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Fashion's Night Out is less than a week away, and the list of participating stores goes on and on. To help you decide your itinerary for the evening of September 6, we've pulled together a series of Top Ten countdowns. Yesterday, we looked at the best musical performances; now, here's a glimpse at the food.
Fish and chips via Shane W. Thompson/Shutterstock
The food options at this year's Fashion's Night Out festivities go beyond the run-of-the-mill cupcake-and-Prosecco line-up. Instead, you'll have your pick of things like lavender-flavored ice cream, fish and chips, and cookies made by Karlie Kloss. After the jump, we've listed the ten best places to eat—whether you're looking for a light snack, a desserts, or something that will come close to a full-blown meal. Go on and get hungry.
10. Blackberry Gelato Pops at Jo Malone
Jo Malone's new fragrance line, Blackberry & Bay, was created based on childhood memories of blackberry picking in England. They'll be celebrating the September launch with berry gelato pops and other similarly flavored treats. 946 Madison Avenue, 6pm.
9. Bathtub Gin and Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream Truck at L'Occitane
L'Occitane is taking customers to its birthplace of Provence with cocktails and ice cream flavors inspired by the South of France—lavender, orange blossom, and jasmine. Enjoy them all during your complimentary hand massage. 170 Fifth Avenue, 6pm.
8. Dominique Ansel Bakery at Issey Miyake
In honor of the designer's fall/winter Mineral Miracle collection, try some custom crystallized mini éclairs. According to the press release, the bakery is kind of a big deal: Time Out NY named it the "Best New Bakery of 2012" and called its owner one of the "Top Ten Pastry Chefs You Need to Know." 119 Hudson Street, 6pm.
7. Georgetown Cupcakes and the Teaologist at Molton Brown
Get quintessentially British at this party hosted by the made-in-England bath and body chain, where fascinators will be handed out to celebrate new hair products. They'll also have Georgetown Cupcakes and herb-infused mocktails by the Teaologist. 128 Spring Street, 6pm.
6. Saint Ambreous at Brunello Cucinelli
Get your Gossip Girl on at this Upper East Side affair featuring Madison Avenue bakery Saint Ambreous. Champagne and a live jazz show by the Julliard School will be added to the mix, and 10% of sales will benefit the nonprofit Pajama Program. You may also want to head down to the brand's party on Bleecker Street, where there will be Neapolitan-style pizza by Keste and cold beer by Moretti. 683 Madison Avenue, 6pm.
5. Karlie's Kookies at DKNY
Karlie Kloss partnered with Momofuku Milk Ba on a limited-edition line of cookies. You'll be able to try some at DKNY, where they'll be served by her and model friends Jourdan Dunn and Toni Garnn. Proceeds will be donated to Lauren Bush's FEED organization. Did we mention that she'll also be there, showing the DKNY x FEED capsule collection?420 West Broadway, 6pm.
4. The Mulberry Project and NYC Food Trucks at Henri Bendel
If you're not totally distracted by the Cirque du Soleil show on the ground level, head up to the third floor to enjoy a spread from the best of the city's food trucks and drinks by Mulberry Project. Cupcake Vineyard's Prosecco will also be available, along with Smartwater samples to keep you hydrated. 712 Fifth Avenue, 6pm.
3. Brooklyn Soda Works and Blue Marble Ice Cream at Comme des Garcons
Like a root beer float, Comme des Garçons will combine soda and ice cream for one sweet treat. DJ Ansoni will be providing beats, and anyone who spends $250 or more will get a free box of Comme incense. 112 Tenth Avenue, 6pm.
2. Tito's Vodka, Brooklyn Brewery, and Crif Dogs at Bird
Rather avoid the mob scene in Manhattan? The Williamsburg outpost of Bird will be hosting an art opening, the launch of exclusive designer collabs, and a few ways to get you a little drunk. Though they're not installing a secret phone booth like the one at Crif's, you can expect the same promise of a hotdog hangover the next morning. 203 Grand Street, Brooklyn, 6pm..
1. Ted Baker Fish & Chips Truck
Ted Baker will dole out the traditional British snack from a food truck parked in front of their Fifth Avenue flagship. A head maid and butler will greet you into the store, where you'll find some true-Brit cocktails, sticky toffee pudding, and music by British DJ Kieran Taylor. 585 Fifth Avenue, 6pm.