NEW YORK CITY
Curated by our SET Community
Another NYC delicacy you won’t want to miss out on? Italian food, especially from this Lower East Side spot. Don’t be fooled by the hole-in-the-wall outer look of it — ‘cause the pastas, pizzas, cocktails, + more served up at this restaurant will leave you daydreaming about them for days to come.
On a sunny day in the city, you’ll find this mostly-outdoor Greenwich Village restaurant to be packed with people and flowing with energy. Go for the true NYC experience, stay for the delectable Italian cuisine. And, be sure to keep your eye out for celebrities — the small yet tasteful restaurant is known to attract them.
Indulge in a dining experience like no other at this modern restaurant that serves unique Asian-inspired dishes. Decorated with 19th-century art and ornate chandeliers, both the setting and food are truly unmatched when it comes to fine dining in NYC.
ACTIVITIES AND CULTURE
You can’t visit the city without taking a walk through this iconic urban oasis. Bursting with serene nature, beautiful architecture, and possibly the best “people-watching” in the world, Central Park was constructed for locals + visitors alike. Fun fact? It’s the most filmed location in the whole world.
Turns out, the Met isn’t just a place where celebrities gather once a year. It’s actually the largest museum in the Americas and one of oldest in the world. Inside, you can find a variety of must-see exhibits featuring a wide range of artists, eras, and cultures.
It’s no secret that NYC is full of iconic landmarks — this building included. Known as the most famous office building worldwide, it was constructed in 1930 during a race to build the largest skyscraper in the world. Feeling adventurous? Take an elevator ride to the top to get a bird’s eye view of the city. On a clear day, visibility is up to 80 miles.
Going to NYC without eating a bagel is like going to the gym without wearing SET. We don’t recommend either. This world-famous bakery serves up fresh bagels that are hand rolled, kettle boiled, and oven baked daily. Have a taste, thank us later.
From their iconic red velvet cupcakes and banana pudding to their brownies, cakes, cupcakes, + more — this bakery knows a thing or two about whipping up decadent desserts. In fact, they may just make them better than anyone in NYC. Go on, see for yourself.
Craving a freshly-baked cookie on a brisk day in the city? This world-famous bakery has you covered. They offer a plethora of delicious flavors — but trust Team SET when we say, their original Chocolate Chip Walnut flavor is a must-try.
If you’re visiting the city, you’ll definitely want to leave room in your suitcase — ‘cause shopping is a must. This store not only offers NYC street-style clothes, shoes, and accessories, but a full-on shopping experience, with artistic clothing displays and their signature ‘Kith Treats’ dessert bar.
Did someone say vintage designer clothes? Oh yeah, it was us. Find your new go-to statement piece at this in-person + online store. With an impressively curated collection of vintage clothing, shoes, accessories + more all from the biggest name brands in the world, this store is a must-visit — for obvious reasons.
This flea market is located in the heart of the Meatpacking district and is home to a variety of unique vendors selling clothing, art, jewelry, + more. Situated near a wide array of food spots, it’s the perfect place to go for a day-time adventure and to support local businesses.
Located in lower Manhattan, this hotel is the ideal place to stay to experience the best of NYC. It’s situated right next to the Financial District and is surrounded by iconic landmarks, while the interior is bursting with the city’s energy + signature style.
Treat yourself to luxury in this ambient modern hotel located a short walk away from SoHo. If the architecture isn’t stunning enough, wait ’til you see the views of the city that their rooms + rooftop provide.
As one of the first to bring upscale hospitality to the Meatpacking district, this hotel knows how to provide a guest experience like no other. Stay in one of their state-of-the-art rooms or simply stop by for a drink on their rooftop — no matter how you visit this hotel, it’s a taste of city luxury worth experiencing.