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RECIPE: Talk about comfort food. 🧀  <a target="_blank" href="http://instagram.com/hawksmoornyc%E2%80%99s">@hawksmoornyc’s</a>Mac and Cheese dish features 5 different cheeses and a parmesan panko topping that combine for blissful gooey forkful. 🔥

The steakhouse’s Executive Chef,  <a target="_blank" href="http://instagram.com/mattbernero">@mattbernero</a>walks us through how to make the classic dish. 

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RECIPE: Talk about comfort food. 🧀 @hawksmoornyc’sMac and Cheese dish features 5 different cheeses and a parmesan panko topping that combine for blissful gooey forkful. 🔥 The steakhouse’s Executive Chef, @mattbernerowalks us through how to make the classic dish. LINK IN BIO for recipe. 👆
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111Holiday Meal Kit Guide 2021

Holiday Meal Kit Guide 2021

It's Holiday Season! Whether you're having a large or small gathering with friends and family, a little help from neighborhood chefs is always welcomed. We've rounded up holiday meal offerings from district restaurants and bakeries to make your holiday feast stress-free. 

Almond, 12 East 22nd Street, (212)-228-7557
Almond is offering their traditional Suckling Pig Roast on Christmas Eve served with winter sides as well as the full a la carte menu. Call (212)-228-7557 to make your reservations.  

Bourke Street Bakery, 15 East 28th Street, (718)-744-4803
Order some tasty Fruit Mince Pies from Bourke Street Bakery. Filled with apples, raisins, currants, and almonds and flavored with lemon zest, these make for the perfect holiday treat. Looking for a gift? Purchase a Holiday Gift Box for $55 that includes house-made chocolate sauce, jam, granola & seeds mix, and a signature Bourke Street mug & apron.  

COTE Korean Steakhouse, 16 West 22nd Street, (212)-401-7986 
Enjoy Christmas Eve at COTE with a Christmas Feast of Seven Steaks paired with Korean accompaniments from 5 - 11 pm. $142 per person. Make your reservations here

Dominique Ansel Workshop, 17 East 27th Street, (212)-901-1015
Serve a beautiful Bûche de Noël or Yule Log cake from Dominique Ansel Workshop for dessert at your gathering. Three flavors are being offered, including Pistachio Cherry, Chocolate, and Chestnut. Serves 6-8 people. $50 each. Pre-order now and pick up from December 10th-24th. 

Eataly, 200 Fifth Avenue, (212)-229-2560
Pre-order your holiday spread from Eataly to feature salumi and formaggi appetizer platters, meat and seafood cuts, in-house made sides, delectable desserts, or all of the above. Pre-order before December 19th by emailing FlatironPreorders@eataly.com or calling 212-229-2560. 

Il Fiorista, 17 West 26th Street, (646)-490-8240
Celebrate Christmas Eve with a festive and floral family style dinner at Il Fiorista from 5 - 10 pm. $95 per person with an optional wine pairing for $55 per person. Make your reservations here

ilili, 236 Fifth Avenue, (212)-683-2929
ilili is offering a Mediterreanean 3-course prix fixe menu for Christmas Eve from 5 - 9:30 pm. $115 per adult and $40 for children under 12. Make your reservations here

Krispy Kreme, 36 East 23rd Street, (315)-203-7058
Krispy Kreme has announced their Holiday Doughnuts! Featured doughnuts include, Santa Belly, Snowy Sprinkle, Snowman Smile, and Patty Penguin Doughnuts. Enjoy now through Christmas Eve, December 24th. 

Lady M, 1178 Broadway, (212)-452-2222
Celebrate the holidays with cake from Lady M. Serve the seasonal Marron Milles Crêpes Cake layered with whipped chestnut pastry cream topped with powdered sugar and glazed chestunuts. Serves 10-14 people. $110 each. Place pick-up at least 2 days in advance by 12 pm and shipping orders at least 2 days in advance by 10 am. 

maman, 22 West 25th Street, (646)-476-7660
Sip on seasonal drinks and cocktails from maman, including the Torched Chestnut Hot Chocolate, Evergreen Latte, and Sakara x maman Metabolism-Boosting Gingerbread Latte. Pair one of these with a Pecan Sticky Bun. Also, try winter cocktails such as the Sugared Cranberry Spritz, Le Miracle de maman, and Tis the Saison Sangria

Mangia NYC, 22 West 23rd Street, (212)-647-0200
Cater your holiday celebration with gourmet additions to your spread. Highlights from Mangia NYC's holiday menu include, Hors d' Oeuvres for $20.95 per person, Gingerbread Man and Christmas Ornament Cookies, Gingerbread Cake, Cranberry Almond Tart, and Champagne Macarons

Mark's Off Madison, 41 Madison Avenue, (646)-838-8300
Holiday catering menu coming soon!

