Midtown’s newest food hall, The Hugh, opened up to the public last October on Lexington Avenue.
The stylish food hall, which was previously only open on weekdays, first expanded their hours for weekend dining and entertainment in March and there’s tons of exciting upcoming programming to look forward to!
The Hugh houses 15 incredible restaurants and bars, offering global cuisine including Jumieka NYC, Kazunori, Alidoro, Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co., Mah Ze Dahr, Teranga and more.
Their new weekend dining program will bring exciting entertainment and activities to the food hall like cooking classes, tastings, trivia night, live music and more!
“We’re excited to officially open The Hugh on weekends and welcome neighborhood families and friends for fun-filled happenings throughout the year,” said Anna Castellani, President and Founder of Local Culture Management who curated the The Hugh’s restaurant selection. “We know families and residents are always on the lookout for things to do and we wanted to create dynamic experiences with something for every age.”
Here are some upcoming events to mark on the calendar:
Presto Parties – Saturdays June 11, June 18 (1pm – 2pm)
Jazz Nights – Thursday, June 16, Wednesday, June 22, Thursday, June 23, Wednesday, June 29, and Thursday, June 30 (5pm -8pm); Free
Geeks Who Drink Trivia – Tuesdays June 21, June 28 (7pm – 9pm); Free
PDA Slice Shop Pizza Class! – Email firstname.lastname@example.org for availability and reservations (11am – 8pm); Price varies
Stretching an entire city block, The Hugh was designed by Bentel & Bentel and Home Studios “inspired by piazzas across the globe.” The inviting space features tons of greenery, a skylit atrium and vibrant murals.
The hall has even been dubbed “the best food hall in NYC” by popular TikTok account @sistersnacking.
For the entire list of upcoming happenings and events, see here.
Where: 157 East 53rd Street
When: Monday – Friday (7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.), Saturdays (8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.) and Sundays (8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.) starting March 26.