Erica Choi's City Guide

The May Fair

In honor of London Fashion Week 2019, designer Osman Yousefzada has curated a collection of beautifully handcrafted cocktails to enjoy at the hotel’s bar.

Address
Stratton St, Mayfair, London W1J 8LT, UK
Contact

https://www.themayfairhotel.co.uk/

Coal Drop Yards

This North London development hosts concept shops, delicious eats, and a photo-friendly piece of architecture known as the “kissing roofs.”

Address
Stable St, Kings Cross, London N1C 4DQ, UK
Contact

https://www.coaldropsyard.com/

Circolo Popolare

A buzzy, over-the-top trattoria with festive hanging decorations and shelves that store over 20,000 bottles.

Address
40-41 Rathbone Pl, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1HX, UK
Contact

https://www.bigmammagroup.com/en/trattorias/circolo-popolare

The Standard, London

The first international foray from André Balazs’ haute-cheeky hotel group opened this summer in Kings Cross with a bar, three restaurants, and a recording studio.

Address
10 Argyle St, Kings Cross, London WC1H 8EG, UK
Contact

https://www.standardhotels.com/london/properties/london

Pastis

Fashion’s favorite canteen is officially back in the Meatpacking District after a 5-year hiatus with beloved bistro vibes and French fare.

Address
52 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 10014
Contact

https://pastisnyc.com/

Bar Pisellino

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Visit this just-opened, all day cafe and bar located in the heart of the West Village. Drop in for refined espressos, an Aperol Spritz, or Italian bites.

Address
52 Grove St, New York, NY 10014
Contact

https://barpisellino.com/

The Met Roof Garden

Photo: Courtesy of The Met Museum

Now showing at The Met Museum until October 27th is artist Alicja Kwade’s see-to-believe solar system sculpture which complements the rooftop view beautifully.

Address
1000 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10028
Contact

https://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2019/alicja-kwade-parapivot