Get your French on at the Sofitel Hotel New York City
Story by Christopher J Davies, photos supplied by the Sofitel NY
Bastille Day is a significant holiday on July 14 in France which honors the Anniversary of the Fall of the Bastille in Paris on July 14, 1789. New York's 4-Star Luxury Sofitel Hotel is conveniently located between 6th and 5th Avenues in midtown. The hotel pampers guests with French charm and cuisine. Room rates on July 14 are lower than usual, starting at just $269 for a queen!
The Sofitel is pulling out all stops to celebrate Bastille Day, which coincides with the hotel's 23rd Anniversary.
Bubbles & Frites: Indulge in the exquisite Bulles et frites aux truffles at Mademoiselle Gaby Bar, priced at just $23. This delightful offering features the executive chef's famous parmesan and truffle fries paired perfectly with Mumm champagne. Available from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., this experience is to be noticed.
New Summer Cocktail: For those seeking a different flavor, savor the Gaby Darling, Sofitel's limited summer cocktail. This twist on the classic Caipirinha combines gin with fresh ginger and jalapeno, creating a refreshing and spicy delight.
Restaurant Week Menu: During French Restaurant Week, from July 10 to July 16, Gaby Brasserie will feature a special $60 prix fixe dinner. This menu showcases the rich flavors of French cuisine, transporting diners on a culinary journey like no other.
ONION SOUP GRATINÉE
HEART OF ROMAINE CAESAR SALAD (V)
Spiced sunflower seeds, parmesan, confit tomatoes, seven-grain croutons, Caesar dressing
PAN-SEARED STRIPED BASS
Sugar snap peas, asparagus, aromatic jasmine rice, citrus beurre blanc
DEMI POULET RÔTI
Wild mushrooms ragout, cauliflower-potato gratin, roast chicken jus
FRENCH APPLE TART (V)
GIANDUJA CHOCOLATE TARTLET, MACARON (V)
For more details, visit: https://www.sofitel-new-york.com/
French Restaurant Week New York City: July 10 to 16, 2023
Here is a chance to dine at eighteen participating NYC French Restaurants with special prix-fixe menus. Favorite dishes will include classics, and modern takes, such as French onion soup, Escargots, Foie Gras au Torchon, Duck Leg Confit, Braised Rabbit, Moules Frites, and homemade ice cream, choux, or fondant au chocolate.