According to an invite, those lucky enough to have landed on the guest list to tomorrow’s preview will be treated to some “delicious, fresh, simple” food courtesy of head chef Aaron Taber, who has previously worked at Grindhaus and June Wine Bar. Cocktails, natural wine and frozen drinks will be served by Berg’n general manager Jen Watson, who will be the director of food and drink at 180 Tenth.
The High Line Hotel’s gothic-style building with a Parisian-style courtyard was once a seminary built in the 1800s by Charles Haight and is now a Federal Historic Landmark. The hotel’s previous garden restaurant, Alta Linea, looked something like this:
Eric Demby, co-founder of Smorgasburg, wrote in the friends-and-family invite that “the space is gorgeous and maybe even a little fabulous (at least for me),” but declined to offer details when contacted. The High Line Hotel is also keeping the restaurant under wraps for now. It was expected to open to the public at the end of the month, according to the hotel’s website.