City Guide: New York City

November 14, 2017

 

 

 

STAY

 

HOTEL AMERICANO

Chelsea, NY​

 

Located in the heart of Chelsea, Hotel Americano offers the guest a prime location without the New York City street chaos. The hotel is conveniently located next to the high line and west side highway making it conveniently accessible from multiple parts of the city. Inspired by traditional Japanese architecture, the rooms are functional and chic while still serving as a serene home away from home. Rooms include wooded platform beds and Japanese style soaking tubs. If you are looking for a bite near by, the hotel has multiple options. La Picine rooftop bar is one of the best NYC spot's to catch a sunset and cocktails during the summer. The rooftop is divided into a dinning area with a pool deck on the opposite side, usually accompanied by a DJ. The Americano dining room is a more classic take on dinning yet offering French and Latin influenced dishes that are sure to stand out.

 

 

 

SHOP

 

 

STILL HOUSE

East Village, NY

 

This charming shop on East 7th street offers a novelty range of jewelry and home goods. From raw cut crystals to handmade bracelets, Still House has lots to choose from. If you are taking a stroll through Tompkins Square park this little shop is definitely worth checking out.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WANT LES ESSENTIELS

West Village, NYC

 

Specializing in accessories, the Want Les Essentiels boutique also carries apparel and shoes. The boutique sits perfectly on the corner of W.4th and Bank St. capturing the essence of New York. Bright and airy, the boutique is sure to provide you with an exquisite shopping experience.

 

 

 

EAT

 

 

 DIRTY BIRD

Chelsea, NY

 

If you are in town and looking for a good old comfort meal, Dirty Bird is a must. Famous for their perfectly cooked buttermilk fried chicken, the restaurant is the size of a classic chicken spot but is updated with a cozier setting and menu. The menu offers 2- 8 piece meals with the option of sides. The sides include traditional mac-and -cheese and mashed potatoes and gravy as well as Sautéed garlic kale and vegetables rice. Rotisserie chicken, chicken tenders and salads are also available on the extensive menu. The restaurant is one of the city's best fast REAL food joints. Weather you are looking for a quick bite at lunch or a casual sit down meal, this place never disappoints.

 

PIO PIO

Hell's Kitchen, NY

 

First opened in 1994 in queens, Pio Pio has now become a Latin staple in the New York City restaurant scene. Starting off as a single location to now nine, the restaurant has maintained its authenticity and service. The restaurant has expanded its menu from the classic rotisserie chicken to serving diverse Peruvian dishes. From the cebiche to the lomo salteado, the menu has something delicious to offer for all tastes. The interior of the 10th avenue location is modern and minimal but still warm and inviting with good music and friendly staff, perfect for a weekend pisco sour. Don't forget to finish up your meal with a tres leches. You wont regret it.

 

 

 

 

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