Eleven Madison Park
Instead of an à la carte menu, head chef Daniel Humm offers a card printed with 16 ingredients, from which the staff designs an exceptional meal taking into account any ingredient guests may dislike. 11 Madison Avenue(East 24th Street). (212) 889-0905.
This gem of a museum housed in a century-old building designed by McKim, Mead and White exhibits the financier J. P. Morgan’s fabulous collection of rare books, manuscripts and art. Madison at 36th St.; (212) 685-0008; www.morganlibrary.org