Milk Bar, 1196 Broadway, (347)-974-4975
Add sweet treats to your dessert spread from Milk Bar's Holiday Shop. Choose from Peppermint Bark Cake, Peppermint Bark Truffles, and Peppermint Pretzel Snap Tins. Enjoy free shipping on orders $75+ now through December 17th. 

Rezdôra, 27 East 20th Street, (646)-692-9090
Join Rezdora for Christmas Eve lunch and dinner and enjoy favorite dishes and festive specials. Make your reservations here

Scarpetta, 88 Madison Avenue, (212)-691-0555
At Scarpetta, celebrate Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with an Italian-inspired dinner from the a la carte menu. Make your reservations here


Thumbnail Photo Credit: Mangia NYC.
Header & Home Page Photo Credit: ilili.

111November News Roundup

November News Roundup

November news highlights include restaurant openings and announcements, new office tenants, and hotel construction progress. Stay in the know with the latest Flatiron News

Restaurants & Bars

District Businesses

Real Estate

 Around the Neighborhood

Header Image Credit: The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad.
Thumbnail Image Credit: Bar Milano via Eater NY.

111Flatiron Foodie: Hawksmoor's Macaroni & Cheese

Flatiron Foodie: Hawksmoor's Macaroni & Cheese

Beloved steakhouse Hawksmoor shares with us their Macaroni & Cheese recipe, which includes a cheese sauce featuring five local cheeses and a parmesan panko breadcrumb topping that combine to create gooey cheesy goodness perfect for a holiday side dish. Executive Chef Matt Bernero walks us through how to make this comfort food classic. "We’ve learned over the years that a stringy cheese pull triggers more pleasure receptors than without. Our macaroni and cheese uses five local cheeses (which you can purchase at Saxelby’s) and delivers a long, stringy pull," says Chef Bernero. 

First established in London, Hawksmoor came across the pond and opened their first US location in NYC this September. Considered one of the best steakhouses in the world, we're delighted to have them in the Flatiron neighborhood. Hawksmoor serves dishes featuring ethically and sustainably sourced ingredients and partners with local American farmers, ranchers, and fishermen. The curated menu includes dry-aged, all-natural, pasture-reared steaks cooked over real charcoal, sustainably-sourced seafood, an array of sides, desserts, and award-winning cocktails. 

Hawksmoor, located at 109 East 22nd Street in the historic United Charities Building, is open for dinner Tuesday-Saturday, from 5:30 pm to 10 pm and the bar is open Tuesday-Saturday from 4 pm - midnight. 

Macaroni & Cheese Recipe

Ingredients:

Cheese Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon of Plain Flour 
  • 1 tablespoon of Unsalted Butter
  • 1/4 cup of Briana Cheese
  • 1/4 cup of Chef's Shred
  • 1/4 cup of Bayley Hazen Blue
  • 1/2 cup of Whole Milk
  • 1/16 teaspoon of Nutmeg
  • 1/16 teaspoon of White Pepper
  • 1/3 teaspoon of Sea Salt

Pasta

  • 8 cups of Water
  • 1/2 tablespoon of Salt
  • 1/2 cup of Tubetti Pasta

Parmesan Panko

  • 3 tablespoons of Parmesan grated on a micro-plane
  • 3 tablespoons of Panko Breadcrumbs

Directions for Cheese Sauce:

1. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in the flour into a smooth pale roux.
2. Cook out the roux for at least 5 minutes moving regularly.
3. Heat the milk to a foamy boil.
4. While whisking the roux slowly ladle the hot milk into it until it has fully incorporated before the next ladle is added.
5. After all the milk has been mixed, continue to whisk the milk for 5-10 minutes until the sauce has thickened slightly.
6. Slowly add the grated Bayley Hazen Blue, Briana and the Chef’s Shred and stir till smooth and completely melted.
7. Once melted and smooth remove from the heat to prevent the sauce from splitting.
8. Season the finished sauce with the salt, ground white pepper and nutmeg.
9. Reserve until needed.

Directions for Pasta:

1. In a large pan, bring 8 cups of salted water to the boil.
2. Once the water is boiling, add 1/2 cup of dried pasta to the water and stir occasionally.
3. Cook out the pasta for approx. 9 minutes or until the pasta is slightly ‘al dente.’
4. Drain pasta from the pasta water.
5. Cool the pasta in cold running water.
6. Reserve for service.

