In this solo dining adventure, Gary is treated to lunch at Tamarind Tribeca for his birthday.
I love my birthday – since it falls in the middle of August, it’s essentially a three-week celebration from the weekend prior and extending all the way until Labor Day. Why the lengthy celebration? Well, it’s near the end of summer so I never manage to have a real party until many weeks later (usually around Labor Day weekend) and the celebrating always starts a few days before it since that’s the way my family likes to do it. Add in all the different friends who want to take me out to a nice meal and it’s hard to argue that I don’t live a somewhat charmed existence. [...]