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Bobby Flay’s New York

As an NYC native, this celebrity chef, restaurateur, horse-racing fan, and Sentient Jet Ambassador knows a thing or two about Manhattan. Herewith, Bobby Flay’s cheat sheet to the best of the city.


  • The Whitney Museum of American Art. Current exhibitions include “Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again” (through March 31, 2019); “Mary Corse: A Survey in Light” (through Nov. 252018), and “Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965-2018” (through April 14, 2019); among others.
  • Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Exhibition highlights include “Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts (through Feb. 25, 2019) and “Charles White: A Retrospective” (through Jan. 13, 2019).
  • The New York Knicks. A must for all to experience the electricity of iconic Madison Square Garden – the Knicks home court!
  • Belmont Park. Here, experience thoroughbred racing at its finest.


Walk over the Brooklyn Bridge and have brunch.


Pumpkin-Mascarpone Caramelle with Cremini, Brown Butter, Sage, Parmigiano and Pine Nuts at GATO.


At Greenwich Hotel. Expect style, grace, and great food at Locanda Verde.


The Chelsea MarketThe Lobster Place is my favorite.


JG Melon. I’ve been visiting this neighborhood bar since childhood. The original location is on the Upper East Side and now you can also find one in Soho and the Upper West Side. It’s my favorite place in NYC to find a classic cheeseburger (always with double American cheese), cottage fried potatoes, and a beer.

Plus, Bobby’ Flay’s 30,000-Foot Point of View:

STAYING IN SHAPE: Don’t eat late at night. Always pack your gym shoes, and use them.

NEVER TRAVEL WITHOUT: Headphones, Airborne, phone charger, and my ATM card.

FITNESS BUCKET LIST: Running the Rome Marathon—espresso prior, Campari after!

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