Mark the transition into the bustling holiday season with these November amusements.
Destined to make any traveling experience easier, most Corroon bags are made from lightweight, waterproof and stain-resistant canvas. Almost all of the line’s totes, accessories and luggage can be personalized, making them the perfect gifts for friendly get-togethers and important occasions alike. The Big Daddy tote is the brand’s best seller. Available in either black or tan leather and with olive or navy handles, you can make it your own for wherever the season takes you.
Erika Chou and Doron Wong, the pair behind favored Lower East Side Thai eatery Wayla, present their latest venture: Japanese-Italian restaurant Kimika. The sophisticated new spot houses a lush outdoor patio for dining and cocktails, as well as takeout and delivery. Executive chef Christine Lau has crafted a menu that features locally sourced produce and dishes that fuse Japanese and Italian cuisines, including the soy butter bigoli and eggplant katsu. 40 Kenmare St.
Clean, dermatologist-approved skincare brand Alder New York has introduced three new sets for the perfect pampering experience. The at-home facial gift set is the ideal holiday present for the skin enthusiast intent on achieving a soft, glowy complexion. Even those less familiar with skincare techniques can delight in the essentials gift set; featuring effective everyday basics, it’s bound to fit seamlessly into any routine.
For more than 20 years, Michelin-star restaurant Caviar Russe has served as a go-to spot for New Yorkers with a predilection for, of course, quality caviar. This month, its Madison Avenue location will expand to include a new gourmet retail store and caviar and raw bar on the ground floor. Customers can taste the fresh seafood classics at the bar and lounge seating areas and, afterward, peruse the shop for caviar accessories and other products such as truffles, smoked salmon and foie gras. 538 Madison Ave.
Photography by: Food photo by Evan Sung; photos courtesy of brands