John Bartlett

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Iconic menswear designer, John Bartlett, proves vegans can have just as much fun. The two-time CFDA award winner came onto the menswear scene in 1992 and has been a revolutionary designer ever since. Here the fashion mogul takes us through his ideal food day…

Describe your ideal food day…

I am vegan so my ideal food day consists of plant based yumminess and very healthy all green juices and young coconut water.

What’s your favorite spot for a power lunch?

I eat everyday at Village Natural. My power lunch consists of a black bean burger, salad and an avocado…kind of boring but delicious.

What’s your drink?

I live for a great martini…

What’s your go-to recipe?

I make a mean kale salad with massaged avocado and black olives.

What’s the restaurant you just discovered?

Candle 79 on Lexington and 79th is my new favorite. It has the best vegan cuisine I have ever experienced.

Favorite brunch spot…

I dont do brunch.

What’s always necessary when you’re entertaining?

Prosecco and black olives

Favorite spot to mix business and pleasure…

Morandi. I have my breakfast meetings there once a week.

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