New York City

New York City, International Hotel, Motel & Restaurant Show, Nov. 13-16

High LineOn track. A singular park with lovely plant-lined paths is the High Line, a brilliant repurposing of an old elevated freight-train line overlooking the Hudson River in Chelsea. A new section opens next spring.



Italian seafood at Marea

Caviar dreams. When the expense account allows, treat VIPs to other­worldly Italian seafood at Marea on Central Park South. Pictured at left is the Astice, made of Nova Scotia lobster, burrata (a cheese made from mozzarella and cream), eggplant al funghetto and basil. (212) 582-5100;




Blazing Saddles bike


Get wheels. Cross the famed Brooklyn Bridge in style with the help of Blazing Saddles bike rental at the South Street Seaport.



MenuPages app




While you can get restaurant recommendations all over the web, the MenuPages app lets you know what's actually for dinner all over town.








Frick Museum



An artful outing. Turn-of-the-century industrialist Henry Clay Frick left his New York residence and art collection to the public; the resulting (and undersung) Frick Museum is a delight.




On the Web New York magazine's food blog, The Grub, dishes about the Big Apple's restaurant scene.