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Electric Zoo 2014: Expert Recommendations

posted by Dan Murphy on August 21, 2014

  • Benny Benassi
  • Nicky Romero
  • Showtek
  • Nicole Moudaber
  • gLAdiator's Dan & Ian
  • Dada Life
  • Electric Zoo Founders: Mike Bindra & Laura De Palma
  • For the Official Electric Zoo 2014 Travel Guide, we got in touch EZoo artists and founders to find out where they eat, sleep, shop, party, and explore around NYC.

    Click through to see where Nicole Moudaber, gLAdiator, Showtek, Nicky Romero, Dada Life, Benny Benassi, and Electric Zoo founders Mike Bindra and Laura De Palma hang out when they're in New York City. Remember, this is just a sampling of these expert recommendations, so download our guide to view them all and enter to win a pair of VIP tickets to Electric Zoo 2014!

  • Benny Benassi

    Souen
    326 East 6th Street
    +1 (212) 388-1155
    souen.net

    "Souen on 6th because it's macrobiotic and vegan. I love this place. You can meet a lot of cool people. Once I met Patti Smith."

  • Nicky Romero

    Wythe Hotel
    80 Wythe Avenue
    +1 (718) 460-8000
    wythehotel.com

     "The Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn has a great crowd and amazing view of Manhattan."

    The High Line
    122 Gansevoort Street
    +1 (212) 500-6035
    thehighline.org

    "I always take time to visit the High Line on the West side of Manhattan near Chelsea."

  • Showtek

    Blue Ribbon Sushi
    119 Sullivan Street
    +1 (212) 343-­0404
    blueribbonrestaurants.com

    "Blue Ribbon Sushi! We’re big sushi fans!"

    PH­-D Rooftop Lounge
    355 West 16th Street
    +(212) 229-­2511
    phdlounge.com

    "PH-D Rooftop Club at the Dream Hotel, great location, vibe and drinks."

  • Nicole Moudaber

    Ilili
    236 Fifth Avenue
    +1 (212) 683-2929
    ililinyc.com

    "Ilili, Lebanese-mediterranean fusion, won many awards already. I go there every time I’m in NYC without fail. It is best for a big group."

    The Standard High-Line
    848 Washington Street
    +1 (212) 645-4646
    standardhotels.com/high-line

    "I like The Standard, especially the glassed bathrooms in the rooms. If you’re shy and with someone, that’s not the hotel for you, everything is exposed. I love it though, it has incredible views and amazing service."

  • gLAdiator's Dan & Ian

    Flight Club
    812 Broadway
    +1 (888) 937-8020
    flightclub.com

    Dan - "Flight Club NYC for my favorite tucked away Sneaker shop where I can't afford anything."

    American Museum of Natural History
    Central Park West and 79th Street
    +1 (212) 769-5100
    amnh.org

    Ian - "The Natural History Museum is always a good time. I mean, they have a giant squid fighting a blue whale in there, how can you top that?"

  • Dada Life

    Katz's Delicatessen
    205 East Houston Street
    +1 (212) 254-2246
    katzsdelicatessen.com

    Katz's Deli, we always eat there!"

  • Electric Zoo Founders: Mike Bindra & Laura De Palma

    Z Hotel
    11-01 43rd Avenue
    +1 (212) 319-7000
    zhotelny.com

    Mike - "Z Hotel in Long Island City. It’s boutique with million dollar views of Manhattan without the hefty Manhattan price tag. Plus the neighborhood is very up and coming."

    Ramen Yebisu
    126 North 6th Street
    +1 (718) 782-1444
    ramenyebisu.com

    Laura - "Ramen Yebisu - authentic Japanese ramen all year round. The veggie ramen is a standout!"

    See Also:

    The Official 2014 Electric Zoo Travel Guide
    13 Under $30: Best Bottomless Brunches in NYC for Electric Zoo
    Electric Zoo 2014 Announces Official Afterparties