Another week, another social calendar to keep you in the know when it comes to New York’s vibrant food, fashion, and wellness scenes– oh and everything in between. Whether you’re passionate about giving to those in need or trying to turn inward and reflect on your wellbeing, we’ve got you covered. Below are events that have caught our eye this week. We hope to see you around town!
Start your week off right with a good meal that does good. Enjoy a delicious dinner tonight between 5 to 9:30 p.m. at Australian eatery Banter NYC, and 25 percent of your bill will be donated to New York Cares, the the largest volunteer network in NYC. 169 Sullivan Street, New York, NY
Want to treat yourself to an extra-special meal? Then head to dinner at The Beard House, a fine-dining eatery in James Beard’s former home that regularly hosts multi-course meals from celebrated visiting chefs. Tonight’s chef is Kate Williams, a leading luminary of the Detroit dining scene. Enjoy a delicious dinner that reflects Williams’ signature nose-to-tail approach to cooking featuring dishes like steak tartare with smoked oyster aïoli and rye, beet soup with sesame and mustard, and lamb with blackened onions and cardamom. 167 W. 12th Street, New York, NY
Happy National Hot Chocolate Day, Bitches! If you feel like celebrating this tasty holiday, head to Haven Rooftop, located on top of the Santuary Hotel. The rooftop bar has been transformed into a cozy ski chalet and is serving up Peppermint Cream Hot Chocolate for the holiday. Made with Baileys Irish Cream, Crème de Cacao, Crème de Menthe, chocolate syrup, and milk, this delicious drink is buy one, get one half off today. 132 W. 47th Street, New York, NY
Steak lovers, head to the Museum of Food and Drink tonight for an evening of all-you-can-eat steak and all-you-can-drink beer. In conjunction with chef Josh Stokes and food entrepreneur Franz Aliquo, MOFAD is hosting a gluttonous beefsteak dinner from New York’s past. 62 Bayard Street, Brooklyn, NY
Kick off the weekend with a dose of history and fashion at FashionSpeak Fridays. This week’s special guest is Cindy De La Hoz, author of “Sophia Loren: Movie Star Italian Style,” who will take you on a journey through Loren’s illustrious career, filmography, and personal style. “Sophia Loren: Movie Star Italian Style” will be available for purchase at this free event. To RSVP, email RSVPFashion@thenationalartsclub.org. 15 Gramercy Park S, New York, NY
Is taking it easy one of your New Years resolutions? Well you’re in luck because Madewell has teamed up with L’Ecole Des Beaux Arts to host a series of workshops designed to help you stay chill in 2018. Today at the store’s 5th Avenue location, there will be three different events: The Scented Wardrobe with Sacha Dunn of Common Good, Essential Oil Alchemy with TaraMarie Perri, and Astrology Readings with Sandy Sitron. 115 5th Avenue, New York, NY
It’s a short month, so make it your mission to brunch at least once every weekend in Feb. Recently we reviewed Spring & Varick in SoHo and Brigitte on the Lower East Side. Both brunches were definitely worthy of a visit when you find yourself Downtown. Simple decor and and hospitable staffs left the NYC Bitches delighted. Tag us in your Insta pics when you have the chance to visit!