Isn't it amazing!?!?
After the tour, Steve took us to lunch. We had chicken salad sandwiches, cioppino, fruit, famous Palace biscuits, tea, and chocolate mousse that was so rich we couldn't even finish it!
Click here to the recipe for the Palace Hotel's famous Green Goddess Dressing.
Perri, my niece.
After lunch we toured around the city, saw a photographic exhibit by James Cameron (amazing - not only beautiful photography of nature, but an interesting look at our impact on the environment), and walked through Union Square where people were ice skating and watching the Christmas tree get all set up.
She is quite the photographer!
a beautiful old church
(photo from Palace Hotel website).