Secret New York - Hidden Bars & Restaurants (Secret Guides) (Paperback)

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A club in the back of a lingerie store, a Hare Krishna temple with a lunch canteen, a Mexican pulque bar in a Chinatown basement, a Central Asian eatery above the world's largest diamond district, hole-in-the-wall countertops inside freight entrances, a Swiss ski chalet accessed through a kitchen, an open-to-the-public dining room in the United Nations, a celebrity-loved party spot inside a pawn shop, a dance destination behind a barber...

Over 100 pages of amazing decor, eccentric locations, bizarre food, newcomers, longtime holdouts and more that will please and astonish underground and post-industrial design buffs, refined gourmands, cocktail drinkers and anyone curious to discover more of the infinite ways to have fun in New York City.

An absolute must-have guide to enjoy the amazing, hidden bar and restaurant scene in the boroughs.

About the Author

Michelle Youngis the founder of Untapped Cities, a web magazine about urban discovery and exploration in New York City and around the world. Michelle holds a B.A. from Harvard in the History of Architecture and a Master of Science in Urban Planning from Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, where she is also an Adjunct Professor. As a photographer, Michelle's work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, and exhibited at the Museum of the City of New York and the Venice Biennale. Michelle is also the author of the book Broadway, about the history of the famous street and she is one of the authors of 100 Ways to Make History, published by the New York Public Library. She has been interviewed for The New York Times, Huffington Post Live, and appeared in numerous documentaries. Always looking for the next adventure, Michelle has traveled to over 40 countries, always with an SLR camera in tow, and as a Juilliard-trained cellist, toured around the United States as a cellist in an indie rock band.Laura Itzkowitz grew up near Boston and lived in Paris and Rome before moving to New York City, though she comes from a long line of (outer borough) New Yorkers. She writes for Travel + Leisure, Fodor's Travel, Refinery29, Saveur, and is an editor at Untapped Cities. She contributed to Fodor's Travel's forthcoming Brooklyn guidebook, writing the guides to her neighborhood (Greenpoint) and nearby Williamsburg. She holds a Masters of Fine Arts in creative writing and translation from Columbia University's School of the Arts and a B.A. from Smith College. She has been featured as a New York expert blogger in Time Out New York and named one of Hotel Club's Top 20 NYC bloggers. She likes her gin shaken, not stirred, and loves it when a bartender can surprise her with a new cocktail. Hannah Frishberg is a Features Writer at The New York Post where her work has garnered an international readership and served as the basis for Discovery+'s 2022 docuseries "Hillsong: A Megachurch Exposed." Her words and photos have also appeared in The New York Times, the Columbia Journalism Review, BuzzFeed News, CityLab, Gothamist, Narratively, Urban Omnibus, The Huffington Post and Rizzoli's "Brooklyn Photographs Now." A fourth generation Brooklynite, Hannah got her start in journalism back in high school, producing photo essays for Atlas Obscura.
Product Details
ISBN: 9782361954543
ISBN-10: 2361954540
Publisher: Jonglez Publishing
Publication Date: August 30th, 2023
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Secret Guides