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Re: Five Leaves: A Brooklyn Restaurant, in Heath Ledger’s Memory
« Reply #10 on: December 23, 2008, 02:59:50 am »

:laugh: John!  You are too funny.  ;D
For some reason, this made me laugh so hard!  I look like the Sphinx anticipating the next course.  :laugh:
Thank you for another marvelous culinary adventure, full of Brokie goodness.  And thank you for my beautiful present!  :-*  :-*  :-*


Hey, Meryl, we did it! It did take several months and about, oh, 60 (or 70...) degrees colder, but we did it! Yay!



I love going to lunch with you two!  :-*
I was excited by the Earl Grey ice cream, I was hoping we were going to have that when I saw it on the menu.  :)
It's an unprepossessing lil place, in' it?  I expected grander.  Or at least plus grand
Wonder what Heath would a et.  Did you see the table with the chess board top that we read about?
I feel sad and happy.


Thanks, Elle!
Not grand at all--but the details are really very nice. (Except for those chairs!)

The food is great--and we love our food!   ;D

As Ah-nold would say--we'll be back!
"Tu doives entendre je t'aime."
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Re: Five Leaves: A Brooklyn Restaurant, in Heath Ledger’s Memory
« Reply #11 on: December 23, 2008, 03:15:09 am »
John, Meryl,

I love reading your lunch report(s)!  :laugh:  :) The restaurant looks really nice with a laidback atmosphere. Those fries looked delicious, hmmm.

I noticed that there's a 'big breakie' on the breakfast menu. That's australian right?

I wanna go, I wanna go...
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Re: Five Leaves: A Brooklyn Restaurant, in Heath Ledger’s Memory
« Reply #12 on: December 23, 2008, 03:30:29 am »
Wow, thanks for the pics! Love them. And that soup looked really good.
That painting was fab also.



thanks for posting!

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Re: Five Leaves: A Brooklyn Restaurant, in Heath Ledger’s Memory
« Reply #13 on: December 23, 2008, 04:31:38 am »
Leaves Nos. 29 and 31 do look very Lightning Flat!


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Re: Five Leaves: A Brooklyn Restaurant, in Heath Ledger’s Memory
« Reply #14 on: December 23, 2008, 04:57:02 am »
Autumn Leaves (Les feuilles mortes)
Edith Piaf

[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2s2tPORlW4[/youtube]




The falling leaves
Drift by the window
The autumn leaves
All red and gold
I see your lips
The summer kisses
The sunburned hands
I used to hold.

Since you went away
The days grow long...
And soon I'll hear
Old winter songs
But I miss you most of all
My darling, when autumn leaves start to fall...

C'est un chanson
Qui nous ressemble
Toi qui m'aimais
Et je t'aimais
Nous vivions tous les deux ensemble
Tou qui m'aimais
Moi qui t'aimais

Mais la vie sépare
Ceux qui s'aiment
Tout doucement
Sans faire de bruit
Et la mer efface sur le sable
Les pas des amants désunis.

Since you went away
The days grow long...
And soon I'll hear
Old winter songs
But I miss you most of all
My darling, when autumn leaves start to fall...

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Re: Five Leaves: A Brooklyn Restaurant, in Heath Ledger’s Memory
« Reply #15 on: December 23, 2008, 05:00:00 am »
And the album people hypothesize Heath got the name from:

Five Leaves Left
Nick Drake


[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-ghwLfaKTI[/youtube]

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Re: Five Leaves: A Brooklyn Restaurant, in Heath Ledger’s Memory
« Reply #16 on: December 23, 2008, 05:36:33 am »
Very nice lunch album! Thanks.

I would have eaten Meryl's tomatoes.  8)
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Re: Five Leaves: A Brooklyn Restaurant, in Heath Ledger’s Memory
« Reply #17 on: December 23, 2008, 06:49:06 am »

Very nice lunch album! Thanks.

I would have eaten Meryl's tomatoes.  8)


Thank you!

I would have eaten the tomatoes too, but I was mesmerized by the beans!
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Re: Five Leaves: A Brooklyn Restaurant, in Heath Ledger’s Memory
« Reply #18 on: December 23, 2008, 07:02:57 am »

Leaves Nos. 29 and 31 do look very Lightning Flat!


Thank you!
(I bet Ennis would have recognized No. 30 as being very Lightening Flat, too, if he had had a chance to look around!)


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Re: Five Leaves: A Brooklyn Restaurant, in Heath Ledger’s Memory
« Reply #19 on: December 23, 2008, 07:15:20 am »

And the album people hypothesize Heath got the name from:

Five Leaves Left
Nick Drake


[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-ghwLfaKTI[/youtube]



Wow.

Elle--

'Sad' is the word.

Thanks for the YouTube post.





http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Drake


Nick Drake
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A 1967 photograph of Nick Drake, wrapped in a blanket, holding a harvest of mushrooms.

Nicholas Rodney Drake (19 June 1948 – 25 November 1974) was an English singer-songwriter and musician best known for his acoustic, autumnal songs. His primary instrument was the guitar, though he was also proficient at piano, clarinet, and saxophone. Although he failed to find a wide audience during his lifetime, Drake's work has grown steadily in stature, to the extent that he now ranks among the most influential English singer-songwriters of the last 50 years.[1][2][3]

Drake signed to Island Records when he was twenty years old, and released his debut album Five Leaves Left in 1969. By 1972, he had recorded a further two albums, although none sold more than 5,000 copies in their initial releases,[4] while his reluctance to perform live or be interviewed further contributed to his lack of commercial success. Despite this, he was able to gather a loyal group of people who would champion his music. One such person was his manager, Joe Boyd, who had a clause put into his own contract with Island Records that ensured Nick's records would never go out of print. Drake suffered from depression and insomnia throughout his life, and the topics were often reflected in his lyrics. Upon completion of his third album, 1972's Pink Moon, he withdrew from both live performance and recording, retreating to his parents' home in rural Warwickshire. On 25 November 1974, Drake died from an overdose of amitriptyline, a prescribed antidepressant; he was 26 years old.

There was residual interest in Drake's music through the mid-1970s, but it was not until the 1979 release of the retrospective album Fruit Tree that his back catalogue came to be reassessed. By the mid-1980s, Drake was being credited as an influence by such artists as Robert Smith and Peter Buck. In 1985, The Dream Academy reached the UK and US charts with "Life in a Northern Town", a song written for and dedicated to Drake.[5] By the early 1990s, he had come to represent a certain type of 'doomed romantic' musician in the UK music press, and was frequently cited by artists including Kate Bush, Paul Weller, and The Black Crowes.[6] Drake's first biography was written in 1997, and was followed in 1998 by the documentary film A Stranger Among Us. In 2000, Volkswagen featured the title track from Pink Moon in a television advertisement, and within one month Drake had sold more records than he had in the previous thirty years.
"Tu doives entendre je t'aime."
(and you know who I am...)


Cowboy Curtis (Laurence Fishburne)
and Pee-wee in the 1990 episode
"Camping Out"