Little Mad, a Korean-American spot lead by Executive Chef Sol Han opens on 110 Madison Avenue. The Korean-American menu is made with French and Italian techniques featuring beef tartare with shiitakes, soft shell crab, and Shin Ramyun-inspired crispy duck noodles with umami foam (via Time Out New York).
Cote lands a spot of “19 Places to Find Refreshing Frozen Cocktails in New York City” (via Eater NY).
Mister French will relocate from Lower East Side to 14 East 21st Street this September. L’Adresse opened their second location at 1184 Broadway offering contemporary American fare of burgers and seafood dishes (via Real Estate Weekly).
Local restaurants Cote and Milu were featured on the “Restaurants Are Upping Their Soft Serve Ice Cream Game in NY” list (via Thrillist).
Danny Meyer, Restaurateur and CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, Eleven Madison Park, and other spots have required all employees to get vaccinated to work. Additionally, customers too need to be fully vaccinated to dine (via Washington Examiner).
NuLeaf, a “plant positive” restaurant, opens its first of two locations on 23 West 23rd Street (via Time Out New York).
Star pastry chef Eunji Lee has signed on with Hand Hospitality Group to open a pastry shop near the Flatiron Building. Details about the shop, including its name and exact address, are still under wraps. The pastry shop is slated to open in February of next year (via Eater New York).
Harry Potter NYC flagship store debuted two immersive Virtual Reality experiences. Fans can enjoy flying over Hogwarts in Wizards Take Flight and explore the school in Chaos at Hogwarts (via Yahoo! Entertainment).
The James NoMad offers 10% discount for every night guests can go without their phones to incentives “digital detox”. The discount comes with a package featuring mediation and yoga classes (via Business Insider).
The Ritz-Carlton Residences plans to launch sales the first week of August and open later this year. The hotel building features 16 homes on the penthouse floors and will feature a culinary program by José Andrés, and access to the gym, spa, and rooftop bar (via Architectural Digest).
Flexport a freight and customs firm moves in at 50 West 23rd Street 4th floor. The space conisists of nine conferences rooms, eight breakout rooms, six phone booths, and a kitchen (via Commercial Observer).
Flatiron Building owners filed a petition with New York State Supreme Court to sell the property ( via Real Estate Weekly).