Fashion Week Brings Dining Deals to Upper West Side
UPPER WEST SIDE — Hungry fashionistas — along with Upper West Siders — can enjoy dining deals at dozens of neighborhood restaurants during Fashion Week this year.
The Lincoln Square BID is hosting an expanded Fashion Plate Prix Fixe week from Feb. 7 to 14, with dinners ranging from $20 to $40 for three courses, lunches ranging from $14 to $35 and weekend brunch and breakfast options as well.
A few restaurants will also offer drink specials, such as the $5 blackberry bellini at 'wichcraft at the David Rubenstein Auditorium, and the Haute Fashion Cocktail at the Atlantic Grill, which features raspberry vodka with cranberry juice and lemon juice for $14.
New additions to the prix fixe list this year include American Table Café & Bar, which opened last fall; Andanada 141, which opened last November; The Smith, which also opened in November; and Arpeggio Food & Wine at Avery Fisher Hall.
"Fashion Plate Prix Fixe deals help stimulate business and bring enthusiasm to the Upper West Side during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and it is a great way to keep warm and get an incredible meal in between shows," said Monica Blum, president of the BID.
Participating restaurants include: A Voce, American Table Cafe & Bar, Andanada 141, Arpeggio Food & Wine, Atlantic Grill, Bar Boulud, Bouchon Bakery, Boulud Sud, Cafe Fiorello, Cafe Luxembourg, Ed's Chowder House at the Empire Hotel, Gabriel's Bar & Restaurant, Il Violino, Jalapeno, La Boite en Bois, Lansky's, The Leopard at Des Artistes, Lincoln Ristorante, Loi, Luce Restaurant & Enoteca, Nanoosh, Nick and Toni's Cafe, Nougatine at Jean Georges, Porter House New York, Rosa Mexicano, Sapphire Indian Cuisine, Shun Lee West, The Smith and 'wichcraft.
The full guide to offerings and prices can be found here.
From Jan. 17 through Feb. 25, the BID has also organized discounts for Fashion Week crew members under its "Crew Cuts" program, which offers 10 percent off most lunches at 18 restaurants in the area.