Best Chinese: Ginger’s. A Fashion & Garment industry insiders haven, they flood here to have their meetings, all the time. #1 because it’s cheap, #2 because it’s pretty good food and #3 because of their infamously low prices for drinks. All drinks are $4.50 from 4pm-8pm every day. 7th Ave, aka Fashion Ave, between 37th & 38th Streets.
Best Rooftop Bar & Lounge: Most Noteworthy? Us of course! Tucked at the border of the Garment District, Times Square and Hell’s Kitchen is NYC’s Coolest Rooftop. A favorite of local New Yorkers free from the hustle and bustle of Times Square, grab a $7 cocktail during Happy Hour or $5 beers Thursdays and Fridays from 5pm-7pm. Want to party late-night with the real New Yorkers? Come on in Thursday-Saturday after 10pm and see how we get down! $20 cover or ask your concierge for VIP Passes. 40th Street between 8th Ave & 9th Ave.
Best Burger: Counter Burger. Step into The Counter ® and you’re greeted with a clipboard and an extensive list of mouth-watering ingredients that allow you to build your own burger ™ . Burger options: Beef, Chicken, Turkey and Veggie. Three patty sizes. Ten cheeses. Twenty-seven toppings. Seventeen unique sauces and three buns. The Counter ® burgers are as unique as each individual customer. Rarely is the same burger made twice in one day. 7 Times Square on Broadway between 41st Street & 42nd Street, closer to 41st Street.
Best Mexican: Mexicue. With their bold mash-up of Mexican food and American BBQ, Mexicue developed a wholly unique cuisine that not only tastes delicious but is healthy. Made from great quality fresh ingredients all the dishes are cooked from scratch.As with the food, Mexicue takes their cocktail game very seriously. To perfectly complement the fresh, bold food, the bar program celebrates Bourbon, Tequila and Mezcal. Crafting specialty cocktails with the finest care, Mexicue makes everything from scratch using great ingredients – fresh squeezed citrus, homemade simple syrups and, of course, the famous cinnamon & chili-infused tequila (eff Fireball!). The bar also offers a wide selection of craft beers and wines. 1440 Broadway on 40th street between Broadway and 6th Ave.
Best Sports Bar: Beer Authority. Up the block from us it is voted as one of the Top 10 Beer Gardens in NYC. 40th Street off of 8th Ave heading West towards 9th Ave.
Best tourist attraction: Needle threading a button sculpture by the Information Booth on the Northwest corner of 39th Street & 7th Ave aka Fashion Ave.
Best Movie Theater: Bryant Park. On “Summer Mondays” the lovely lawn opens at 5PM and films start rolling 30 minutes after sunset. The festival runs from June 20 through August 22 so check it while it lasts. A listing of films is available here: http://www.hbo.com/hbobryantparkfilmfestival/ 6th Ave between 40th and 42nd Streets. And finally:
Best Pizza After A Wild Evening At Sky Room: 2 Bros Pizza. For $2.75 New Yorkers on-the-go get 2 slices and a can of soda! Beat that Chicago! Southwest Corner of 38th Street & 8th Ave.