Delightful

 

...New Yorkers have a delightfully narcissistic habit of assuming that if they’re not conscious of a scene, it doesn’t exist.

(Source: NYTimes.com, A Critic’s Tour of Literary Manhattan)

 

Our first trip to New York included a literary pub crawl, starting at the White Horse Tavern (where the tour guides did not take us inside for a drink), then to Chumley's.