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[POM] Move Over, Tap Water…

 

Look.  I am not denying that New York has high-quality tap water.  The water’s source runs by gravity, is a largely environmentally-sound operation and is cheap.   It is filtered naturally during its upstate-to-downstate travels and picks-up some tasty natural mineral hitchhikers along the way.  From Telepan to Ninth Street Espresso to Del Posto to Applewood to Marlow and Sons, tap water is as highly-regarded as “still” water as imported, bottled spring water.  And, speaking of bottled, this genius sells NYC tap water.  Bottled.  The difference that NYC tap water makes to New York-style pizza and pasta dough , though, is indisputable to the point that out-of-state pizzerias have been known to import New York tap water, so why not sell some for people to experiment with and make their own at-home conclusions? 

 

 

So, what’s my point?  

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F.I.S.P. – Unfortunately Placed NY Daily News Graphic (February 3, 2010 Issue)

Really Bad Restaurant or Really Bad Brothel?

The now-defunct Sunflower Restaurant…or Sunflower Brothel?

Pleasant enough building. Busy stretch of 5th Avenue. I can't imagine why it failed?

Oh. That might have something to do with it.

Something for everyone...

Viva la Dragon Roll!

Deep in the heart of Red Island!

Would Andrew W.K. order "Party C"?

Or "Party D"?

Door No. 1...

Door No. 2...

Door No. 3...

Sunflower sure did have a lot of doors. What exactly WAS going on behind them?

Hmm. That is an interesting menu item. But what does the little girl have to do with it?

Wait. What is that "menu item" called?

Oh my GOD! It WAS a brothel!

Or the best damn wage-garnishing Tex-Mex sushi that Bay Ridge ever had...