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C.19th ‘Old New York’ inspires the sawdust-sprinkled taproom and upstairs parlour where 72 historical tipples impress. The moniker is taken from a former Five Points gang, while the expertly-crafted cocktails date back to the 1600s.
30 Water St Financial District
This Gallic all-day diner has effortlessly snagged a top spot in NY’s coveted dining lineup with its impeccable approach to no-fuss French cuisine. Chef Daniel Rose – of Parisian Spring fame – sticks to his seasonal MO in trad renditions of rabbit, lobster and foie gras, all sautéed, stuffed and sauced to perfection, and served up in a chic, Roman and Williams-designed monochrome salon.
138 Lafayette St SoHo
The Met Cloisters
Hush-hush, truly spesh branch of The Met in northernmost Manhattan, dedicated to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. The gardens, galleries and chapel make an atmossy getaway without even leaving the island. As if the tapestries and stained-glass windows aren’t captivating enough, there’s also the view overlooking the Hudson.
99 Margaret Corbin Dr Upper Manhattan