T's Fashion Editors' Guide to New York – New York Times


T’s Fashion Editors’ Guide to New York

A brief checklist of locations to loosen up, get pleasure from a meal, store a bit — and discover some peace between the exhibits throughout style week (and all the time).

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The bar on the Marlton Resort (left) and a dish at Kosaka (proper).Credit scoreAnnie Schlecter; Sangbum Baek



“Eating places are restricted in West Chelsea (the place many exhibits are held) however Bottino and Cookshop are all the time good and dependable.” 246 10th Ave. — PATRICK LI, Artistic Director

The Marlton Hotel

“After lengthy days at exhibits, it’s most likely my canine I miss most, so it’s nice that he can be a part of me on the pet-pleasant bar right here. They make an awesome negroni and when it’s cool, and it’s good to loosen up by the hearth.” 5 W. eighth St. — DAVID FARBER, Fashion Director, Males’s

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“Morandi is all the time a style crowd spot, however throughout the exhibits, it’s in full pressure. I all the time order the identical factor: peperoni fritti (blistered peppers) and linguine alle vongole (linguine with clams).” 211 Waverly Pl. — D.F.


“The menu modifications each day at this Fort Greene, Brooklyn restaurant. That’s the magic of the place — you could by no means have the identical factor twice, as all the pieces is pushed by the season, in probably the most unpretentious method. The menu is organized by small choices of starters, pastas and predominant dishes, which I discover a pretty facet, since I don’t have to select between too many choices. They all the time do a pasta with beans or fagioli preparation that I like. It transports me again to Italy, together with the best high quality olive oil in each dish. And the bread from She Wolf Bakery is arguably one of the best within the metropolis.” 243 DeKalb Ave. — MALINA JOSEPH GILCHRIST, Fashion Director, Ladies’s



“My favourite sushi chef from Jewel Bako, Yoshihiko Kousaka, opened this superb omakaserestaurant within the West Village final 12 months and sources some menu objects from the well-known Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo.” 220 W. 13th St. — ALEXA BRAZILIAN, Fashion Options Director

Mimi Cheng’s DumplingsCredit scoreNicole Franzen

Mimi Cheng’sDumplings

“Within the East Village, that is for whenever you’re working round however want an incredible, fast snack. It’s run by two Taiwanese sisters, who make one of the best dumplings and scallion pancakes and all the time have nice home-made lemonade.” 179 2nd Ave. — A.B.

El Quinto Pino

“Fashion Week is a time of 12 months that I find yourself in neighborhoods I don’t usually hand around in — like all the West Aspect. Which means El Quinto Pino in Chelsea for fast tapas and a glass of wine in-between exhibits. I’ll additionally discover myself having late dinners on the bar at En Japanese in Chelsea, or Grandaisy (conveniently throughout the road from Spring Studios) for an honest iced espresso.” 401 W. 24th St.— JASON RIDER,Senior Fashion Editor

I Sodi

“I Sodi is a restaurant so small and unassuming that it takes me some time to discover it on the road, even after many return visits. However with a menu crammed with inventively-flavored pastas and easily-grilled meats, it serves nearly my favourite Italian meals in New York. If you will get a desk or, higher but, a spot on the counter, order as a lot as potential (the lasagna, with paper-skinny layers, is very nice) and all the time ask for suggestions.” 105 Christopher St. — ISABEL WILKINSON, Digital Director

Rose Bakery

“There’s nowhere I’d somewhat eat on a comfortable fall day than ​Rose Bakery, on the bottom flooring of the style emporium Dover Road Market. Bundle up, order a pot of tea and a bowl of soup or seasonal quiche, after which browse the flooring upon flooring of style and residential items, from Gucci to Daniela Gregis (a private favourite).” 160 Lexington Ave. — I.W.


David Zwirner GalleryCredit scoreJason Schmidt © 2013 David Zwirner, New York/London

Chelsea Galleries

“Seeing nice artwork is definitely one of many highlights for me throughout New York Fashion Week and this season, quite a few feminine artist exhibits might be on view in Chelsea, like Eva Rothschild at 303 Gallery (555 W. 21st. St.), Ruth Asawa at David Zwirner (537 W. 20th St.)and Beverly Semmes at Susan Inglett Gallery (522 W. 24th St.). — P.L.



“This is without doubt one of the few locations I store. It’s sort of a hippie girls’s clothes retailer in NoLIta, stuffed with batik caftans and clothes. However I'm going there for the distinctive collection of scarves and purses which can be nice for trip (which I additionally find yourself utilizing for work) from small makers like Dragon.” 241 Lafayette St. — A.B.

Books are Magic

“The actual achievement throughout New York Fashion Week is avoiding the scene as a lot as potential, and for me, which means hiding out in Brooklyn, particularly in locations just like the bookstore, Books are Magic, in Cobble Hill. There’s additionally Elsa, Lengthy Island Bar or Henry Public for ingesting; River Deli, Hibino or La Vara for meals. And I like the brand new Image Room that’s opened on Atlantic Avenue for inexpensive prints and graphic artwork.” 225 Smith St. — J.R.

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Perelandra Natural Food Center

“Really my favourite place in New York is Perelandra Pure Meals Heart in Brooklyn Heights, a group haven that’s been round because the ’70s. Ten minutes within the freezing bulk grains and nuts room is my ‘me’ time.” 175 Remsen St. — J.R.

Comme des Garçons

“Paying homage and buying at Comme des Garçons in Chelsea is all the time a style week ritual.” 520 W. 22nd St. — P.L.

Comme des GarçonsCredit scoreCourtesy of Peter Murdock