French restaurateur Daniel Boulud’s eponymous New York restaurant is the heart of his successful venture into American eateries. The contemporary French cuisine is paralleled by Daniel’s simple yet stunning furnishings and remarkable neo-classical architecture. The dishes are elegant and thoughtful.
It’s tough to sum up Serendipity 3 neatly — it’s a restaurant, a coffee shop, a dessert parlor/sweet shop, and yet it’s so much more. It’s best-known for hot dogs and frozen treats/drinks, and has seen many celebrities pass through its doors over the years, including Kate Beckinsale and John Cusack in the film Serendipity.
To art lovers it’s simply “The Whitney” — a New York museum with a focus on contemporary American art from the past century. Many collections feature incredible representations of American life as captured and interpreted by the country’s best painters, photographers, sculptors, performance artists and more.