And I haven't mentioned the chocolate milkshake! Admittedly it's a heart attack on plate, but what a way to go! This is not and never could be even close to being as bad as anything MacDonalds could turn out even on their best day. It really is heavenly and so the place is perfectly named. There's 4 or 5 of them in Manhattan, and if you really want to experience a burger - that's the place to go. I might try for a second visit before I return to blighty, if my body allows it, but I better make sure my travel insurance will cover the CPR and cost of heart bypass first.The other point of note is the New York State lottery - Megamillions. For the last two or three days it's all that the locals have been able to talk about. And in typical American fashion it is the biggest lottery in the entire world. It's a rollover, which in UK Lotto terms would mean as much as £70 million ($100 plus million) - but no, not in this country. It stood at $640 million... Over half a billion dollars!! I mean... Feck! That's a lot of money. And you don't have to be a NY resident to play, or even an American. It's a dollar a ticket, so I bought 4 luck dips - or quick picks as they're referred to here.
Sadly, I'll have to go to work on Monday, and won't be buying a private jet to go home in, but as they say in their advertising - Hey, You never know. If I'd won, as a non-US resident I would have had to have given up almost half of it in taxes, so it's probably just as well, I mean - $250m isn't worth getting out of bed for... Is it? :-)Weather forecast for the weekend looks damp... :-(
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