3 Restaurants, 3 Outfits: Your Gourmet Game-Plan!

All week long, we've been skipping the Pad Thai and hitting speed-dial on the daily for Energy Kitchen or Just Salad. Dinner? Uh, we've been heading straight to the Lean Cuisine section even if that Nutella is screaming at us louder than a Harry Potter Howler. It's summer, and we gotta slow our food roll during the week. But, oh haaaay weekend, diet game over. We're ready to pig out, gourmet-style, which is why we think this glam grub-list will have you calling for reservations faster than you can say "I'm hungry." Thank us after the post-gym visit—we know you're focused on that meal, so we've put in the extra time and cooked up an outfit for each of our three editor-approved spots. And they're really, really good and really, really different: Harlem's hottest comfort-food and a super-glam Soho rooftop bar that serves up bellinis to the downtown pretty committee both made the gradew. Hold the dressing for one more day, why don't you?
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Mary Queen of Scots
As the name suggests, this LES restaurant and bar isn't short of UK influences, from the tartan upholstered booths and chairs (the same pattern used by both McQueen and Vivienne Westwood) to a menu that's got distinctly non-Manhattan fare. Indeed, citizens from a majority of the Commonwealth of Nations will find something they recognize: Tandoori Spiced Foie Gras is a couple dishes above Highlands Smoked Salmon and King Prawn Fish and Chips. And kilt-wearers know it's serious when there's over 100 scotches on tap. To get you tippling in Brit-approved style, our suggested ensemble mines Alexa Chung, with a sparkling dress from English retailer AllSaints made less formal with a lace blouse thrown on top and a color-popping bag. And the shoes are just rad, no matter what country you live in.

115 Allen Street (at Delancey Street); 212-460-0915.

Above, clockwise from top left: Jessica Simpson Bella Faux Leather Crossbody Bag, $42, available at Nordstrom; AllSaints Isis Mini Dress, $205, available at AllSaints; rag & bone, Alexandria Lace-up, $265, available at rag & bone; Alice + Olivia Haylen Lace Flutter Blouse, $275, available at Alice + Olivia.
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Red Rooster Harlem

Acclaimed chef Marcus Samuelsson's award-winning eatery way uptown is contemporary comfort food at its very hautest—Shrimp & Red Grits and Mac and Greens (umm, New York Cheddar, Gouda and Comte cheeses, orecchiette pasta and collard greens) weren't being served by Jessica Simpson in The Dukes of Hazzard. Our outfit doesn't have denim-cutoffs either. Instead, we're allowing for a little waist expansion in flared jeans teamed up with a casual-glam look that won't mind a few stains. You ready wedges...
310 Lenox Avenue (between 125th and 126th streets); 212-792-9001.

Above, clockwise from top left: Madewell Silk Sandbank Tank, $89.50, available at Madewell; Sephora by OPI, $9.50, available at Sephora; H&M Leather Belt, $14.95, available at H&M; J Brand Love Story Petite, $187, available at Anthropologie; Giles & Brother, $225, available at Giles & Brother; Jeffrey Campbell Harlow Sandal, $164.95, available at Nordstrom.
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A60
While we've long been fans of 60 Thompson Hotel's downstairs dining spot, Kittichai, who knew you could snack at the rooftop' s semi-private bar? The new Thai Tapas selection has standouts like Duck Tacos and fresh watermelon seasoned with chili salt and lime, though in all honestly we're saving our calories for cocktails—a Kumquat Margarita or their signature bellini (Charles Lafitte Rosé, Stoli Razberi, fresh berries) could hit the spot with today's Chopt'd order. Because those sunset views are on-point for a sexy date night, our pieces are deliberately enticing: Sheer paneled shirts and phallic shaped necklaces? Oh my. The Ikat-printed shoes also match the new Ikat accent pillows, if you're into that kind of thing.
60 Thompson (Spring and Broome streets); 212-431-0400.

Above, clockwise from top left: T by Alexander Wang, $210, available at Kirna Zabete; Alexis Bittar Crystal Encrusted Gold Single Snake Necklace, $122.50, available at Alexis Bittar; Topshop Royal Blue Silk Shorts By Boutique, $76, available at Topshop; NARS Velvet Gloss Lip Pencil, available at NARS; Aldo Kemler Heel, $80, available at Aldo.
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