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10 Hot Spots to be Fashionably Fed

10 Hot Spots to be Fashionably Fed

From Simon Doonan to Viktor & Rolf, 10 of fashion’s kingpins spill the beans on their favorite restaurants.

The Dutch designers like brine with their dine in Paris.PRUNIER
16 Ave. Victor Hugo
The designers feast in this legendary art deco oyster-and-caviar brasserie, which offers seafood delicacies like king crab ravioli and Breton sole belle meuniàre. "It has an incredible interior, especially the private room on the first floor, which is good for a dinner party."

For more of Viktor & Rolf's Paris hot spots, click here.

The creative director of Barneys New York reveals his Greenwich Village fave.SOUEN
28 E. 13th St.
New York City
(212) 627-7150

"I adore its low-fat macrobiotic desserts and often see Parker Posey enjoying healthy fare there."

For more of Simon Doonan's New York City hot spots, click here.

The sibling duo behind the eponymous label that dresses the rugged men we love dish on an L.A. sushi secret.SHINTARO SUSHI
1900 N. Highland Ave., Suite 5
Los Angeles
(323) 882-6524

This low-key strip-plaza sushi joint features a full bar and serves the freshest fish without a fuss: tasty and unpretentious. Order the albacore sashimi with crispy onion.

For more of the Burkman Bros. Los Angeles hot spots, click here.

Fashion twosome Steven Cox and Daniel Silver inject humor -- and precision -- into their menswear and Brooklyn into their bellies.JAMES
605 Carlton Ave.
(718) 942-4255

Brooklynites adore this romantic and comfortable Prospect Heights spot. "They have the best shrimp risotto and crème brûlée," Silver says.

For more of Cox's and Silver's Brooklyn hot spots, click here.

The designer of the rocker label Libertine spills on 90210.MARIPOSA
9700 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles
(310) 975-4350

Ladies who lunch but prefer something more laid-back than the Ivy grab their ni?oise salads here. Decorated with Calder tapestries, this little gem is tucked in the lower level of Neiman Marcus.

For more of Hartig's Los Angeles hot spots, click here.

The cofounder of Opening Ceremony is a Chinatown junkie.AN CHOI
85 Orchard St.
New York City
(212) 226-3700

Near the Chinatown border on the Lower East Side, this "awesome Vietnamese restaurant has great pho" (beef and noodle soup). The d?cor is a mash-up of Ho Chi Minh City modern glamour and Saigon street-cart kitsch.

For more of Leon's New York City hot spots, click here.

The bespoke menswear designer has high fashion in his genes ?- and French on his tastebuds.LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES
37 Canal St.
New York City
(212) 777-7518

A taste of Tangiers on the Chinatown border, this lively and vibrant French colonial bistro is a hidden gem. "My favorite dish is the bozo-bozo," says Azzuolo, "And it has the best bread in the city."

For more of Azzuolo's New York City hot spots, click here.

Editors and stylists for Spanish fashion magazine Hercules have a taste for the clandestine.DRY MARTINI
Airbau 162-166

"Hidden behind the storage room of this cocktail bar is a clandestine, well-kept restaurant. But you must book far in advance. There are very few tables."

Founders and publishers of Fantastic Man and Butt take vodka with their coffee.CAFÉ OOSTERLING
Utrechtsestraat 140

The very Dutch, century-old bruin café (brown bar) doubles as a liquor store and is very handy for late-night gin or vodka runs. "Also, there?s no music in this bar, which is a relief."

For more of Gert & Jop's Amsterdam hot spots, click here.

Joe Haller and Ian Hannula met more than 10 years ago on a dance floor. Now they reconvene in the Mission.CHOW
215 Church St.
(415) 552-2469

This city staple, located in the Mission District, has great food, good prices, and a super-cool waitstaff.

For more of Nice Collective's San Francisco hot spots, click here.

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