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@ Central Park

@ Battery Park

@ Chrysler Building

 
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Westfield World Trade Centre

It feels like you’re walking through the set of the movie Her. There’s this airy, futuristic quality to the architecture that’s quite lovely and surreal. Designed by architect Santiago Calatrava. 

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Brooklyn Bridge

Opened to the public on May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge is one of New York’s most famous landmarks, it transports 120,000 vehicles and 4,000 pedestrians every day.

 

Xi'an Famous Foods

Heavy in cumin, chili, Sichuan peppercorns, and other spices, local specialties range from famous hand-ripped "biang biang" noodles, seared in hot oil, to lamb “burgers” with a jalapeño kick. Not for the faint of heart, but famous for a reason.

My recommendations: [A1] Liang Pi "Cold-Skin Noodles" + [B1] Stewed Pork Burger + [C4] Lamb Pao-Mo Soup

Address: 14 E 34th St, New York, NY 10016

 

@ Strolling around the Roosevelt Island

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@ Doing duck-watching like how I do people-watching

 

@ Glossier

@ Flatiron Building

@ Time Square

 

The Apartment by The Line

What new meanings and functions do quintessential objects take on in an intimate domestic setting? How do storied objects relate to one another? What do they say about their owner? The answers are revealed in The Apartment by The Line – New York.

A light-filled aerie in the heart of SoHo, The Apartment by The Line – New York is a place to discover and purchase some finer things in life in the intimate setting of a home. The storied objects—encompassing fashion, home, and beauty items as well as original works of art—gain new meaning and relevance through context.

Placed with an eye to both beauty and function in discrete living spaces of the floor-through loft and further explored through special events, each item is an invitation into the personal, personalised world of The Line: a carefully considered canvas for a life well-lived.

Address: 76 Greene Street, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10012

Make yourself at home amid timeless, versatile pieces that favor bold forms and materials that celebrate rather than conceal their histories.

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Café Habana

Sean Meenan is a New Orleans-based entrepreneur, best known for his creation of the acclaimed Café Habana restaurant brand.

In 1998, Meenan launched the first Café Habana in a landmark diner in New York City’s NoLita neighborhood. 16 years later, Café Habana remains an institution.

Folks line up at this NoLita mainstay for its grilled corn (as shown in the last picture with chili powder, creme, cotija cheese and lime, and for US$4 ONLY) and other well-priced Cuban-Mexican eats, namely the cuban sandwich with melt-in-your-mouth pork.

Address: 17 Prince St, New York, NY 10012, USA

 

Zucker’s Bagels and Smoked Fish

Snug stop for hand-rolled bagels with smoked fish & cream cheese toppings, plus coffee & sandwiches.

Zucker's is a local institution where top quality bagels have been baked and served for decades. Order a sandwich or a salad or anything as long as you include some type of bagel. Or go for an egg sandwich with lox or applewood bacon. Yum! The pastries and treats and geared to satisfy!

My recommendation: The Zucker's Traditional consisting of Nova Scotia salmon, plain cream cheese, beefsteak tomatoes, red onions, and capers for US$11.50

Address: 370 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10017, USA

 
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