I’d like to tell you about an old standby of mine – Le Pain Quotidien. Le Pain is a chain, with locations all over NYC, as well as California, DC and other locations in the US as well as around the world. While chains can sometimes be hit-or-miss (I’m not naming any names here, but you know what I’m talking about) – I’ve always been pleasantly satisfied with Le Pain.
When I was an undergrad at NYU, there were a few truths we held to be self-evident – dorm rooms were not as spacious as portrayed in Felicity, don’t skip class because Tim Robbins could be the guest speaker, and the dining hall was for freshmen (sorry, freshmen). But seriously, why pay $10 for reheated chicken fingers when you had a whole city of food awaiting you?
One of our late-night staples was Pommes Frites, which I still frequent when craving some starchy goodness. As you can see, the menu is quite extensive: