Expectations are high at Per Se, and that goes both ways. If, on the other hand, you want to see Brooklyn, go eat brunch at Olmsted. Share it with the hashtag TimeOutEatList. If you've never been there, then you should definitely visit its permanent collections the first floor's Greek and Roman art, Egyptian art and the second floor's Islamic art exhibits are especially popular with travelers. Moreover, New York City is home to the largest Jewish population outside of Israel and the largest Puerto Rican population in the continental U. The menu here is impressive, packed with options and all delicious.
At in Little Italy, tapas come from Galicia, the region in northwest Spain where the empanada was reportedly invented. Located in the equally of-the-moment hotel, head here for a delicious, thoughtfully-prepared meal of nouveau French cuisine—you can't go wrong with their chicken, duck or filet—and then head to the stunning, petite bar, where you can enjoy perfectly crafted nightcap. The modern Indian offerings of Rahi bring it to the top, and the obsessive pizzamaking of Ops in Bushwick brings it to the list, too. Modern Indian food in an opulent space encapsulates , a new Gramercy restaurant from relocated Indian chef Gurpreet Singh. But be wary: There are no substitutions on Grimaldi's specials. Riad Nasr and Lee Hanson with simple yet compelling options like rotisserie lobster, soft scrambled eggs with escargot, and charred carrots. Special credentials are not required, however, to inspect the Art Deco murals that appear in several buildings.
Winters are legendary, with the occasional Nor'easter passing through and dumping several inches of snow, which often brings the region to a standstill. Most travelers recommend visiting the area after dark to see the marquee displays. The savvy consumer can find discount tickets at most Broadway shows. News rounded up some of the best New York City food tours:. The sunny space works well for daytime meetings, as well as late-night snacking. Give the installation perspective by getting a friend to stand in the frame. Recent blockbusters have examined the career of the late designer Alexander McQueen and featured the works of Pablo Picasso.
The West Village location tosses both round and square pies like the ones from sister shop Emmy Squared. The food, like the space, exudes unbuttoned decadence. Perhaps this commercial stretch from West 42nd to West 47th Street is a little of both, and though locals would advise you to avoid it, you should at least catch a glimpse of its neon lights. At Sushi By M, you get exactly one hour to eat a 10-course meal. Traffic delays at surrounding bridges and tunnels are common, especially during peak rush hours.
Proteins on the grill abound, and side dishes include broccoli prepared four different ways, seven options of potato preparations and nostalgic add-ons like a crab louis—except this one comes with avocado. Though its lush green space has existed for more than 150 years, Bryant Park was a revitalization project of the 1990s that made it a sanctuary for locals and tourists alike. Considering that nearby is a dizzying maze of sights and sounds with no real starting point, some visitors suggest you can see all you need to of that neighborhood just by trundling back and forth between shows. While bordering on haute, the food here is delicious and far more advanced than you'd expect for a museum restaurant. Momofuku Noodle Bar is all grown up: The once-subversive David Chang ramen parlor now has a second location. You can reach Harlem and the Apollo on the A, B, C or D trains to 125th Street.
The menu here is classic French bistro fare: opt for the mussels with frites, the steak tartare fries are also encouraged here , or one of their lighter salads or hearty entrees. Behind the doors of its iconic neoclassical facade lie 17 curatorial collections spanning countless eras and cultural perspectives, from prehistoric Egyptian artifacts to contemporary photography. Here, delicatessen proteins like brisket and pastrami are served with Chinese broccoli and smoked oyster sauce and prepared kung pao, respectively. This is the preferred place for midtown Manhattan professionals to come eat lunch, for fashionistas to strut during fashion week and for performers to showcase their talents during Broadway in Bryant Park and Piano in the Park. Get the maple flatbread with duck egg and duck sausage, and then have a rum and matcha cocktail next to the crawfish farm in a bathtub in the backyard.
Here, you'll find continually changing public art installations, a handful of food vendors and a sprawling picnic and sunbathing area known as the 23rd Street Lawn. With its grandiose Beaux Arts framework, the terminal is a spectacle of both form and function. Stroll through the courtyard of the Metropolitan Opera House even if you're not going inside for a performance. Everything should be shared at , a rambunctious and bright restaurant on idyllic Bond Street in Noho that serves high-octane versions of neighborhood Thai dishes. That's because the menu only offers those two options. Aside from the flatbreads, the menu is made up of seafood-focused appetizers and good pastas. And every dish is excellent in its own way.
Even if you're not planning to put your credit card to work at high-end stores, travelers say a stroll along Fifth Avenue is a must. You start with things like raw scallop with fermented tomato broth, then move on to richer dishes like halibut with foie gras. We know that much is true, and so when the brains behind Estela opened in the newly minted on the Upper East Side the former home of The Whitney , we knew they'd come to the table with the same secret sauce. Travelers were impressed by the extensive art collection and loved being able to see the museum's famous paintings. If you want a train-themed souvenir, visit The New York Transit Museum Store in the shuttle passage.
If you can snag a table, be sure to. Tucked inside an 18th-century New York mansion that once belonged to steel tycoon Henry Clay Frick, this robust art collection features works that span from the Renaissance to the end of the 19th century. That inimitable confluence of flour, local tap water, tomato sauce, and cheese -- it all started here. Once at the top, the video concludes as the screen lifts up to reveal stunning 360-degree views of the Manhattan skyline. Ask for a table by the window at this recent sky-high arrival.