A Day of Decadence

A Day of Decadence

There's no shortage of spots in New York City, Miami, Los Angeles or Chicago where you can go to indulge. From luxurious spas to of–the–moment restaurants, these metropolises are brimming with things to do. That's why we've put together an itinerary for each of these cities, featuring 24 hours' worth of decadent activities. Go ahead—treat yourself.

Chicago

Where to stay:
If views are at the top of your must-have list, the LondonHouse is for you. Not only does this hotel have one of the best rooftops in the city, but its views of the Chicago River can't be beat.

Where to refuel:
Go to Bad Wolf for the coffee, stay for the pastries, which are whipped up by chef and owner Jonathan Ory of New York City's Momofuku Ko. We recommend the cannele or the croissants. Bonus: It's the perfect treat before doing some shopping at INTERMIX Chicago Rush.

Where to eat:
Why look for a club, bar and restaurant when you can have all three in one? Joy District serves up tacos, sushi and shrimp lollipops to the rhythm of electro pop tunes. Plus, their cool patio is perfect for after-work drinks.

Where to grab a drink:
After dinner, head over to The Violet Hour, a speakeasy that requires a password for entrance and will have you feeling like you've been transported to the roaring '20s.

Where to go for something sweet:
For something sweet, Maple & Ash can't be beat. Opt for the sundae service, where you can create your own flavor combination using three types of ice cream and seemingly endless topping options.


Los Angeles

Where to stay:
The Chateau Marmont is an L.A. institution for a reason. Located right on Sunset Boulevard, the secluded design and glamorous décor will have you feeling like Hollywood royalty.

Where to pamper yourself:
"Ciel" means sky in French, and that's exactly where you'll feel like you are after one of Ciel Spa's luxurious treatments. And since this is L.A., you can get state–of–the–art IV therapy after your massage and facial.

Where to refuel:
The best post–spa treat? A quick bite, some coffee and afternoon shopping. Sqirl's famed ricotta pairs perfectly with a latte and will give you the energy for shopping at INTERMIX Robertson Boulevard.

Where to dine:
Curtis Stone may be famous for hosting Bravo's Top Chef Masters, but the Australian chef knows the key to a good restaurant, too. Case in point: His latest eatery, Gwen, where you can sit down to a five–course tasting menu you won't soon forget.

Where to grab a drink:
The Nice Guy is the celebrity favorite night–out spot du jour, and for good reason. Where else can you find inventive cocktails, Instagrammable décor and a late–night menu with a side of people watching?


Miami

Where to stay:
Decorated in shades of white accented with tropical green foliage, The Miami Beach Edition is the Instgram–ready hotel you immediately picture when you think of Miami.

Where to pamper yourself:
Give your skin a refresh while you relax by the water at The Mud Lounge at the Standard Hotel. It's located about two miles from South Beach, so you'll be treated to a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle.

Where to refuel:
The perfect complement to Wynwood's bustling art scene? Panther Coffee's cold brew. Grab a cub, walk around and take it all in before heading to INTERMIX Lincoln Road for some afternoon shopping.

Where to dine:
For dinner, we suggest KOMODO in Brickell, where there are countless Asian fusion dishes to choose from. Plus, the swanky, multi–level restaurant turns into a late-night hot spot.

Where to grab a drink:
Smack dab in the middle of South Beach you'll find the secret oasis that is The Broken Shaker. Come for the photo–ready bohemian décor, stay for the cool happy hour vibes.

Where to go for something sweet:
The best way to cap off your night? A donut, of course. The Salthy Donut has two locations, each serving up craft donuts like guava and cheese or maple bacon.


New York City

Where to stay:
If a European feel is what you're after, The NoMad is it. The hotel was designed with Paris in mind, and it has no shortage of luxurious amenities.

Where to pamper yourself:
You'll find Caudalie's only stateside Vinotherapie Spa at the Plaza Hotel, where you can indulge in the French brand's massages, wraps, facial treatments and more, all using their polyphenol–rich products made with grape seeds.

Where to refuel:
Instead of your go–to afternoon cup of java, opt for Cha Cha Matcha's matcha lattes, ice cream and pastries. Warning: You may never go back to coffee again. Afterwards, head over to the Meatpacking District for afternoon shopping at INTERMIX.

Where to dine:
Chicago native Daniel Rose made a name for himself in Paris with his restaurant Spring, and now he's bringing that French savoir faire to Manhattan with Le Coucou, where you can dine on everything from oysters to fois gras to a whole rabbit.

Where to take in a show:
One of the coolest magic shows this side of Las Vegas takes place conveniently at your hotel. Bring out your inner kid with Dan White's The Magician.

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