After you visit The Cloisters, you should head down the hill in Fort Tryon Park and get food at another spot on this guide. But there’s a lot to see at this medieval-looking Met Museum, and if you need to take a break between the priceless unicorn tapestries donated by Rockefeller and the priceless trinkets donated by another robber baron who was trying to make up for all the bad sh*t he did, walk into the museum’s courtyard and sit down at The Trie Cafe. Order a glass of wine, and eat a CLIF bar in what looks like the country villa of Catherine de Medici.
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