If you’ve never been to Grand Central Terminal during the holidays, it’s a sight to be seen. This iconic NYC landmark give you the instant festive feels. While you’re taking in the decor, Great Northern Food Hall will give you reasons why you must swing by Grand Central Terminal on your next visit.
- Grand Central Terminal’s Main Concourse is not to be missed. Rich with history and stunningly beautiful, give yourself a guided tour or sign up for one on site. They are offered with a guided docent or audio guide.
2. The famous Grand Central Holiday Market is in Vanderbilt Hall East through Christmas. Local vendors present beautiful hand made items ranging from jewelry to dog accessories to leather goods. A lovely place to find unique items for everyone on your holiday gift list!
3. Great Northern Food Hall in Vanderbilt Hall West, across from the Holiday Market is a fantastic destination for New York-Nordic cuisine! Stop by their Meyers Bageri pavilion for some of the best breads and pastries you can find anywhere (the frøsnapper and the grantoftegaard are not to be missed), or stop by THE BAR at Great Northern Food Hall, their full-service restaurant for an unparalleled selection of American wines, rare and craft beers beers, and small-batch spirits.
4. For a special celebration, try Michelin-starred restaurant Agern, also in Grand Central Terminal. Join them for the prix fixe two or three course lunch to get a taste of creative Nordic-inspired dishes made with local produce and be on your way! Their endive salad is a perennial favorite but be sure to ask your knowledgeable server for their recommendations.