Made In Italy
Forget: Pasta, Vinnie from Jersey
Think: Monica Belucci, Ferraris, vino
Next Event: Thursday, July 20, Pier 63
Famous for huge, debaucherous throw-downs where hundreds of people show up to dance on tables and drink Peronis, Negronis, and any other booze ending with an "i."
Forget: Brie, berets, bad attitudes
Think: Brigitte Bardot, Cannes, Bastille Day
Next Event: Tuesday, July 18, Tavern on the Green
Expat frenchies and New York bon vivants gather every other week to guzzle champagne, dance and celebrate all things Franche.
Forget: Canal Street
Think: Sleek Shanghai, Tokyo and a whole lotta Seoul
Next Event: Sunday, September 3 (info to follow on website)
Centered around the six major holidays, these Asian parties are all about bevies of dressed-to-kill women and everyone chilling like Japanese rock stars (plus mandatory post-party karaoke).
Forget: Sleazy Eurotrash
Think: Monte Carlo, sexy Eurotrash
Next Event: Friday, September 22, Fizz
Recently conceived by Count Bepi (yes, he's a real Count) as a new offshoot of the NY Dandies party, Vronsky's Night will be a "playground of European excess"—sounds about right.
Next Event: Thursday, July 20, SOB's
Launched in 1997, this is where to get your fill of Indian pop, rap and dance music, with a scene almost as spicy as last night's curry.
Forget: Manischewitz and matzoh
Think: Euro J-Date and Sarah Silverman
Next Event: Thursday, July 20, Jewish Museum
Started in 2004 by two French Jews looking to meet other Euro-Jews in New York, Havalight has become the place for young Jews to break bread together. Go ahead, make your mom happy.
Forget: Oil sheiks
Think: The sheik's daughter
Next Event: Friday, August 18, Element
A party ain't a party 'til you've had a few hookahs with some raven-haired Middle Eastern beauties...and there's nothing better to drink to than world peace.