“The ride down seemed faster. But even when you were finally on the ground, your head stayed up there. It’s been said we’ve romanticized the place after the horror of what happened there. I’d say we romanticized it all along. It was never about the food. It was about ambition and dreams. It was a temple of New York magic.” –Ruth Reichl remembers Windows on the World in New York‘s “Encyclopedia of 9/11”.