Directions for Parmesan Panko:

1. Mix and reserve. 

Put It All Together:

1. Mix the cooked pasta with the sauce & warm through.
2. When warmed, fold in the diced mozzarella and place the mixture into staub.
3. Top with the parmesan & panko.
4. Bake for 4-5 minutes until top is golden brown but the sauce has not dried out or split.
5. Make sure there is a layer of sauce on the top and bottom of the dish, for a golden brown finish.

Enjoy!

 

Executive Chef Matt Bernero pictured below:

 

111Shopping Deals from Small Businesses

Shopping Deals from Small Businesses

Shop small on Small Business Saturday this Saturday, November 27th, and all holiday season long! Small Business Saturday is a great opportunity to show some love to local businesses in the neighborhood. We're collaborating with businesses throughout the district to offer special deals. Happy shopping! 

bodē nyc, 182 Fifth Avenue, (212)-288-9642
bodē nyc's best class pack deal of the year is here. Live stream deals, 10-packs for $90 ($9/class) and 20-packs for $160 ($8/class). In-studio deals, 10-packs for $180 ($18/class) and 20-packs for $320 ($16/class). To redeem, visit their website here to purchase from November 26th-29th.

The Churchill Tavern, 45 East 28th Street, (646)-922-7744
Enjoy a complimentary drink with any entreé during Saturday brunch until 2 pm. Offer valid now through December 23rd. Present this deal

Flatiron Wines, 929 Broadway, (212)-477-1315
Take $15 off your first Flatiron Wines order of $100 or more when you sign up for their newsletter now through December 31st. 

Gotham Glow1123 Broadway, Suite 417
$10 Off Full Body Tans! Mention "Flatiron Deals" in the comment section when you book your appointment online or when you check out after your appointment. Details

Mangia NYC, 22 West 23rd Street, (212)-647-0200
Enjoy Mangia's organic sourdough pizzas for only $11 (originally $14) now through December 31st. Present this deal

New York Laser Loft, 1115 Broadway, (646)-393-4364
Save on 3 sessions of laser hair removal for a great price. Offer valid now through November 30th. No discount code needed. 

  • $100 for an extra small area
  • $150 for a small area
  • $250 for a medium area
  • $300 for a large area

Poster House Shop, 119 West 23rd Street, (917)-722-2439
Find unique gifts for art and poster lovers this season at Poster House Shop. Save 20% off all purchases in-store and online from November 26th-30th. 

Premier Indoor Golf, 1 East 28th Street, 3rd Floor, (646)-657-0174
Score savings at Premier Indoor Golf with three promotions offered now through December 31st. Offers include:

  • Off-Peak Mondays: Off-peak range prices all day and night. Book to redeem. 
  • Craft Beer Thursdays: All 16oz craft beers are only $7.
  • Fall Fridays Happy Hour: All cocktails and liquor are buy one, get one free all Friday long.

Project Gaia NYC, 57 West 21st Street 
Shop at Project Gaia NYC this holiday season and receive a free gift with purchase! Spend $500, receive one Il Fiorista or MDP Candle. Spend $1000, receive a Knesko Mask, a Love Indus Travel Discovery Set and Te Sana Tea. Spend $1500, receive a Love Indus Moisturizer. Offer valid from November 26th through the month of December while supplies last. To redeem, present this deal at checkout. One-time use per customer. 

Rizzoli Bookstore, 1133 Broadway, (212)-759-2424
Take 15% off of Rizzoli Publication books using promo code: RIZZOLIFLATIRON15%. Offer valid now through December 31st. Shopping in-person? Present this deal and mention the code. 

Sous Vide Kitchen, 119 East 23rd Street, (646)-895-9232
Save 20% off a lunch entreé from Sous Vide Kitchen between 11 am - 4 pm. Offer valid now through January 7, 2022. Present this deal at checkout. 

Standard Dose, 1145 Broadway, (212)-547-9453
Take 25% off everything at Standard Dose. Valid from November 25th-29th. 

sundays nail studio, 51 East 25th Street, (646)-998-5711
Find the perfect gift for nail polish enthusiasts at sundays nail studio. Shop online for 20% off site-wide, free ground shipping on orders $65+, and 15% off studio gift cards with promo code: Blackfriday.  

Taïm, 64 West 22nd Street, (212)-966-7364
Try Taïm's Holiday Mezze Trio. Enjoy any three mezze pints for $20 or any three mezze quarts for just $40, a $25 savings. Order online. Offer valid now through December 31st. 

