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Midtown's newest lobby lounge

Aside from a brisk Fall chill in the air, the first day of October also marked the opening of Forty-Four, the new lounge/bar located within the lobby of the iconic Royalton Hotel

Forty-Four's world-class beverage program was developed by a global, all-star cast of bartenders known as "The Cocktail Collective."  With a focus on both pre and post-prohibition classics, there will also be a handful of exclusive signature items, including a custom boutique barrel program and, brace yourselves for this one, a modern punch-bowl menu!  And if that wasn't tantalizing enough, Forty-Four has partnered with Organic Avenue who, on a daily basis, will provide the freshly-squeezed, organic juices used to power each cocktail. 

Click *here* to view the beverage menu.

Complimenting the fabulous cocktail menu will be a lengthy array of heavy hors d'oeuvres and plates created by Chef Scott Ekstrom, formerly of Daniel and Oceana

Click *here* to view the food menu.


Picholine introduces *new* dining options

As an alternative to its stringent prix-fixed menus, Michelin-starred "Picholine" has very recently added the following:

Click on each of the bullet-pointed hyper-links below to view!

"We really wanted to focus on flexibility within fine dining.  By providing more options, we give our guests the ability to select the experience of their choice, whether it's pre-theatre or post-theatre, lunch or dinner, special occasion or a quick bite in the bar," says Chef Terrance Brennan.

For more information, including new hours and location, please visit Picholine's website by clicking *here.*

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