Indochine

If these walls could talk, they’d have a book full of stories. Hence Indochine: Stories Shaken and Stirred, the recently published book celebrating 25 years of this timeless classic. Since 1984, Indochine has been an amalgam of tropical-bordello décor, French-Vietnamese cuisine and a playground for artists and celebrities. Between the iconic banana leaf wallpaper, black and red wicker chairs and glamorously eclectic crowd that mixes on a nightly basis, your first step inside might feel like entering the Dynasty era. Tease your palate with refreshing spring rolls and a crisp cocktail like the Cucumber and Chili Martini. Surrender to the grilled salmon marinated in teriyaki plum sauce or the vegetarian assortment – a delight for even the most carnivorous appetites. Additionally, Indochine offers a special three-course course menu, a meal created to enjoy before attending a show at the Public Theater across the street: it includes an appetizer, entrée, dessert and coffee and is available from 5:30 -7 pm.

 

For more on Indochine, click here to read our feature on GrandLifeHotels.com.

What the locals are saying
Jennifer Zuccarini CEO and Designer, Fleur du Mal

it’s so New York, and so sexy. I mainly eat vegetarian and for years I ordered the vegetarian plate but they changed the menu recently, so now I like the Crispy Bean Curd.

Natalie Kates Art Curator, GrandLife Hotels & Founder, Style Curator Inc.

I always order the spicy steak salad and a Lychee Martini