The 6 Most Fashionable NYC Spots To Eat & Drink at During Fashion Week
NYC’s most exciting time is here and it’s wearing stilettos! Because we want nothing but the best for our metropolitan fashionistas, we’ve brought you a tasty round-up of the week’s hottest late night food and drink spots in the city. All fashion themed and designer-inspired, these stylish mixtures are sure to help you unwind after the fabulous shows come to a close.
Spoon Table & Bar (40 West 33rd Street, NYC)
To keep the model-look up this week (it’s okay, we’ll eat later) we’re keeping things low-cal and very caffeinated. What with our crazy schedules and fabulous outfits, who has time for a sit-down breakfast? Not us! Start your day like the runway stars with Spoon Table & Bar's Fashion Model’s Breakfast special ($5.25) - a Nitrobrew Stumptown Coffee and the petite muffin of the day. Simple but delicious, just the way we like it.
Carmine’s (200 West 44th Street)
For any true NYC fashionista, Carrie Bradshaw day-dreams are as common as our daily espresso, which is why NYFW is when all of our Sex in the City fantasies come true – Louboutins and all. From designer shoes and couture gowns to flawless makeup on stunning silhouettes… it’s simply too gorgeous to even talk about. We know it’ll pass, but let’s not burst our bubble just yet. When you’re feeling fabulous, be sure to stop by Carmine’s and enjoy the Berry Bradshaw Cosmo ($14) while reveling in the NYFW glory. Made with Acai Berry and Citron Vodka, pomegranate, fresh lemon and lime juice this sparkly cocktail is a Fashion Week must!
Kingsley (190 Avenue B, NYC)
After a few days of show-hopping and couture-admiring, you’ll certainly be in the mood for a stop at NYC’s Kingsley. Try out The Sonia ($13) – a cocktail made by Chef Roxanne Spruance in honor of the French fashion designer. A similar mix to that of the French 75, and with a special taste of autumn. The drink consists of Solbeso, Canton, lemon and Champagne with a bitter-sweet orange twist. Enjoy this fashionable concoction at Kingsley's beautiful backyard garden – one of East Village’s most peaceful corners.
1633 (1633 Second Avenue, NYC)
For a light and healthy dinner, strut your stuff over to 1633, a newly-opened interpretative Greek restaurant on the glamorous streets of the Upper East. Enjoy a taste of the Catwalk ($26), a scrumptious dish of poached catfish, vegetable tartare, tomato jam and yellow squash carpaccio. Even the pre-meal bread basket is amazing! Savor your delightful meal while admiring the edgy design of this charming Manhattan restaurant. Adorned with delicate florals, sheer fabrics, gold velvet and a shock of pink leather – we wouldn’t expect anything less from this fashionable dining spot.
Pampano (209 East 49th Street, NYC)
It’s no doubt that this season’s risqué trends will be bringing out the passionate girl bosses in all of us. When the excitement hits and you’re feeling hot and fiery, head to Pampano and shake things up on their gorgeous outdoor terrace while sipping on a Spicy Catwalk ($14). This drink, made with La Pitaya Blanco Tequila, tamarind, lime, and chile piquín is a stylish bad girl’s dream. If you’re feeling a little more theatrical, taste a glass of the Rojo Carpet Sangria ($10) made with Kappa Pisco, vino rose, and fruit juices; and if haute couture has overtaken your being, celebrate with a Cynthia Rowley Rose ($14) made with Juvé y Camps Rosé of Pinot Noir. Chin chin!
Empire Steak House (151 East 50th Street, NYC)
If classic, elegant style is what you seek, Empire Steak House's East 50th Street location is pure Midtown East sophistication. With navy blue suede walls and dark wooden floors, the luxurious steakhouse is ideal for a romantic post-show dinner with your one and only. Try out the restaurant's chic Fashion Martini ($13.95), a sleek cocktail made with BiVi vodka, Chambord Raspberry liqueur and pineapple juice.