Located on a unique garden plaza overlooking the East River, Riverpark represents a dynamic new culinary destination in Manhattan’s Kips Bay neighborhood. Riverpark reflects Tom Colicchio’s overall vision as restaurateur, showcasing his thoughtful approach to dining. Chef Sisha Ortúzar developed the concept for Riverpark and provided the creative vision for its modern American menu, which can be enjoyed along with beautiful views of the East River. [450 E 29th Street]
The James New York (New York City). "This towering SoHo city slicker lures fashionistas, suits, and artists to its various hotspots. Before 9 p.m., use the hotel-guests-only policy at lively rooftop bar, Jimmy, to your advantage -- after that, you'll have to enter on the street with everybody else. The indoor Treehouse Bar gets the party started with 16 different flavors of margarita, including watermelon and yuzu."