NYC GLOBETROTTER GUIDE - FIGUE

New York Fashion Week is in full swing, and to keep you in the loop with the locals we asked Figue designer and avid jetsetter Stephanie Von Watzdorf to share her favorite downtown haunts for eating, drinking, and relaxing.

New York Fashion Week is in full swing, and to keep you in the loop with the locals we asked Figue designer and avid jetsetter Stephanie Von Watzdorf to share her favorite downtown haunts for eating, drinking, and relaxing.

 

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What is your favorite place in NYC for coffee?

My favorite place for coffee in NYC is definitely Irving Farm, they have several locations. I usually get their iced coffee with skim milk.

 

71 Irving Pl, New York, NY (212) 995-5252

 

 
What is your favorite spot for cocktails, early evening? Late night?
I love La Bottega at the Maritime Hotel. It's like my second living room! Hotel Americano is another one of my favorites. I also love La Esquina and Pulqueria - they have great tequila selections.  
 
La Bottega: 363 W 16th St, New York, NY  (212) 243-8400. Hotel Americano: 518 W 27th St, New York, NY(212) 216-0000. La Esquina: 114 Kenmare St, New York, NY (646) 613-1333. Pulqueria: 11 Doyers St  New York, NY (212) 227-3099.
 
 
 
 
 
What is your favorite neighborhood joint for a quick dinner?
I always go to Trestle on Tenth - I love their steamed fish and they have some great wines.
 
242 10th Ave  New York, NY (212) 645-5659
 
 
What is your favorite place for a celebratory dinner with friends or clients?
My go-to place is Cafe Select downtown - they have a great fondue room. I love Indochine for celebrations.
 
Cafe Select: 212 Lafayette St  New York, NY (212) 925-9322. Indochine: 430 Lafayette St, New York, NY (212) 505-5111.