It’s not everyday that someone surprises you with a reservation at Per Se, one of Manhattan’s most exclusive restaurants (although some reviewers disagree), which is, for a reason any one, located in a very non-exclusive building complex at Columbus Circle. Over ten years ago, Nancy Juvonen, then Jimmy Fallon’s girlfriend, was one of those lucky people to have had a vacation day, but without her knowledge, it happened at the worst possible time: Fallon planned to offer him that evening, and he was sure hell was not going to do it with a Montauk dolphin with citrus fruits and black winter truffles. “I was dying to go to Per Se. It was like, Oh my God, this is a big deal; I really have to go to Per Se“, He remembers. “But I don’t want to get engaged in the restaurant. I wanted to engage in, like, Gramercy Park or something that will always be there, a classic. I didn’t want to go to a restaurant because if in 30 years the restaurant will change hands, and now it’s a laser place. “Children, this is where your mother and I got engaged, at the laser-tag house.” “
Instead of trying to force a proposal after their meal, Fallon chose to wait a few weeks until he and Juvonen traveled to be with his family in a lakeside house in New Hampshire. He took her to a dock, queued up with Harry Nilsson and became a fat mess. It was an easy yes. “And then the whole family started cheering from inside the house,” added Juvonen. Oh, and the ring? Neil Lane, front The single person began to ruin his image.