With it’s lofty situ above the verdant treetops of Broadway, The Heights Bar and Grill has become a favored spot for New Yorker’s seeking a dining experience away from the rat-race – the “four season roof deck” being the ideal way to enjoy sunsets across the scrapers, and a semblance of peace amid the urban hubbub. Serving up an affordably pleasant menu, visitors will find dishes that fill the niche between bar food, and Mexican gastronomy – quesadillas and nachos feature heavily. The Heights are also affiliated with the best Mojitos and Mimosa’s this side of Manhattan.
Situated on the 48th floor of the Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York’s only revolving restaurant is as much a draw for the view, as it is for the food. Boasting 360 panoramas that take in everything from Carnegie Tower, to the Empire State Building, you can also see for a hundred miles beyond on a really clear day. The View is rather conservatively decorated with modern sofas and low-lying tables, coupled with bleached blond wooden dining amenities, but this is perhaps so as not to detract from the uncompromising views across the best of New York. Dinner appetizers range from sumptuous …continue reading
Beset within the Museum of Arts and Design building at Columbus Avenue, Robert’s Restaurant is a stark space, brought to life with contemporary ambient lighting and a spectrum of fluorescent color. Quirky furnishings compliment the modernist zone, with glass chairs and tables bouncing light, and curvaceous sofas softening the edginess of post-minimalist cool. If you prefer your rooftop dining experience without a chilly breeze nipping at your neck, Robert’s is the place to come. The appetizer menu is as edgy as the space, with daring inclusions like tartare of fluke avec pickled apples, and spiced pear salad complimented with Blue D’Auvergne. …continue reading
Affordable dining and spectacular panoramic views aren’t the kind of references you’d pair together, particularly when the location discussed refers to one of the most affluent streets in Manhattan. With four bars over three floors, Sutton Place’s Terrace Bar has become a frequent haunt for those seeking a classy night out, but also due to the diverse menu now on offer. Jalapeno Poppers with Ranch Dressing kick off an extensive list of predominantly American starters, followed by a spicy sausage “Sutton” pizza, or Penne Chicken Alla Vodka entrée Lunchers will love the eclectic menu of light bites, ranging from the Philadelphia …continue reading
If you share the predominantly female mindset that divinity can only be found within chocolate, then Serendipity will be akin to heaven. Famed for the “Frrrozen Hot Chocolate”, Serendipity will lead you down the path of decadent debauchery with their tantalizing array of devilish drinks, and diet defiant desserts that will tempt even the most resolute of willpower. If you’re determined to defy the allure of cocoa, cream and cacao, there is plenty to tempt by way of main courses. The Tortellini Primavera is light, yet flavorful with a colorful infusion of summer vegetables, while the honey charbroiled Chicken Char …continue reading