Where to Dine During NY NOW: Best Restaurants in NYC

Where to Dine During NY NOW: Best Restaurants in NYC

NY NOW 2017 - Best Restaurants in NYC
At KOKET we love NYC in the summer (actually we really love it in every season!) so we find every reason we can to visit! This August 19th – 23rd the semi-annual NY NOW trade show, the home, lifestyle, handmade and gift market for high sell-through products, is set to take place. So in preparation for our trip we put together a list of some of the best restaurants in NYC – a few of the cities many beautifully designed dining establishments offering fabulous food!


Riverpark restaurant NYC-farm-to-table, design by bentel & bentel
Farm-to-table American cuisine served in a dining room, patio and bar area composed of a rich material palette of white oak, French limestone, bronze and frosted glass by Bentel & Bentel. Set in a clean detailed high-rise building and overlooking the East River the restaurant also features two private dining areas making it the perfect spot for a casual lunch, business meeting or intimate evening meal!

Asiate at the Mandarin Oriental

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A sleek and sophisticated Asian-New American hotel restaurant located on the 35th floor of the Time Warner Center with sensational views of the city and a high-end, fixed-price-menu. Designed by Tony Chi, one of the world’s foremost designers, the contemporary Asian-influenced restaurant consists of a neutral palette of whites and creams accented by our favorite color fuchsia.
“Asiate’s modern American cuisine features sophisticated interpretations of traditional fare that is accented with artistic touches, presenting one of the most unique dining experiences in Manhattan. A combination of gracious service, inventive cuisine, stylish décor and stunning views ensure that the restaurant is a hit with both guests and locals alike.”
This gorgeous restaurant is sure to delight your eyes and your stomach!

Le Bernardin

Le Bernardin - Best Restaurants in NYC - fine dining new york city, beautifully designed restaurants in nyc
Le Bernardin - Best Restaurants in NYC - fine dining new york city, beautifully designed restaurants in nyc
Elite French restaurant offering chef  and co-owner Eric Ripert’s refined seafood, expert service & luxurious decor. A Paris transplant in 1986 known for preparing the freshest seafood with the simple philosophy that the fish is the star of the plate. Le Bernardin and Ripert have a stellar reputation with three stars from the Guide Michelin, four from the New York Times, and more James Beard Awards than any other restaurant in the city.
Renovated in 2011 by Bentel & Bentel the restaurant’s gorgeous interior features luxury furniture in a warm, serene and sophisticated setting.

The Parlour at The NoMad Hotel

The Parlour at the NoMad Hotel - design by Jacques Garcia - fine dining new york city, best restaurants in NYC
An elegant New American restaurant located in The NoMad Hotel. An inviting open hearth sits in the center of the Parlour where guests can observe the preparation of fresh baked goods. The restaurants stately dining room (and all of the fabulous NoMad Hotel) was designed by the famous French interior designer Jacques Garcia and features dark oak furnishings, richly textured fabrics and over 100 pressed antique herbs from the French heritage shop Deyrolle.


Vaucluse - Best Restaurants in NYC - Photo by Liz Clayman - luxury restaurant design - interior design by Meyer Davis Source: Photo by Liz Clayman, Courtesy of Vaucluse

A stylish brasserie with a distinctive New York vibe serving modern French cuisine, and provocative drinks in an alluring, vibrant setting. “Vaucluse is a celebration of the uniquely spirited Provençal joie de vivre.” The beautiful interior was designed by New York city-based design firm Meyer Davis who won a NYCxDESIGN Award in 2016 for their impeccable work.

ABC Kitchen

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A chic New American eatery located at ABC Carpet & Home featuring chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and locally sourced organic ingredients. The restaurant’s rustic atmosphere is the perfect match for its eco-friendly menu.


Buddakan - Best Restaurants in NYC - best designed restaurants in NYC - fine dining nyc
An enormous lavishly decorated restaurant located in the Chelsea Market of the Meatpacking District offering a menu of Asian dishes and cocktails. Conceptualized by French designer Christian Liaigre the space contains many seating areas throughout each with their own design twist. Liaigre’s masterpiece features Asian-inspired details, his own French heritage and many architectural elements creating an intriguing atmosphere. throughout.

Gabriel Kreuther

Gabriel Kreuther restaurant NYC, best designed restaurants in NYC
Cosmopolitan French cooking presented in an elegant, airy environment designed by Glen & Co. Architecture. Chef Gabriel Kreuther’s first restaurant located across from Bryant Park in Manhattan’s Grace Building. We especially love the restaurant’s cozy and chic bar design featuring green tiles and a sandblasted stainless-steel bar top meant to resemble pewter.

Jean Georges

Jean Georges Restaurant NYC - Trump International Hotel & Tower - best restaurants in NYC - fine dining in NYC
A neutral elegant space in Columbus Circle’s Trump International Hotel & Tower with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Central Park and presenting chef and owner Jean-George Vongerichten’s best-in-class French cuisine.
For more of our favorite restaurants and other travel tips visit our Luxury Traveler section!

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