Fashion Week is once again taking over NYC, and even if you’re not sitting front row with Anna Wintour, you can still partake in the fun. These restaurants are the perfect places to celebrate all the glitz and glamour that is Fashion Week in New York.
111 E. 56th St., 212-935-6600
The plush parlor venue, which is hosting the first-ever Fashion Media Awards this week, is serving a three-course specialty lunch ($40) and wine and oyster special ($25) at dinner.
10 Columbus Circle, floor 4; 212- 823-9482
Fewer than 10 blocks from the Lincoln Center tents, Michael Lomonaco’s eatery is the perfect spot for a pre- or post-show meal. The fourth story spot boasts views of Central Park and Columbus Circle, so you can watch the models, designers and editors scurry about below.
54 Prince St., 212-226-0211
If all this fashion frenzy has you in the mood to update your own wardrobe, head to SoHo for some shopping, and then dinner at Delicatessen. The see-and-be-seen locale serves comfort food classics with an international twist. Don’t leave without ordering at least one interpretation of their mac and cheese.
23 E. 74th St., 212-288-1004
The highly rated Italian destination is mixing food with fashion by playing host to a fashion exhibit featuring works from Betsey Johnson, Carolina Herrera and more. To accompany the exhibit, chef Giuseppe Bruno is working with each designer to create a menu dish representative of his or her work.
Fashion Plate Prix Fixe
The Lincoln Square BID is behind this special promotion, where 27 area restaurants join forces to offer deals. Our picks:
Marcus Samuelsson’s American Table Cafe & Bar (1941 Broadway, 212-671-4200)
Bar Boulud (1900 Broadway, 212-595-0303)
Loi (208 W. 70th St., 212-875-8600)
The BID also sponsors Crew Cuts, where crew members working fashion-related events can get a discount at joints like PJ Clarke’s (44 W. 63rd St, 212-957-9700), Olympic Flame Diner (200 W. 60th St., 212-581-5259) and ’wichcraft (David Rubenstein Atrium, 212-780-0577).