the NEW YORK list: the favorites

Where you’ll find me in New York City and all of my favorite things to do:

COFFEE

  • Bluestone Lane in Bryant Park
  • Ludlow Coffee Supply in the Lower East Side
  • Happy Bones in Nolita
  • Toby’s Estate in West Village
  • La Colombe in TriBeCa
  • Stumptown Coffee in Greenwich Village
  • Variety Coffee Roasters in Williamsburg
  • Mud in East Village 
  • Merriweather in West Village
  • La Mercerie Cafe in SoHo

BARS

  • The Dead Poet in the Upper West Side
  • The Brooklyn Barge in Greenpoint
  • Better Days in the Lower East Side
  • No Fun in the Lower East Side
  • The Ides in Williamsburg
  • The Bar Downstairs in Bryant Park
  • The Top of the Standard in Meatpacking
  • Little Branch in West Village
  • The Four-Faced Liar in West Village
  • Boat Basin Café in the Upper West Side
  • The Palm Court at the Plaza Hotel
  • The Public Rooftop in the Lower East Side
  • Sweet & Vicious in Nolita
  • Blue Ribbon in West Village 
  • The Happiest Hour in West Village

FOOD

  • Nobu Fifty Seven in Midtown
  • Lafayette in NoHo
  • Sweet Chick in the Lower East Side
  • Blackseed Bagels in Nolita
  • Benny’s Burritos in West Village
  • Emmett’s in Greenwich Village
  • Caliente Cab in West Village 
  • Jack’s Wife Freda in West Village
  • KAZUNORI in NoMad
  • Seamore’s in Chelsea
  • Cotenna in West Village
  • Joseph Leonard in West Village
  • Café Frida in the Upper West Side
  • Balthazar in SoHo
  • Bar Primi in NoHo
  • The Spotted Pig in West Village
  • Anatalia in Midtown East
  • Rintintin in Nolita
  • The Mercer Kitchen in SoHo
  • Lovely Day in Nolita
  • Freeman’s in the Lower East Side
  • Cafe Cluny in West Village
  • Treathouse in the Upper West Side
  • Morgensten’s in the Lower East Side
  • Levain in the Upper West Side

SHOWS

  • Dear Evan Hansen
  • SpongeBob Squarepants
  • Hello, Dolly!
  • Once On This Island
  • Mean Girls
  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
  • My Fair Lady
  • Come From Away
  • Wicked

SHOPPING

  • Rag & Bone
  • Baldwin
  • Club Monaco
  • Saint Laurent
  • APC
  • The Arrivals
  • Barney’s NY
  • Marine Layer
  • The Kooples
  • Gentle Monster
  • All Saints
  • Warm

TOURISM

  • The Guggenheim in the Upper East Side
  • The Whitney in Meatpacking
  • Jane’s Carousel in DUMBO
  • SoulCycle in NoHo
  • MoMA in Midtown
  • Terminal 5 in Midtown
  • The High Line in Chelsea
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art in the Upper East Side
  • Central Park in Manhattan
  • Riverside Park in the Upper West Side
  • Grand Central in Midtown
  • Top of the Rock in Midtown

Don’t spread the word too much. Keep these favorites on the down low.

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