- Me Bar
17 W. 32nd St., 212-290-2460
Okay, so it’s on the roof of the low-budget chain hotel La Quinta Manhattan. But once you get past the antiseptic lobby and elevator, this blessedly undiscovered rooftop boîte is the picture of romance. Wood planks and white-painted benches dotted with throw pillows are very beach-house deck, and the glowing Empire State Building looms above. Equally important, the Koreatown location is both very accessible and probably the last place your spouse will come looking for you.
Best Place for a Rendezvous
From the 2006 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).