We at Manhattan Digest are always on the lookout for places to travel to, where we can enjoy a break from the concrete jungle and into some fun in the sun, now that we are in the warmer seasons. One of our favorite locations that we have checked out before, Saybrook Point, located in the beautiful town of Old Saybrook, Connecticut, has something super awesome for you to enjoy. A quick Amtrak train ride away, Saybrook Point is offering guests a unique lighthouse getaway to rekindle that warm summer romance. Check out all the deets below. [Read more…] about Saybrook Point in Connecticut’s Unique Lighthouse Getaway!
For all of you New Yorkers that are looking to get out of town for a little bit, there is nothing like the New England area to give you a twist on your typical city vibe. One of the best cities in New England is Providence, Rhode Island, which I spent five years in as I was a student at Johnson & Wales University. If you are traveling and need a place to crash along the way into New England or staying in Providence in general, your best bet would be to stay at The Providence Biltmore, located in the heart of downtown Provi. [Read more…] about Heading to Providence? Check into The Providence Biltmore
While the concept of a romantic picnic is the park is enticing, most New Yorkers lack the time and resources to create a gourmet meal “to-go” on their own. Lexington Ave. hot spot Davio’s Manhattan is providing the perfect solution: made-to-order picnic baskets designed to delight the senses of your special someone. [Read more…] about Made-to-Order Gourmet Picnic Baskets from Davio’s Manhattan
Mother’s Day is only a couple of days away! For those procrastinators out there that haven’t figured out where they are taking the special mother in your life, fear not! We have found some pretty great places that will delight in many different ways. Take a look at some of our choices for you, your mom, sister, friend, or more to enjoy and leave happy! [Read more…] about Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift & Location Ideas in New York City
Who doesn’t love brunch? It is freaking delicious! The problem with breakfast in New York City sometimes is that it tends to be the same type of dishes (Bacon, Egg & Cheese, French Toast, Eggs Benedict, etc) that tend to be repeated to the point where originality is out the door and you are having the same thing over and over again. If you are looking for a great twist to your everyday breakfast, look no further than The Kitano Hotel’s wonderful spread, located right inside their fabulous Murray Hill location. [Read more…] about A Unique Take on Breakfast at The Kitano Midtown
If there was a Super Bowl for fashion, it isn’t the Oscars, Grammys or even the CMA’s (lol), it is the annual Met Gala, which took place last night at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This is where the biggest stars in the world bring out their style guns for everyone to see, gag, admire, and every other adjective of jealousy to which they are dressed to the nines in. Everyone from Beyonce to Taylor Swift and so many more showed up in the best of the best, but question is… who do we think were the belles of the ball? [Read more…] about What Stars Shined the Most at the 2016 Met Gala?
This week is going to be big for people who like their drank and partaytay! Why so? Well, Cinco De Mayo is this coming Thursday for one, but it is also Tequila Week (get those hangover remedies people!). So many places to celebrate the holiday and this week, so why not choose a place that has a ton of great food, drink and activities prepared to celebrate, all under one roof? One place that we highly recommend is Beer & Buns, located right outside Grand Central on East 39th between Park and Lexington. [Read more…] about Beer & Buns Celebrates Tequila Week with Specialty Margaritas!
When Glen Coben and his design firm began work on the Archer Hotel, they attempted to break away from the traditional hotel space by incorporating a more residential feel to the boutique. Coben, along with Peter Poon Architects masterfully achieved their goal with this hip and charming haven in Manhattan’s Garment district. [Read more…] about Review: Archer Hotel in Midtown West Makes the Grade
It’s coming, whether you like it or not. No, I am not talking about Donald Trump’s eventual Republican nomination silly, I am talking about the dreaded NYC heat that we are about to endure over the next couple of months! As much as I happen to love the spring and summertime in New York City, the heat can be a real drag as we all find a way to keep ourselves cool no matter what. So why not a tasty and delicious cool treat to relieve yourself of the caliente struggle of Manhattan? Let me introduce you to Little Spoon Frozen Pudding, your next greatest obsession in all things sweet and neat for the upcoming seasons. [Read more…] about Need a Break From This NYC Heat? Try Little Spoon Frozen Pudding!
It is crazy to believe that Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner! April flew by, so now we have one of our favorite holidays to look forward to that is filled with sun, cerveca, tasty food and so much more! There will be several different options to celebrate this fun filled day in Manhattan, and we found one that we think will be the bees knees in terms of fun, fun and more fun. That is Haven Rooftop, who is planning something super awesome for the big day! [Read more…] about Cinco de Mayo Party at Haven Rooftop. Rejoice!