Dessert // Grom
Ice cream aficionados seek their frosty quarry regardless of season, and in Manhattan the creamiest, most flavorful gelato can be found at Grom on Bleecker Street. Chase a scoop of icy bliss with a frothy cup of what may be the richest hot chocolate in the city.
Chelsea Market and A Voce
Afternoon // Chelsea Market
Local culinary whizzes and chefs-to-be flock to this refurbished former Nabisco factory to stock up on gourmet items ranging from Fat Witch brownies to authentic Italian meats and cheeses, as well as some of the finest produce in the city. Great place for gourmet gift baskets, too.
Dinner // A Voce
Ivory hues with sleek chocolate and walnut accents meet Central Park views at this chic new spot on the third floor of The Shops at Columbus Circle, where Missy Robbins’ unabashedly Italian menu rarely fails to please.
Photo courtesy of NYC & Co.
Union Square Greenmarket and Co.
Morning // Union Square Greenmarket
This market is a vibrant setting for some of the state’s finest organic foods. Don’t miss the warm apple cider doughnuts. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
Lunch // Co.
The “new pizza” revolution continues to take Gotham by storm, and the lines aren’t getting any shorter outside this slick Chelsea pizzeria, where the Neapolitan-inspired pies rule.
The London NYC
Where to Stay // The London NYC
The atmosphere at this luxury hotel high rise is cool, but the presence of two Gordon Ramsay restaurants turns up the heat. The spacious suites are high-calorie luxury.