In case the SATC bus tour doesn't do it for you, now you can follow Carrie's personal recommendations.
The list of tips comes courtesy of Candace Bushnell's latest prequel, Summer in the City, (and Gothamist!) in which Carrie meets the love of her life (that would be New York) and her three bffs. They include, oddly, Benihana and Bloomingdales. Also, the Theatre District.
Finally: Carrie Bradshaw's Guide To The Real NYC [Gothamist]