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Where to Eat & Drink in Style During New York Fashion Week

September 5, 2014
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by Billy Lyons

Bar URBO: Like certain outfits, select cocktails are classic, none more so than the the old fashioned. To celebrate the time tested conversation piece, the bar will offer the select drink for $12 through September 11, and offers a full menu of casual fare like mini lamb burgers for those looking to escape the Times Square scene for awhile. (212-542-8950)

Betony: In honor of Fashion Week, the restaurant is bringing back its special Coco Chanel cocktail for guests in need of a tasty spritz. The Champagne based drink includes a mint leave garnish rolled gently in Chanel No. 5, and can be paired with the restaurant's special Fashion Week dessert: a strawberry sweet inspired by the red outlines of Christian Louboutins. (212-465-2400)

Blue Ribbon Sushi Izakaya: For $50, guests can enjoy a five-course menu designed specifically for Fashion Week attendees. Special dishes include pork chop with honey chili sauce and mochi ice cream, with a glass of sake and yuzu-hi available for an additional $15. (212-466-0404)

David Burke fabrick: Instead of wearing food unintentionally, guests can opt for a dessert crafted after the Hermès Birkin bag. Known as the "Burke-n'-Bag" Executive Pastry Chef Zac Young's edible accessory is made out of chocolate hazelnut and accompanied by a raspberry ganache and scoop of vanilla bean ice cream. (212-302-3838)

Gran/Eléctrica​: Brooklyn fashionistas can rejoice in the continued popularity of hipsterness here with a $45 five course menu, not to mention a sweet backyard garden. Pork tacos, a roasted chicken mole, and coconut flan are a few of the options we can find, with plenty of margaritas on hand to toast a new season of trendsetting. (718-852-2700)

Le Bilboquet: Models and every day trend setters alike can enjoy a unique post-runway cocktail at this Upper East Side bistro. Inspired by the famed Parisian fashion destination, the orange flavored vodka based Avenue Montaigne will be available throughout the week. (212-751-3036)

Lincoln Square Fashion Plate Prix Fixe: A collection of Upper West Side restaurants are banding together to offer a variety of specials for visitors through September 11. Offers include a cocktail flight at Mandarin Oriental New York's Lobby Lounge and MoBar, with Tavern on the Green offering a two course lunch prix fix for $24 on weekdays.

The Butterfly: Michael White's Wisconsin supper club is ready to show some midwestern pizzaz with a $50 three course menu, which includes a choice of a select signature cocktail. Guests can opt for cheese curds, buttermilk fried chicken, or a patty melt, while a paloma and highball are a few of the options to get the conversation going. (646-692-4943)

The Wayfarer: For $45, diners can enjoy a special menu which includes trendy seasonal choices like summer gazpacho and Amish chicken. The offer will be available throughout Fashion Week for both lunch and dinner service.  (212-691-0030)

Wallsé: Through September 12, Kurt Gutenbrunner's West Village Austrian will offer a $75 five course tasting menu. Courses include scallops with heirloom tomatoes and Icelandic cod, with wine pairings for an additional fee also available upon request. (212-352-2300)

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