“The quietness and the proud look of it; nothing very bad could happen to you there. If I could find a real-life place that’d make me feel like Tiffany’s, then – then I’d buy some furniture and give the cat a name!” Holly Golightly, Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Today, Audrey Hepburn would walk into an unexpected actuality at Tiffany & Co.. The freshly renovated Home & Accessories department wow’s with a new signature touch- The Blue Box Cafe. A fourth floor dining experience where literary fanatics and movie buffs of the Truman Capote classic can now have breakfast, lunch, dessert or tea at Tiffany’s.
Buzzing about the iconic 5th Avenue store, the 57th street cafe is akin to any other sought after movie-esque moment; idyllic in concept but just shy of expectation when dipped into reality. Approaching its two month mark, the liquor license is arriving any day now. Though superfluous, a glass of champagne or wine would round out the already picturesque moment
The prix fixe priced menu reads $29 for breakfast, $39 for lunch and $49 for Tiffany tea, all ranging in an assortment of tastes. Upon arrival guests are swiftly informed that each person must place an individual order. For an early meal the portions are suitable, yet for dinner they disappoint in size. The iconic Blue Box Celebration Cake goes for $36, comfortably serving four persons two fold, and promises to be the envy of Instagram. Covered in Tiffany Blue icing and a white chocolate bow, it is as much an indulgence as it is a bragging right.
Walking distance from the likes of several Michelin-Starred restaurants, The Modern, Caviar Russe and Aquavit to name a few, this boxed jewel isn’t making any culinary headlines, nor does it need to. Rather, it is the feeling of being immersed in an emblematic elegance that only Tiffany can produce- Amazonite stone walls, plush armchairs, and purchasable china.
Already synonymous with quintessential New York, especially during the sparkling holiday season, Tiffany’s has reinvented itself as the place to dine among diamonds. Generations of past and present are sure to recognize the flagship stores latest endeavor as a Must Do Experience in the city of dreams.
Reservations are currently being taken on Resy 30 days in advance, at 9AM sharp. Seating times range from 10AM through the last seating at 7:30PM, dependent on the day.