A few notes: Readily available delivery is a great thing about living in New York, but don't expect a deliveryperson to wait around if they can't make the dropoff. (And it's not as if we have private front stoops to just leave packages on.) Make sure your daughter's expecting a little birthday delivery, and give the bakery her cell phone number when you call--or enlist a friendly roommate (or officemate) to assist in the task. (They'll be rewarded with cake, too.)
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- A Farewell Food Tour of NYC
- Here's How Tipping Actually Works
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- What Can I Bring to a Dinner Party?
- 'Real' Chinese Food in NYC
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- Best Date Night Restaurants in NYC
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