Last night Richie Notar and restaurant partners Jim Pallotta, Jon Krasner and Michael Barrett hosted a preview party at Harlow restaurant, located on East 56th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues. The party was attended by Naomi Campbell, Nicole Miller, former model and Studio 54 regular Bethann Hardison, Matt Lauer and wife Annette Roque, Martha Stewart, Bo Dietl, Ron Burkle, Fern Mallis, Dana Hammond, Tony Shafrazi, Peggy Siegal, Jonathan and Lizzie Tisch, Rosanna Scotto, Alfred and Sophie Portale, Helen Schifter, Gillian Miniter and Jonny Podell.
The scene was set by the restaurant’s original 1930s décor, which includes dramatic chandeliers and stained glass windows. Guests enjoyed hors d’ouevres such as scallop crudo, lamb meatballs and oyster po’ boys from the restaurant’s menu. Cocktails included a signature Old Fashion customized using Monkey Shoulder Scotch, a house made smoked brown sugar and HellaBitters Wormwood.