, and superb flan since the 1930s.

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Tim, Katherine, Harry Smith, William S. Burroughs and Andy Warhol at the Quijote.

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Goodbye to all that!

One Response to “~goodbye to all that~”

  1. Summer says:

    I’m catching up on your blog…oh so many great posts! Did you read Patti Smith’s memoir Just Kids yet? It’s BRILLIANT and inspiring. There are a couple of great scenes in The Quixote – She would meet William Burroughs at the bar there; she and Mapplethorpe would scavenger for lobster shells on the finished plates of diners, so that they could spray paint them silver and make them into jewelery; my favorite though was when she walked in one night and there, seated at different tables, were Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and the entire band of Jefferson Airplane. In smaller news, I took Graham there for his birthday one year. I want to go back! Goodbye to all that! xo

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