WTHN, 20 West 22nd Street, (646)-558-9846
Give the gift of wellness from WTHN. Recieve 10% off acupuncture and cupping sessions with promo code: FD10. Offer valid now through December 31st. 

111Celebrate Hanukkah in Flatiron

Celebrate Hanukkah in Flatiron

Celebrate Hanukkah with family and loved ones this year with district restaurants. We've rounded up local restaurants with Hanukkah offerings perfect for your gathering. 

Dough Doughnuts, 14 West 19th Street, (212)-243-6844
Dough Doughnuts recently became Certified Kosher and is offering Chocolate Halva Filled, Vanilla Custard Filled rolled in Orange Sugar, Apricot Jam Filled, Raspberry Jam Filled, and Nutella Sufganiyot Doughnuts. Order now for pickup or delivery. 

Mark's Off Madison, 41 Madison Avenue, (646)-838-8300
Mark's Off Madison is offering a Hanukkah catering menu featuring Potato Latkes, Estelle's Chicken Soup, Grandma's Chopped Chicken Liver, Whole Roasted Organic Chicken, My Mother's Brisket, Sides, and Jelly Donuts. Available for pickup and take-out from Tuesday, November 30th-Saturday, December 4th from 11:30 am - 9 pm and Sunday, December 5th from 11 am - 4 pm. Fill out your order form here and email it to susan@marksoffmadison.com. 

Hill County Barbecue Market, 30 West 26th Street 
Treat your family to a Whole Smoked Brisket from the barbecue experts. 

Seven Grams Caffe, 76 Madison Avenue, (212)-779-0777
Stop by Seven Grams Caffe for some delicious baked goods for Hanukkah. Offerings include Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Bread, Olive Oil Cookies, and Hanukkah-Themed Gift Boxes. Free nationwide shipping for online orders over $55 and in-store pickup available. 

Zucker's Bagels & Smoked Fish, 40 East 23rd Street, (212)-228-5100
Enjoy a Holiday Bagel Brunch for 6 from Zucker's and stock up with Zucker's Kosher Bagels Two Baker's Dozen package. Full catering spreads also available featuring a variety of breaksfast platters. 

Header Image Credit: Zucker's Bagels & Smoked Fish
Thumbnail Image Credit: Mark's Off Madison

111Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership's 15th Annual Meeting Recap

Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership's 15th Annual Meeting Recap

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership held its 15th Annual Meeting & Community Reception on Tuesday, November 9 on the rooftop terrace at Cure (345 Park Avenue South), Deerfield Management’s new healthcare innovation campus. With the theme “Moving Forward,” the meeting showcased the Partnership’s work to sustain Flatiron and NoMad’s vitality through the pandemic and beyond. The occasion marked the Partnership’s first in-person annual meeting since 2019, following last year’s virtual event.

“The past year has been filled with stops and starts, optimism and skepticism, but we are ultimately moving forward together with real hope on behalf of the people like you, who continue to believe in this neighborhood as premier location in which to live, work, play, and do business,” said Partnership Executive Director James Mettham in his State of the District presentation.

Mettham highlighted signs of resiliency and recovery in the district, including dozens of new business openings, new real estate developments, the return of visitors and employees, and rising pedestrian counts on the Flatiron Public Plazas. He also outlined the Partnership’s current and upcoming initiatives, including expansion of the BID’s boundaries which will nearly double the size of the Partnership’s service area in 2022.

Jane Gural-Senders, Vice Chair of the Partnership’s Board of Directors, kicked off the proceedings by welcoming the 125 attendees and 44 people who watched remotely on Zoom. Additional speakers included New York City Council Member-elect Erik Bottcher who affirmed his commitment to working closely with the Partnership, and Deerfield’s Chief Partnership and Communications Officer Karen Heidelberger, who illuminated the impact Cure will have by bringing innovative companies, cutting-edge jobs, and programming to the district.

After electing members to its Board of Directors and approving the FY 2022 budget, the Partnership presented its annual awards. Recipients included Gail Duke of New York Life Insurance (Robert B. Frankel Chairperson’s Award); Miguel Perez of Home Depot (Partnership Award); Emily Weidenhof, Jessica Cronstein, and Kyle Gorman of the New York City Department of Transportation’s Public Space Unit (Partnership Award); Officers Arlyn Zapata and Eric Demery of the NYPD 13th Precinct (Outstanding Service Award); and Adel "Benny" Ben-Brika and Moussa Diouf from the Partnership’s Clean Team (Outstanding Service Award).

The program was followed by a community networking and cocktail reception catered by CxRA.

>> Explore our digital 2021 Annual Report: Moving Forward