Opening Shot: Legacy Records Is New York's Most Exciting New Restaurant

The team behind local favorite Charlie Bird unveils a stylish, multiconcept venue designed by Ken Fulk in Hudson Yards that is an early front-runner for restaurant of the year.

Opening Shot is a column that peeks inside new hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops with interiors to drool over. Happy scrolling. 


Location: New York

Designer: Ken Fulk, San Francisco

On offer: A first-floor Mediterranean restaurant awash in emerald tones, and a mahogany-and-gold cocktail lounge overseen by the East Village stalwart PDT.

Standout features: Named after a recording studio that once stood on the same real estate, a perpetual hip-hop soundtrack plays on the speakers and the upstairs bar showcases artist Chris Luxs oversize mural referencing Marvin GayeI Want You album cover.

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