Hispanic & Latinx-Owned Businesses in Flatiron & NoMad
National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 through October 15. We recognize and honor the histories, cultures, and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. To celebrate local Hispanic & Latinx-owned businesses, we’ve created a roundup of Flatiron & NoMad-based spots to support.
Comodo, 23 Lexington Avenue, (212)-475-1924, Reservations, @comodonyc
Comodo, a Latin American restaurant led by husband-wife team, Executive Chef Felipe Donnelly and Wine Director Tamy Rofe, offers dishes inspired by Chef Donnelly’s Colombian roots and childhood spent in Spain, Brazil and Mexico. Comodo opened last year in the Freehand New York Hotel and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch in a rustic-chic interior.
Cosme, 35 East 21st Street, (212)-913-9659, Reservations, @cosmenyc
Founded in 2014 by Chef Enrique Olvera, owner of Pujol in Mexico City, Cosme creates contemporary, delicious Mexican cuisine. The upscale restaurant features dinner and brunch made with local and seasonal ingredients from the Hudson Valley and surrounding area, as well as a robust cocktail program.
Devoción, 25 East 20th Street, (718)-285-6180, @devocionusa
Devoción was launched in 2006 by Colombian-born Steven Sutton, offering some of the freshest coffee. By working directly with hand-selected farm partners in Colombia, Devoción’s quick export process has sourced beans, roasted and served, just 10 days after leaving origin. Enjoy a tasty cup in a beautiful, plant-filled atmosphere.
OL’DAYS, 1165 Broadway, (917)-261-5250, Reservations, @oldaysusa
The inviting farm-to-table café, OL’DAYS, was established in 2014 by sisters, Martina and Juliana Fracchia, and longtime best friend, Camila Basigalup, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Inspired by their family traditions of hospitality while growing up in Bella Vista, Corrientes, the trio opened OL’DAYS, offering a range of delicious plates.
Rëzo Salon, 226 Fifth Avenue, (917)-409-0292, Book Appointment, @rezosalon
Rëzo Salon was founded in 2018 by Nubia Rëzo, master hairstylist, curl specialist and educator with 40 years of experience in the hair industry. Born and raised in Colombia, Nubia moved to the U.S. in 1975 before training with top brands. In 2011, Nubia developed and introduced the signature rëzoCut, celebrating all curl types and hair textures.
Zaytinya, 1185 Broadway, (332)-249-8160, Reservations, @zaytinya
Spanish chef and humanitarian, José Andrés, has several restaurant concepts, including his latest, Zaytinya, in the newly opened Ritz-Carlton New York NoMad. Zaytinya draws on Chef Andrés’ years of research and travel throughout the Mediterranean. Featuring Turkish, Greek and Lebanese cuisines, Zaytinya is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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