By Kristelle Devieux
For a city as dynamic as New York, it can be hard to keep up with what is haute, and what is not. To help you navigate through all the city’s offerings, we present you with this month’s ‘What’s Haute’ suggestions, filled with the most luxurious, hottest, über sophisticated hotels, spas, restaurants, and lounges. The list is a virtual how-to guide of finding the city’s best venues, with the perfect mix of innovative newcomers and established locales that are still worthy of your time.
80 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10023
The Columbus Circle destination exerts stunning modern design fused with Oriental flair. The 248 elegant guestrooms and suites feature breathtaking views of Manhattan and advanced in-room entertainment technology. The hotel’s vibrant restaurant, Asiate, was outfitted by noted interior designer Tony Chi. This embodiment of luxury is a favorite among high ranked officials, CEOs, and fanatics of the finer things in life.
85 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10011
Del Posto has elevated New York’s dining experience to a new level. The seasonal menu conveys a commitment to Cucina Classica with an emphasis on freshness, quality, and original ingredients. The wine list showcases 1,500 bottles of great traditional Italian wines. Del Posto’s great classic Italian food, majestic setting, and impeccable service represent the embodiment of grand hotel dining.