Why We Love Tony’s DiNapoli!
After a long day of sight seeing on a cold New York day, there is nothing better than settling into a warm inviting booth at Tony’s DiNapoli. Tony’s serves up some of the best Old New York Italian favorites right next door to the Casablanca . This year it won the Open Table Diners’ Choice Award and for good reason!
Five Favorite 24 Hour Restaurants in New York City
New York City is known as the city that never sleeps, so naturally, we need access to food around the clock! When you have those pesky late-night cravings we know your tummy’s are rumbling for delicious food. Pizza and diners just won’t do. You are craving something different, something filling and you want to sit down and enjoy your meal rather than standing over a counter. When visiting Manhattan, there are so many things to do and see that you
Why We Love the Monkey Bar at the Hotel Elysee
You’ve already learned why we love Madison & Vine and Bread & Tulips, but did you know the Hotel Elysee is home to the famous Monkey Bar, an NYC staple since the 1930’s? The storied Monkey Bar located just off Hotel Elysee’s lobby is a must do for anyone visiting New York. In its current incarnation, both the bar and restaurant play off their infamous histories to the delight of all who enter. Once inside you immediately feel that old New
Our Top 5 Indian Restaurants in NYC
We’ve shared our favorite Mexican & Pizza options in NYC, but with the cold winter months descending upon New York City, it’s time to add a little spice to your palate to keep you warm. The chilies, cumin, cardamon, mustard seed and turmeric used to flavor the fares will get you through the long winter. The Indian Cuisine food scene in Manhattan is by far the best in the nation. There are hundreds of Indian restaurants to choose from so to help you sort
Speak-Easy in NYC with LHC
Speakeasies were established during the prohibition era in an effort to provide cocktails and illegal bootleg alcohol to thirsty consumers. They were secret bars, or merely secret rooms in functioning establishments where only a few select people were invited to frequent. The name “Speak-Easy” even refers to the quiet and hushed voices patrons would have to use while there to avoid being found. With the re-legalization of alcohol, speakeasies began to disappear, however over the last decade New York City has
Why we love Bread & Tulips, and why you should too!
Bread & Tulips offers a taste of home in a cozy and welcoming atmosphere. Located in Hotel Giraffe on the corner of Park Avenue South and 26th street, this rustic Italian restaurant has become a neighborhood staple for corporate diners, families and couples alike. Regardless of which Library Hotel Collection property you’re visiting in the city, here are our top 5 reasons why you should dine at Bread & Tulips!
Thanksgiving in NYC with LHC
Thanksgiving Day Weekend in NYC Each November, New York City is buzzing with excitement in preparation for the very beginning of the holiday season. Over 3.5 million people travel to The Big Apple to enjoy the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. If you are looking for information on where to watch the parade, where to have your Thanksgiving dinner or want insight on the best holiday markets in the area, we want to send you in the right direction! We’ve also included information on how to get
Food on Wheels? NYC’s Newest Food Craze!
Cuisine from mobile canteens have come a long way since the Hot Dog truck parked along side of the gas station. Now, many of these delectable catering trucks resemble restaurants on wheels! From lobster to waffles and everything in between, they offer the New Yorker and the New York visitor so many options in food. Even celebrity chef, David Burke joined the hype this year at the USOpen when he served up Lobster Rolls from the driver’s seat! Our top
To Brunch or Not to Brunch, in New York that’s not a question.
Take it from Carrie and the girls, in New York City the word ‘brunch’ is commonly used as a verb instead of a noun. To brunch is to wind down after a long week, to catch up with friends, to unabashedly enjoy a cocktail in the morning. We love brunching like we love desserts, so we don’t just reserve this special event for Sundays, we brunch on Saturdays as well. In fact, there are so many restaurants that offer brunch
The Best Pizza in New York City
New Yorkers spend most of their lives trying to find the perfect job, the perfect apartment, or the perfect husband/wife. My journey has been a bit different. I have spent the majority of my early twenties searching for the best pizza in New York City. While there are no shortages of pizzerias, the key is knowing which pizza place to go to for a quick slice, a late night snack, or even pre-theater dinner. Can there be such thing as the