Between the 8th and 16th February, well-dressed fashion lovers will once again take to the streets of Manhattan to scope out the emerging trends at this year’s Fashion Week. Between packed schedules of must-see shows and late-night after party action, New York’s trendiest event leaves little time to think about food stops. Whether you’re hitting the biggest runway shows or admiring the street style from afar, to keep you going until the early hours The LuxPad has rounded up our top 8 brunch spots for New York Fashion Week…
Where: 420 West 13th Street
Located in the heart of the trendy Meatpacking District, Fig & Olive concentrate on the freshest ingredients to feed both the body and mind. Here traditional recipes are reinvented in a contemporary way; brunch classics such as French omelette sit alongside dessert ‘crostini’ whilst carrot & ginger soup provides the perfect pick-me-up the morning following the after party.
Where: 145 East 39th Street
Michelin starred chef April Bloomfield welcomes fashion-lovers to her taqueria and cantina, Salvation Taco. Offering Mexican fare with a global twist, the brunch menu excites the palate with a mix of tacos, tortas and egg dishes complemented by an exciting cocktail program that embraces the classics with seasonal ingredients, housemade syrups, juices and salts.
Where: 234 Spring Street between 6th Avenue & Varick Street
Located in the West SoHo neighborhood, Café Altro Paradiso is the transportive Italian café with a decidedly New York feel. Brunch highlights include Florida shrimp with conserva di Pomodoro and malfatti cacao e pepe with preserved black truffles. The sticky bun with hazelnut and chocolate will satisfy any sugar craving while the cocktail program, showcasing Italian spirits and aperitivi, is the perfect way to kick start your fashion weekend.
Where: 131 Sullivan Street
The Dutch is an American restaurant & bar from NoHo Hospitality Group and partners, Chef Andrew Carmellini, Josh Pickard and Luke Ostrom. Taking inspiration from a host of American eateries from county inns to seaside shacks, they serve feel-good dishes to satisfy all tastes and occasions. Wagyu steak tartare with capers and béarnaise aioli crowns the appetizer options, while entrees of Nutella waffle with banana and hazelnut and the Prince Platter from the oyster bar showcases just how diverse the offerings are.
Where: 1170 Broadway & 28th Street
The NoMad’s casually-elegant food and beverage program comes from Chef Daniel Humm and Restaurateur Will Guidara. Inspired by Daniel’s time spent throughout Switzerland, California and New York City, the menu is refined yet approachable and elevated by innovative yet classical-focused cocktails. You can’t go wrong with any of the weekend brunch menu, but The LuxPad favorites include the seared tuna and the French toast with maple-glazed bananas & walnuts.
Where: 170 Waverly Place
A casual West Village neighborhood spot with heart and soul, Joseph Leonard serves seasonal American food in a welcoming, relaxed setting. Most popular dishes include the fried chicken sandwich with pickled okra and the Saucisson a l’ail: pork and garlic sausage with fried eggs and hash browns.
Where: 73 Gansevoort St
Renowned for its simple and fresh comfort food, Bubby’s is dedicated to defending the American table and its traditions with thoughtful ingredient sourcing and an “off the commercial food grid” philosophy. Everything at the restaurant is still made-from-scratch, from the concord grape fizzy soda to their famous pancakes – a fan favorite for brunch- whose sourdough starter dates to 1890.
Where: 508 Greenwich Street
Just around the corner from the Skylight Clarkson Square at 550 Washington, Houseman is the intimate, comfortable-yet-chic restaurant that’s perfect for recharging and replenishing between shows. Offering a seemingly simple menu, it’s underscored with incredible technique that amps up every dish from baked eggs in Mornay sauce to Monkey Bread French toast and bright, beautiful winter salads.
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