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Hutong New York and The Shanghai Bar & Lounge

The Ultimate Manhattan Experience

By Marsin Mogielski 

 


On a brisk New York City evening, my Uber pulls over on 57th Street between Park Avenue and Lexington. A large reflective metal door with beautifully designed door handles welcome me in. Inside I see fashion designer Frederick Anderson, pr-guru Anna Rothschild, celebrity fitness star Isaac Boots, socialite and philanthropist Jean Shafiroff, Extra tv correspondent Carlos Greer, and the gorgeous Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin. I greet my friends whom are in great spirits.

Candace Bushnell attends the opening of Shanghai Lounge and Candace Bushnell’s birthday at Hutong in New York, NY on December 8, 2022 (Photo by David Warren /Sipa​ USA)
Ruth Miller, Marsin Mogielski, Robin Cofer and Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin attends the opening of Shanghai Lounge and Candace Bushnell's birthday at Hutong in New York, NY on December 8, 2022 (Photo by David Warren /Sipa​ USA)Frederick Anderson attends the opening of Shanghai Lounge and Candace Bushnell's birthday at Hutong in New York, NY on December 8, 2022 (Photo by David Warren /Sipa​ USA)Jean Shafiroff attends the opening of Shanghai Lounge and Candace Bushnell's birthday at Hutong in New York, NY on December 8, 2022 (Photo by David Warren /Sipa​ USA)Gregory Pellitteri attends the opening of Shanghai Lounge and Candace Bushnell's birthday at Hutong in New York, NY on December 8, 2022 (Photo by David Warren /Sipa​ USA)Carlos Greer and Anna Rothschild attend the opening of Shanghai Lounge and Candace Bushnell's birthday at Hutong in New York, NY on December 8, 2022 (Photo by David Warren /Sipa​ USA)

Just imagine yourself moving along the sounds of energetic music being played by one of the hottest DJs in the city. The lights are dim, the art deco elegance is top-quality and very detail oriented. As you turn around, you end up dancing with the Sex and The City goddess herself, Candace Bushnell while she is celebrating her birthday with some of the most fabulous people Manhattan has to offer.

You head towards the bar and reality star Ramona Singer orders you a cocktail, and then you follow that up with a glass of champagne. You head to your table to savor exquisite cuisine, but just as you sit down you notice Cuba Gooding Jr. surrounded by friends and grooving to the same sounds that touched your spirit . . . and life feels great.

You start with the truffle shiitake and wild mushroom bao dim sim, rose champagne shrimp dumplings, followed by the roasted peaking duck with pancakes, and try to make room for the aromatic beef rib in lotus leaf. Your friends order the branzino poached in a delectable chili broth with wild mushrooms, osmanthus tea, and you ask for another glass of Luxardo Maraschino. The chic crowd gathers at The Shanghai lounge and bar area, the music continues as the Manhattan social scene networks, dances, and enjoys the night until the wee hours of the night. It feels like you are in an episode of Sex and The City, when everything seemed oh just so fabulous. This is the place that will make any event a hit, from a birthday celebration to impressing your Valentine. Yes, that was an experience one could only have at Hutong New York and The Shanghai Bar & Lounge.

Beautiful night celebrating Lunar New Year festivities with @louisxiiicognac at @hutongnyc with Nicky Hilton, @zannarassi @oscardelarenta @kimoraleesimmons @tinachencraig

 

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