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The Definitive Guide to Eating Your Way Through Fashion’s Night Out

Milk Bar's Gold Gilt Ganster cookie, tonight only.

Milk Bar's Gold Gilt Ganster cookie, tonight only.

With nearly 1,000 retailers participating in Fashion's Night Out tonight, most New Yorkers will be focused on shopping, shopping, shopping. But for food lovers, it's a citywide snacking party, with hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, and sweet treats available from dozens of shops, restaurants, and party-ready food trucks. Take a quick break from swiping your debit card and fuel up on treats like a Milk Bar "Gold Gilt Gangster" cookie from Band of Outsiders, a Victoria Beckham–themed slushie from the Kelvin Natural Slush Co., or a full Shake Shack block party at Tory Burch. Read on for our pick of the best fashionably delicious events — or better yet, print it out and carry it with you as you wander the city tonight.

BURGERS AND BULLDOG GIN
Where: 3.1 Phillip Lim and rag & bone
What: Van Leeuwen Ice Cream and BLT Go Burger Trucks, plus cocktails by Bulldog Gin
When: 6 to 10 p.m

WHISKEY AND PORK BUNS
Where: Andaz Fifth Avenue, 485 Fifth Avenue
Who: Jeffrey Steingarten and David Chang
What: An artisanal whiskey tasting accompanied by Momofuku food
When: 6 to 9 p.m.

GOLDEN COOKIES
Where: Band of Outsiders
Who: Christina Tosi
What: Momofuku Milk Bar's Christina Tosi will indulge shoppers with the limited-edition "Gold Gilt Gangster" cookies — buy one and get a free T-shirt.

SWEET TREATS
Where: Barneys, Ninth Floor
Who: Bob Sendall
What: Sample chocolate treats from Bob Sendall's Toffee Taboo Sculpture
When: 7 to 9 p.m.

FROZEN SLUSHIES
Where: Bergdorf Goodman
Who: Alex Rein, Victoria Beckham, and Sarah Jessica Parker
What: Kelvin Natural Slush Co. will be parked on 58th Street to serve its all-natural frozen slush beverages. Customers can mix and match flavors, or create their version of the Posh Slush and Slush in the City.

A FASHIONABLE FLIGHT OF BITES
Where: Betel
Who: Adam Woodfield and Mary Zayaruzny
What: A flight of three signature Betel bites and three cocktails designed by mixologist Mary Zayaruzny

LOBSTER AND SWEET TEA
Where: Bloomingdale's
Who: Morimoto and David Burke
What: A cooking demo by Iron Chef Morimoto and VIP lounge hosted by David Burke, where Southern Sweet Iced Tea cocktails, mini-crab-cakes, lobster summer rolls, and prosciutto-wrapped asparagus will be served.

BEER AND PIZZA
Where: Brunello Cucinelli
What: Keste pizza and Moretti beer
When: 7 to 11 p.m.

AN UMBRIAN EVENING
Where: Brunello Cucinelli, 683 Madison Avenue
Who: Andrea Tiberi
What: Star Umbrian chef Andrea Tiberi will prepare signature dishes and share secret recipes.
When: 7 to 11 p.m.

CUPCAKES
Where: Crumbs, all locations
What: A limited-edition chocolate and vanilla Fashion's Night Out cupcake
When: Sold tonight through the end of Fashion Week

CANDY COCKTAILS AND COUTURE DRESSES
Where: Dylan's Candy Bar
What: Candy cocktails and candy-couture dresses designed by Savannah College of Art and Design students
When: 7 to 10 p.m.

OLD-FASHIONEDS AND HOT DOGS
Where: Eponymy
What: Old-fashioned cocktails from local bar Weatherup and food from Bark Hot Dogs
When: 6 to 11 p.m.

DEATH AND DUMPLINGS
Where: Helmut Lang
What: Rickshaw Dumplings and cocktails from East Village speakeasy Death & Co.
When: 6 to 11 p.m.

