Recommended by : Alexandra Wilkis Wilson (CEO, Gilt Groupe)

Cuisine:Nouveau American. Price: $$$$. Location: .

Midtown is always where one seems to struggle to look for great dinner places, and Michael’s may just be a solution to that search. This club-vibe restaurant serves up California cuisine in a refined setting. It’s the kind of spot you’d envision for New York’s elite; there’s a reason why  the founder of Gilt Groupe called it New York’s best power lunch. Make a Reservation.