NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - The restaurant scene in New York City is getting a taste of Paris with one of the most chic restaurants in France opening up a location at Saks Fifth Avenue.
L’Avenue at Saks, designed by Philippe Starck, marks the first and only venture for the eatery outside Paris.
"It's a great place. It's beautiful... and the food is fantastic," said manager Alessio de Sensi.
The restaurant also boasts desserts by Pierre Hermé pâtissier from France, the only location of it's kind in the U.S.
The Le Chalet Bar and Lounge is accessed through the restaurant. It opens at 5 p.m. and closes at Midnight.
L'Avenue at Saks, located at 8 East 50th St., is open 11 a.m.- 11 p.m. On Sundays, the restaurant closes at 10 p.m.