Black raspberry cocktail made with Effen Vodka; Cheese from Murray’s, Seared steak on cheese puff cracker, and lots of pastries at DIFFA
Last night I was invited to attend Cocktails by Design hosted by DIFFA within Architectural Digest Home Design Show at Pier 94 in New York City. This was a fundraising cocktail event that mixed interior design with some food from a few local restaurants and vendors like Murray’s Cheese, The Lambs Club and Buddakan and a few others, with wines from La Crema, and vodka-based cocktails made with Effen.
Here’s a couple of photos of interiors and table settings that I found beautiful or interesting:
Futuristic and the utensils are made of wire
The most outlandish and eclectic table design I’ve seen (with details of Elizabeth Taylor, Steve Jobs, Michael Jackson and Tintin’s seats)
This architectural design show is worth schlepping to the far edge of west Manhattan and this party was a different crowd compared to the food-centered ones I’m used to (in a good way, since they appreciate and express art and creativeness in a different medium).
To view more photos of my visit, please click through the slideshow (or view my Flickr set):
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Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA)
Architectural Digest Home Design Show