The Insider's Guide To New York |

The Insider's Guide To New York

Favourites 95

A must-visit city filled with energy, bustle and creativity – if you’ve never been, New York should be high on your travel list. Boasting everything from stunning architecture and world-renowned museums to unbeatable restaurants and buzzy nightlife, the experts over at have put together a guide to the food and drink hotspots you can’t miss when you visit the city that never sleeps. Here are their recommendations…

Where: Augustine

What: A just-opened eatery from restaurateur Keith McNally, serving classic French cuisine with a New York twist – try the steakhouse-style burger for a real treat. The setting is luxurious and chic, with vintage references and hints of Parisian style.

What MatchesFashion say: “Book a table as soon as possible – only the most well-connected will be able to score a spot.”




Where: The Bar Room, The Beekman Hotel

What: A truly beautiful space to have a drink and a bite to eat, The Bar Room’s distinctly old New York feel and plush setting makes it ideal for a quiet moment of luxury if you’ve got a hectic travel schedule.

What MatchesFashion say: “The setting is New York at its most show-stopping, making this a must-visit while in town.”




Where: Pietro Nolita

What: An Italian hotspot whose stunning pink interior has likely graced your Insta feed more than once, but don’t be fooled by its popularity with the social media crowd – food does not come second to aesthetic. Visit for delectable fare in a spectacular setting.

What MatchesFashion say: “The food is surprisingly fantastic and as healthy as Italian classics get.”




Where: Sugarfish

What: The newly opened New York branch of LA’s well-loved sushi joint, Sugarfish in the Flatiron District is just as trendy and delicious as its big sister, and certainly worth a visit. Retaining a focus on simplicity and the quality of ingredients, every detail has been carefully thought out, from the menu to the décor.

What MatchesFashion say: “Expect this to be the lunch spot.”




Where: The Blond, 11 Howard Hotel

What: The place to go for a late-night party, relax in a sumptuous velvet armchair or take up a stool at the curved, dimly lit bar. Expect dark woods and gold accents in this seductive space, ideal for a stylish evening out.

What MatchesFashion say: “Likely to be the scene of many a late night get down.”




Where: China Chalet

What: From NY’s finest fashion parties to late hipster-fuelled nights, China Chalet is one of those places only real New Yorkers know about. Head there for dim sum in the day and partying at night.

What MatchesFashion say: “It’s a ‘what happens there stays there’ kind of place.”



For the full article, please visit

DISCLAIMER: We endeavour to always credit the correct original source of every image we use. If you think a credit may be incorrect, please contact us at [email protected]