Welcome to "The Best of New York," a GAYOT travel guide featuring the hottest things to see and do, top restaurants, luxe hotels and spas, avant-garde attractions and other important information for sophisticated travelers and diners. Whether you are a local resident or tourist, our destination guide will steer you to must-see sights and happenings in N.Y.C. and surrounding areas.
The Best of New York
THE GAMES ARE IN SESSION
U.S. Open From August 31 to September 13, the world's top-ranked tennis players will convene in Flushing, New York for the U.S. Open. Watch the likes of Serena Williams, fresh off her Wimbledon victory, and Marin Čilić, the 2014 U.S. Open champion, in action on the courts of Arthur Ashe Stadium. You'll want to tune in to see who emerges victorious on Finals Weekend for the men and women's tournaments.
DINE AL FRESCO
Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in New York What better way to enjoy the great outdoors than with delicious food? Listen to the sounds of the city as you sip on a glass of wine or enjoy afternoon appetizers. GAYOT has selected the best restaurants in New York for taking in sumptuous fare and picture-perfect urban sights.
HERE COMES THE BRIDE
Top 10 Wedding Hotels in New York
Whether you dream of having your wedding in an elegant ballroom or on a rooftop overlooking the city, these hotels offer the perfect setting for your special day. Say "I do" at one of GAYOT's Top 10 Wedding Hotels in New York.
Top 10 Spas in New York
From eucalyptus steam rooms to water lounges, VIP suites to decadent hammams — and, of course, the best talent in the business — New York's top-of-the-line spas offer something for every type of spa aficionado.
Top 10 Italian Restaurants
Whether you're craving a simple plate of spaghetti and meatballs, or an osso buco that melts in your mouth, here are GAYOT's choices for the Top 10 Italian Restaurants in New York.