Prepare yourself for a different kind of night at the museum.

By Elyse Inamine
Updated: May 24, 2017
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Ignacio Mattos and Thomas Carter are at it again.

After opening restaurant blockbusters Estela and Café Altro Paradiso in New York City, the hip chef-somm duo have embarked uptown to The Met Breuer, among Paul Klee paintings and Diane Arbus photographs, to debut their latest project: Flora Bar and Flora Coffee.

At the bar, the focus is seafood, like San Diego whelks and tuna for flax seed-studded tartare, and the wine list highlights "fresher, younger, more ethereal" wines, according to Grub Street. Next door, the coffee bar will have pastries, sandwiches to-go and hot Parlor Coffee.

Reservations are up for grabs now, so snatch 'em while they're hot (and still there).

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