New York, New York

Home to the worlds best restaurants, museums, art galleries, concert halls, boutiques and more, Manhattan is The City That Never Sleeps! If you can dream it, it’s happening in NYC, a global powerhouse full of excitement and eye candy for all. Sexy and irresistible...If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere!

The Small List

  1. King Cole Bar - Enjoy an aperitif in this legendary society club where the Bloody Mary—here known as “Red Snapper”—first landed in America and was perfected. Maxfield Parrish’s masterpiece King Cole mural keeps watch on hotel guests and knowledgeable New Yorkers.

  2. The Bar at Baccarat Hotel - Guests from around the globe sip and toast between crimson velvet and merlot-colored walls, leather seats on checkerboard floors, glittering red Baccarat chandeliers and fine art stacked salon-style. Calm or abuzz with conversation, this 60-foot bar houses Baccarat’s collection of celebrated wine and craft cocktails. All libations are poured into stunning pieces of Baccarat crystal, making every night a lively celebration.  

  3. Harry Cipriani 5th Avenue - This fashionable restaurant is almost an exact duplicate of the original Harry's Bar in Venice. Its clientele includes New Yorkers and visitors from all over the world and the menu offers classics from Harry's Bar and many Italian favorites, most notably the original Bellini and most decadent carpaccio. 

  4. Gramercy Tavern - One of America's most beloved restaurants, Gramercy Tavern has welcomed guests to enjoy its contemporary American cuisine, warm hospitality, and unparalleled service for over two decades.  Prepare for all of your senses to be ignited!  

  5. Union Square Cafe - One of the originators of contemporary American cuisine, and remains a destination for warm hospitality and thoughtfully executed, creative cooking. 

  6. Le Bernardin - Elite French restaurant offers chef Eric Ripert's refined seafood, expert service & luxurious decor. 

  7. Freds at Barneys Madison Avenue - The brainchild of Fred Pressman, son of Barneys New York founder Barney Pressman, Freds is always fresh and always delicious. This upscale modern day bistro is lively for lunch every day of the week.  

  8. Il Mulino - Where every dish is a masterpiece, Il Mulino New York has prepared authentic Abruzzese cuisine with unparalleled service for nearly 35 years in downtown Manhattan. This luxury Italian restaurant’s flagship Greenwich Village outpost dishes out one of a kind cuisine and expertly crafted dishes. 

  9. il Buco - A gathering spot for designers, actors, writers, and food lovers in a rustic European setting, where the rustic sensibility of Spain is combined with the modern style of the Mediterranean. 

  10. Bar Siene at Plaza Athénée - An intimate and alluring bar with an exotic decor where you will find a finely tuned and extensive cocktail menu. Charming, classy and very romantic! 

  11. Salon De Ning at The Peninsula - Enjoy dramatic skyline views over Fifth Avenue at this uber chic and exclusive rooftop bar and terrace. One of the city’s most stylish and glamorous lounges. 

  12. Lobby Bar at the Bowery Hotel - A stylish and elegant space, tastefully appointed where the drinks are absolute perfection. You can also enjoy a breath of fresh air and a cocktail on the lobby's attractive patio area.  

  13. Le Bilboquet - A chic French bistro and power lunch spot offering classic French fare, outstanding people watching, and a memorable dining experience. Dine amid high society at this Upper East Side social spot with celebrity crowds and bistro classics, including the infamous Cajun chicken. "See-and-be-seen" and dance the afternoon away!

  14. The Spotted Pig - Serving seasonal and mouthwatering British and Italian food in the West Village, using local ingredients when possible, this hot spot is New York’s most famous gastropub.  

  15. Grand Bar & Lounge at the Soho Grand Hotel - Offering a selection of 50 rare American Whiskeys, this swanky bar is packed nightly with a very stylish downtown crowd complete with music, film, and fashion industry types. 

  16. Top of the Standard - An opulent lounge with dramatic, priceless 360 degree views from one of the city’s most iconic and upscale rooftops. AKA the Boom Boom Room, perched atop the Standard Highline Hotel in the Meatpacking District, it is one of the most exclusive and elegant clubs in New York City. 

