Manhattan favs
The Dutch is one of Manhattan favs.

1. The Dutch

131 Sullivan St (at Prince St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · SoHo · 451 tips and reviews
The Redhead is one of Manhattan favs.

2. The Redhead

349 E 13th St (at 1st Ave.), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · East Village · 194 tips and reviews

ZAGATZAGAT: You can’t go wrong with the much-lauded fried chicken, but for something slightly lighter try the one-eyed Caesar salad.

Old Town Bar is one of Manhattan favs.

3. Old Town Bar

45 E 18th St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave S), New York, NY
Bar · Flatiron District · 178 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: In a city known for hot dogs, the hefty all-beef Sabrett at Old Town Bar reigns supreme. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Gramercy Tavern is one of Manhattan favs.

4. Gramercy Tavern

42 E 20th St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Flatiron District · 438 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: The best black cod I've ever had. Chef Michael Anthony is a true artist. -Ron Duprat, Top Chef

Eataly Flatiron is one of Manhattan favs.

5. Eataly Flatiron

200 5th Ave (at W 23rd St), New York, NY
Gourmet Shop · NoMad · 1480 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: In his NY Diet, Jeffrey Steingarten calls Eataly "spectacular" - there are "wonderful, delicious pastas," "wonderful" pizza, not to mention great crudo, breadsticks, and Pat LaFrieda steak. Read more.

High Line is one of Manhattan favs.

6. High Line

btwn Gansevoort & W 34th St (btwn 10th & 12th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Chelsea · 1498 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Built in the 30s, this was an active railway until 1980. "Friends of the High Line" formed in 1999 with the idea of turning it into an elevated park similar to the Promenade Plantée in Paris.

Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of Manhattan favs.

7. Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 5th Ave (btwn E 80th & E 84th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Central Park · 1950 tips and reviews

Metropolitan Museum of ArtMetropolitan Museum of Art: Don't miss two outstanding long-term loans installed in the galleries for postwar art on the 2nd floor:  Cy Twombly's Untitled (Rome) and Robert Rauschenberg's Canyon. (Ian, Contemporary Art)

Museum at Eldridge Street is one of Manhattan favs.

8. Museum at Eldridge Street

12 Eldridge St (btwn Canal & Division St), New York, NY
Museum · Chinatown · 36 tips and reviews