Rebecca Dayan

It’s no secret all of us American ladies have a little bit of a French-Girl-girl-crush. We also all like to hope we have a little French girl in us in general. Actress Rebecca Dayan has just reminded us why we’re all such francophiles; seriously her story today may be one of our favorite TNP shoots to date.

With the unbearable cold lately, we’ve all needed a bit of a reminder of why we love New York so much. Today’s answer? Dayan against the backdrop of Grand Central – what’s more New York than that? After all, if anyone could make New Yorkers appreciate Grand Central, it’s a chic French girl. Dayan shared her ten favorite spots to frequent while she’s in the Big Apple. Maybe if we go to them we’ll speed up our metamorphoses from American girls to French girls…

The Best Place For…

The Perfect Coffee: Ninth Street Espresso across from Tompkins Square Park

The Perfect Pastry:┬áRed velvet cupcakes from ChikaLicious or the cookies from Jennifer’s Way.

A Shopping Fix: Love Adorned

A Guilty Pleasure: Pizza slices at 3am

A Great Dinner Out: Omen A Zen in Soho

After Work Cocktails: Little Branch on 7th avenue

The Perfect Walk: Get lost in the West Village.

Pre-Travel Errands: Mast Bookstore

A First Date: A movie at the Film Forum.

A Memorable Evening in New York City: A concert at the Bowery Ballroom.

*Rebecca Dayan, photographed in Grand Central Station by Danielle Kosann. Rebecca wears a vintage jacket, Acne Jeans, Reformation Sweater, and Carven Boots.