From an eco-friendly florist to a chic bar, here are your must-sees for post-isolation.
The plush interiors of Veronika within Fotografiska
DINE Veronika, whose name inspiration comes from the patron saint of photography, debuts in Flatiron’s Swedish photo museum, Fotografiska. The restaurant enlisted the help of English chef Robert Aikins, whose dishes include French classics such as foie gras poche and escargot. 281 Park Ave., veronikanyc.com
McQueens Flowers focuses on eco-friendly floral designs and is the only flower company to achieve the Butterfly Mark from Positive Luxury, an award given to brands with the highest level of environmental sustainability and performance.
ORDER For its U.S. debut, London-based luxury flower shop McQueens Flowers brings a wide range of floral services. The company, which has collaborated with high-end brands such as the Courtauld Institute, Vanity Fair and Claridge’s, is also sharing its modern take on floral design with the McQueens Flower School. Outside of the school, try a class at the Moda Operandi Madison Town House, where students will be up to the elbows in sustainably sourced flora. 120 W. 28th St., mcqueensflowers.com
The beverage program at Goodman’s Bar highlights the cuisine with purveyors such as Krug, Arnaud Mortet and Montevetrano.
SIP Bergdorf Goodman is elevating the customer experience with Goodman’s Bar on the second level in the men’s store. Michelin-starred chef Austin Johnson curated a menu full of modern classics, which pair perfectly with master sommelier Dustin Wilson’s global selection of wines. The bar boasts vaulted ceilings, handpainted murals and custom backgammon tables. Men’s Fashion Director Bruce Pask says, “Our goal was to create a discreet, in-the-know hideaway—the kind of place you seek out from locals while traveling or that special recommendation from your favorite globe-trotter.” 745 Fifth Ave., bergdorfgoodman.com
The Onda teacup ($90-$115) on the All place mat ($40) at Society Limonta
SHOP Opening its flagship store in NYC, Society Limonta delivers an abundance of elegant ceramics, tableware and various accents. The Italian homeware store specializes in hand-dyed linens, and organic textiles are on display in the Soho showroom. 78 Grand St., societylimonta.com
Photography by: Veronika photo by Adrian Gaut; McQueens Flowers photo courtesy of McQueens Flowers; Goodman’s Bar photo by Noe DeWitt; artwork © 2019 Niki Charitable Art Foundation, photo courtesy of NCAF Archives; Society Limonta photo courtesy of Society Limonta