New York Minute: Falling Back on East Coast Luxury

The Big Apple’s charm invigorates the senses during the crisp autumn months. Every quarter, we will keep you apprised of the finest when you dine, shop, and stay

nym-archerThe Archer

This new Midtown hotel has created quite the buzz with their popular 22nd-floor rooftop bar adorned with Empire State Building views, an in-house art collection and a food and beverage program devised by David Burke. In-room amenities include Malin+GoGoetzath products, Frette towels and robes and a Nespresso coffee machine…useful in the city that never sleeps! Other highlights are iPhone 5 chargers in every room, and a nightly turndown with gourmet candies.


Meatpacking District

Thanks to its impeccable buyers, Jeffrey sources the best of mens’ and womens’ fashion each season. Each member of the devoted sales staff acts as a client’s personal shopper, curating customized selections of clothing and accessories. From Celine to Lanvin to Bottega Veneta to Comme Des Garcons, you can trust that if it’s in Jeffrey, it’s worth owning.


The Modern

Whether you’re looking for a casual lunch or an elaborate meal with complex flavors, you’ll find both under the same roof overlooking the MoMa Sculpture Garden. Floor-to-ceiling windows give way to floods of light in the dining room, creating a sanctuary from bustling Midtown. The bar room, meanwhile, affords you the opportunity to try this Michelin star food in a more relaxed but lively environment. Enjoy glazed gnocchi with young garlic and sweet peas in the dining room or a foie gras torchon with cherry-red onion mostarda and rye in the bar. Enjoy this all with some of the best bread city has to offer.



Guests are not only rushing to Narcissa for the impeccable service. They are lining up for flawless ingredients prepared by three-time Michelin star-decorated Chef John Fraser in a chic environment with evocative, soft lighting and cozy hues. Highlights include potato gnocchi with fava beans, ramps and parmesan cheese and the lacquered duck breast with leeks and rhubarb. Desserts are also worth a gander. Skip fall-favorite carrot cake and opt for the bittersweet chocolate tart with curry roasted bananas and espresso ice cream. Reservations a must!


Roosevelt Hotel

Since its opening in 1924, the Roosevelt has been synonymous with classical New York City style and has since been restored to its original glamour. Its central location and various meeting spaces make it a fine, picturesque for both large and small events. The grand foyer, meanwhile a showstopper and the property is well stocked with a fitness center, business center and shops.