Thursday marked the start of every fashion follower’s favorite time of year: New York Fashion Week. Whether you’re heading to the front row or just want to peruse the street style of New York’s finest, ditch the flat white and muffin to go and settle in for some real sustenance…
Where: 700 8th Avenue at 44th Street, NY 10036
From Brooklyn to the Upper West Side, renowned restauranteurs bring their best dishes to City Kitchen to create the ultimate Fashion Week hang out spot. Whether it’s a Luke’s lobster roll or a coffee and donut from Dough, you can sample the city’s best food and save your steps for running between shows.
Where: 32 E 21st Street, NY 10010
Set in the Flatiron District, Cosme serves contemporary Mexican-inspired cuisine expertly made by world-renowned chef Enrique Olvera. Rooted in Mexican flavors and traditions, it celebrates local and seasonal ingredients from the Hudson Valley and surrounding region. The extensive cocktail list has a focus on artisanal spirits so order a round of Golden Margheritas and a side of duck carnitas for the ultimate lunch with fashion industry friends.
Cull & Pistol
Where: Chelsea Market, 75 9th Ave, NY 10011
Cull & Pistol is the restaurant project behind The Lobster Place, one of New York’s finest seafood purveyors for over 40 years. Located in Chelsea Market, it offers a seasonal raw bar, innovative seafood dishes with global influences and a diverse wine and beer list. Set in a bustling environment with an ambience to match, it’s the perfect lunch spot for those who love the fast pace of Fashion Week life.
Where: 10 Downing St, NY 10014
Offering a chic and sophisticated yet casual ambience, Café Clover combines distinctive, healthy cuisine with exceptional wines and craft cocktails. The nutritional menu features popular dishes such as cauliflower ‘steak’ and quinoa tagliatelle, order your favorite and settle into blue leather benches with the rest of the fashion week folk.
Where: 1133 Broadway, NY 10010
INDAY transcends the norm of healthy eating. 100% gluten free and vegan-friendly, it is located in the NoMad area and offers a vibrant menu full of Indian flavors and mindfully-sourced ingredients. The Cauli-fornia bowl, made with shredded cauliflower rice, chickpeas, winter kale, grilled beets & apples and crunchy radishes, is a nutrient-dense dish which will revive even the most dedicated of after-party goers.
Macao Trading Co.
Where: 311 Church Street, NY 10013
Inspired by the East Asian European Trading Outpost of the same name, the exotic peninsula of Macao is most renowned for its striking integration of Asian and Portuguese flavours. Offering everything from charred octopus to mushroom & truffle croquettes, it’s a favorite spot for in-the-know fashion followers and offers a raucous nightlife to boot.
Where: 342 E 6th Street, NY 10003
An East Village oasis, The Eddy has a creative and charismatic menu inspired by local proteins and seasonal ingredients. Offering a sophisticated wine list by owner and Wine Director, Jason Soloway, his co-owner and Executive Chef, Brendan McHale, revises and tweaks The Eddy’s tasting and a la carte menu several times per week giving you the perfect excuse to revisit even after the catwalks are cleared.