Your Perks: 1) Exclusive seats to Locanda Verde’s Trufflepalooza—a decadent evening of truffles and wine on January 20. 2) 40% off ridiculously handsome leather-and-tweed bags from England. 3) 30% off scientifically perfect underwear. Yes, it exists.
Things to do for January 16, 2014
Sexy Hot Pots, Cashmere and Vino
The weekend: unexpected but graciously accepted.
Sexy Hot Pots. Repeat: Sexy Hot Pots.
In just a few short moments, you can no longer claim you haven’t heard of an aphrodisiac hot pot. Got oyster, uni, scallops and other stuff in it, and it’s at Maison O. Finally, the name makes sense.
Swaddle Yourself in This
The good folks at Palmer Trading Company and Alex Mill are clearing out space in their respective stores for spring clothing. In January. Consequently, you can now procure the kind of flannel button-downs and cashmere jackets you want to be wearing today. Live in the now.
The Greek Eataly
Things Greece is known for:
—Spectacular infused olive oils
—The world’s best yogurt
—Drinkable and edible grape products
Things this new Greek market specializes in:
You’d Regret Not Getting a Bag Here
Vintage Filson bags: the Holy Grail of the casual-luggage world. And there are scores of them available, for two little hours, at this SoHo vintage shop on Friday. You could pass these beauties down to your grandkids... theoretically.
What Else Is New
Two New Wine Capitals of New York
If you want wine: The new restaurant at Loews Regency has 700 bottles and a menu from the
folks behind Sant Ambroeus.
If you want some more wine: The real-life Bordeaux Wine Council and the folks behind Millesime have brought a lot of a certain kind of grape to this NoMad spot.