  17. The Rainbow Room - Bar Sixtyfive - Drinks with a stunning view! A New York institution in a glamorous landmark destination 65 stories atop one of the city’s greatest skyscrapers, Rockefeller Center, where properly attired guests are served by top mixologists.  

  18. The Grill - One of the world’s greatest restaurant spaces, formerly the Four Seasons in the infamous Seagram Building and the only landmarked restaurant in New York, The Grill is set as a classic midcentury style chophouse, intricate and elegant, with classic dishes from land and sea.

  19. The Plaza Hotel - One of America’s most celebrated hotels, located at the storied intersection of Central Park and Fifth Avenue, explore the best that New York City has to offer. Opened on October 1, 1907, timelessly elegant and extremely spacious, with iconic dining venues and the world’s finest wines, champagnes, caviar, craft cocktails and other indulgences while overlooking Fifth Avenue.

  20. The Rose Club - Where celebrities like Bob Hope and Duke Ellington performed, this plush, contemporary lounge featuring weekly live Jazz is ideal for classic cocktails of the past century or craft cocktails of today in an elegant ambiance that embraces the past, present and future of the legendary Plaza Hotel.

  21. The Champagne Bar - Reminiscent of the Champagne Porch that was in the same location when tThe Plaza opened its doors in 1907, The Champagne Bar is the most exclusive of the hotels dining venues and a favorite of today’s social set day and night.

  22. JIA Lounge - Located on the LES, this beautiful 1930’s Shanghai-themed lounge boasts transcendent decor, refined original cocktails, and an ethereal New York City nightlife experience. JIA caters to the todays most sophisticated tastemakers and international jet-setters.

  23. Buttercup Bake Shop - Using the finest locally sourced ingredients and exceeding customer expectations one order at a time, Buttercup Bake Shop provides the highest quality cupcakes and baked goods baked fresh every day! The Red Velvet Layered Cake is DIVINE!

  24. Avra Madison Estiatorio - A chic, authentic Greek restaurant located just steps from Central Park offering traditional Greek cuisine with an emphasis on fresh seafood. Feel as if you’ve been transported to an open air villa in Greece and enjoy the superb cuisine.

  25. Cipriani Downtown - Located in lively Soho, Cipriani Downtown, a more casual version of Harry Cipriani, features classics from Harry’s Bar in Venice and traditional Cipriani service. Beautifully designed and showcasing a variety of artwork, the restaurant offers outdoor dining when the weather is nice, serving lunch and dinner in a party-like atmosphere.

  26. The Bar Room at The Modern - A lively room with a vividly seasonal à la carte menu situated next to its two Michelin-starred, contemporary American restaurant at the Museum of Modern Art. Indulge all of your senses at the sexy and sophisticated marble bar or the adjacent lounge.

  27. The Polo Bar - Ralph Lauren's first ever New York restaurant is an elegant venue for classic cocktails and well-executed dishes inspired by the designer's favorites, including grass fed beef from his ranch in Colorado. Draped in equestrian nostalgia and painted in country club green, the food is simple…getting in is the hard part.

  28. Le Coucou - Internationally acclaimed chef Daniel Rose brings his vision of classic French cuisine to New York City. Refined French fare in a stunning and glamorous setting, this rustic chic eatery serves up casual elegant food, without pretension.

  29. Tao Uptown - Transport yourself to another world at this Pan-Asian eatery with a gigantic Buddha, a creative menu and a vibrant atmosphere. Indulge your senses!

  30. Blue Water Grill - Located in the heart of Union Square in a lofty former bank building where you’ll find delicious sustainable seafood and live jazz.

  31. Delmonico’s - Since 1837 this Financial District icon has delighted guests with award winning dishes including the house special, Delmonico Steak. An historic meatery!

  32. DIA - Fresh, innovative and always changing with the seasons, this HOT new Italian eatery in the historic East Village, has quickly become a trendy neighborhood favorite with thin crust Roman style pizzas and a lot of spice from its Calabrian roots.

  33. The Four Seasons Restaurant - Always memorable and always special, in the heart of midtown Manhattan, the emotions and the palate is aroused the moment you step into the space. The service, the food and the architecture is simply flawless.