VODKA AND BOULUD
Where: Henri Bendel
What: Daniel Boulud's Feasts & Fêtes catering, Svedka cocktails, Vitaminwater, Zero bars, and Starbucks VIA Flavored Coffees.
When: 6 to 9 p.m.

COFFEE AND CREPE CAKE
Where: Issey Miyake
What: La Colombe coffee van, Milles Crepes by Lady M and cocktails
When: 3 to 11 p.m.

CUPCAKES, AGAIN
Where: Juicy Couture
Who: Supermodel Karlie Kloss
What: Cupcake decorating with super model Karlie Kloss
When: 6 to 8 p.m.

EVEN MORE CUPCAKES
Where: Korres Natural Products
What: Antioxidant-infused cocktails and cupcakes with natural ingredients
When: Noon to 11 p.m.

CONEY ISLAND TREATS
Where: Laura Lobdell Jewelry
Who: Patrick Connolly
What: A special menu of Coney Island delicacies and chef Patrick Connolly's take on Nathan's hot dogs
When: 7 to 9 p.m.

CUPCAKES YET AGAIN
Where: Lord & Taylor
What: Tastings from Cupcakestop.com, Street Sweets, Treats Truck, and Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream
When: 6 to 11 p.m.

RED ROOSTER BBQ
Where: Macy's
Who: Marcus Samuelsson and Tommy Hilfiger
What: Red Rooster’s Marcus Samuelsson handles the bites and cocktails, while Tommy Hilfiger hosts a barbecue tailgating event.
When: 6 to 11 p.m.

CUPCAKES, THIS TIME FOR CHARITY
Where: Magnolia Bakery, all locations
What: Limited-edition Fashion's Night Out cupcakes, portion of proceeds go to New York AIDS Fund

CUPCAKES FROM A SOCIALITE
Where: Miu Miu
Who: Aden Wohl
What: Cookies and cupcakes by pastry chef and gal about town Arden Wohl
When: 6 to 10 p.m.

VIETNAMESE SNACKS
Where: Occulter by Black Sheep and Prodigal Sons
What: Free cocktails and snacks from An Choi Vietnamese Eatery
When: 6 to 7 p.m.

GUERRILLA ICE CREAM
Where: Odin
What: Guerrilla Ice Cream created at Brooklyn Brewery Brown Ale and honey-flavored ice cream for Fashion’s Night Out
When: All evening

SHOCKINGLY, CUPCAKES
Where: Only Hearts
What: Cupcakes from Little Cupcake Bake Shop
When: 6 to 10 p.m.

FANCY STREET MEAT
Where: Opening Ceremony
Who: April Bloomfield
What: The Breslin Bar & Dining Room will take chef April Bloomfield's food to the street, serving a menu of casual eats from a truck on Broadway at 29th Street.

THE SCOOP
Where: Scoop NYC
What: Free scoops from the Van Leeuwen Ice Cream Truck to the first 200 shoppers
When: 5 p.m.

TAPAS Y MAS
Where: Sol de Ibiza
Who: Bob Sendall
What: Hors d'oeuvres catered by Solera Restaurant, Spanish tapas, and Champagne
When: 7 to 9 p.m.

FRESH-SHUCKED OYSTERS
Where: The Crangi Family Project
Who: Philip Crangi and Costello Tagliapietra
What: Raw bar with oysters being shucked
When: 6 to 8 p.m.

DONATELLA DISHES
Where: Tod's
Who: Donatella Arpaia
What: Chef Donatella Arpaia will cook recipes from her new cookbook.
When: 7 to 9 p.m.

COCKTAILS AND CANAPES
Where: Topshop
What: Cocktails and canapes
When: 6 to 11 p.m.

SHACK ATTACK
Where: Tory Burch
What: A Shake Shack barbecue block party
When: 7 to 9 p.m.

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