Hypotethical New York Meet-Up

This is a hypothetical question raised to the New York/Tri-State area resident readers of the site. If I were to have some kind of get-together for everyone in the near future, how many of you do you think would be able and/or willing to come? Let me know in the comments by stating your:

NAME:

WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM:

WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH:

WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU:

HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR:

WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME:

This is all just for my knowledge so that if one day I do plan a get-together I’ll have a general sense of how many people might show. But this won’t happen VERY soon because I start school next week!

20 comments

  1. NAME: Chef Mark

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: Uptown, Inwood

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: Stiva the Min Pin extraordinaire

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: depends

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: black with a few flecks f gray

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: more eggs

  2. NAME: Liz

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: DC (work with me here!)

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: Ashling from Brooklyn (represent) or Vonnie from Uptown

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: Weekends

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: french braids

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: either a bball cap with the Women’s Cycling Magazine logo or a Magnolia cupcake

  3. NAME: Joey

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: Chappaqua, NY (Bill Clinton town)

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: Solo.

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: Weekend

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: No gel.

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: Hermitage

  4. NAME: Andrea

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: Oceanside, NY

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: Probably alone :)

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: Weekday afternoons — think lunchtime, here. Mt schedule is flexible, though.

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: This will depend on whether it happens before or after I lop it all off. Probably curly either way, though.

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: All of my Gourmet Survivor-winning cheer and sunny optimism!

  5. NAME: Robin

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: midtown

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: trusty boyfriend

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: Saturday, any time

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: down, possibly held back by giant sunglasses

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: cookbooks! (I work in publishing)

  6. NAME: Luisa

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: Chelsea

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: who knows

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: weekday, around 7

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: tied in a knot

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: cookies

  7. NAME: Elise

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: Brooklyn

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: me

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: Weekdays after 5, anytime weekends except this one cause I’m going upstate.

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: Probably up in my silver sparkly hair clip

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: Peaches from the greenmarket – yum

  8. NAME: Aimee

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: Hoboken (no jokin’!)

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: me.

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: after work (6:30) or weekends

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: tied up with a black velvet band (fine Irish lass, I am.)

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: samples of a cholesterol med, pending the results of your test!

  9. NAME: Martha

    WERE: UES

    WITH: nobody, god dammit

    TIME OF DAY: Whenever, man. I’m a woman of leisure, by which I mean I just moved here and need a job.

    HAIR: State-fair style– big and crunchy

    GIFT: Orbit gum, the sublime new vanilla-minty flavor

  10. NAME: Whitney

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: East Village

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: Partner in crime and royal poison taster Arielle.

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: Weekdays after 6, or weekends.

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: You know how your hair is when you’re just out of bed with a hangover? For you, I will brush it first.

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: Jam! Who doesn’t like jam!?

  11. NAME: Shana G.

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: Brooklyn

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: hmmm

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: it’s all bad

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: hmmmm

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: barbri anyone?

  12. NAME: Kris

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: Trinidad, Caribbean (i’m visiting NY for 2 weeks in october lol..the last two weeks)

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: My NY friend mikey!

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU:Anytime at the end(ish) of oct!

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: Straight.Blonde.

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME:Yummy italian cheesecake!

  13. NAME: Robyn

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: Financial District

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: HUMANS! I mean, some food-loving friends.

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: …I dunno. Damn school and work.

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: Poofy

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: Uh..umm…uh. I have flax seed oil.

  14. NAME: Gretchen

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: New Haven

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: My fiance

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: Friday nights, Sunday afternoons

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: Flippy (as long as it’s a good hair day. If it’s not, then scraped into a ponytail.)

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: My property casebook

  15. NAME: Diana

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: LES

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: a partner in crime

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: not Monday nights

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: Depends on the humidity

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: leftovers from culinary school class (and they’re delicious)

  16. NAME: Julie

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: Spanish Harlem

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: either the BF or a fab foodie mystery guest

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: Evenings except for Tuesday, weekends

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: in an uproar

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: Whaddya want? Homemade apricot curd OR top-secret brownies OR suddenly very rare Central Market Olive Salad from NOLA…

  17. Name: Emily or Jen

    Where from: Vermont

    Where Coming from: Emily would arrive by helicopter from NH or if she sent Jen as a proxy Jen would arrive from Brooklyn

    Day of Week and Time: Most likely weekend afternoon

    How I’ll Wear My Hair: With mustard and gelled spikes

    What Gifts I May Bring: hhhmmm. My “I (heart) the Amateur Gourmet” t-shirt!

  18. I was moving this week and (GASP) had no Internet, so I’m late to the party.

    NAME: Christine

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: New Canaan

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: Roomies, friends, other devotees of the A.G.

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: weekends, or late evening

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: blown-dry or braids

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: artichoke dip! or cookies! invite me!

  19. NAME: Jessica

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: Battery Park City

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: me and maybe some food lovers

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: any day except Friday, weekdays after 6

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: clean

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: macaroons!

  20. NAME: Adam K.

    WHERE YOU’RE COMING FROM: The BK

    WHO YOU MIGHT COME WITH: The ol’ ball and chain

    WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME WORKS BEST FOR YOU: Any weeknight; any weekend day or night

    HOW YOU’LL WEAR YOUR HAIR: Next question …

    WHAT GIFTS YOU MIGHT BRING ME: I’m not going to dignify that with a response.

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