Eat and Drink French food market Le District now open at Brookfield Place By GEORGIA KRAL April 1, 2015 12:25 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email French food lovers now have an Eataly-style marketplace to fulfill all their needs (and dreams). It's called Le District. Located inside Brookfield Place in Lower Manhattan, it's the newest addition to the mall cum food court cum gathering place for nearby office workers. There are palm trees in the indoor courtyard, and Tory Burch and Diane von Furstenburg stores. Upstairs is Hudson Eats. But Le District is a culinary world unto itself. It just opened today, but some areas are still slated to open in the coming days. Take a look around... 225 Liberty St., ledistrict.com The Cafe District Photo Credit: GEORGIA KRAL Grab a cappuccino when you first enter Le District. Also in the Cafe District: made to order waffles and crepes, macaroons and tarts and much more. The Market District Photo Credit: GEORGIA KRAL This area of Le District features a fromagerie, boulangerie, rotisserie, bouchierie and poissonnerie, as well as a gorgeous bar in the middle of the room. Guests can pick up cuts of meat, D'Artagnan chicken or fish to take home, or can have it cooked on site and delivered to them while they enjoy a glass of wine at the bar. Have a post-work drink, pick up a steak for dinner and then stop into the Garden District... The Garden District Photo Credit: GEORGIA KRAL Specialty groceries are featured in this section of Le District, which is set to open within the next week or so. Fresh produce, prepared foods like Boeuf Bourguignan as well as a salad bar will be featured. The salad bar will morph into a chocolate mousse bar at 4 p.m. every day. YES. The Restaurant District Photo Credit: GEORGIA KRAL Beaubourg Brasserie and the Bar are now open. Beaubourg offers both casual and classic French cuisine, from escargots to to steak and moules frites and the Bar is a clubby room with comfortable banquettes and mood lighting. Both will offer outdoor seating (for 250) directly on the Hudson River in the warmer months. Also opening soon is L'Appart, an intimate chef's table concept. Pick up some flowers Photo Credit: GEORGIA KRAL Local TriBeCa florist Flowers by Yasmine brings color and freshness to Le District. Pick up a bouquet before heading home for the night, or to a goodbye party. Enjoy a cocktail or a glass of wine... Photo Credit: GEORGIA KRAL What is the best thing for the center of a room filled with food? A bar, naturally. Sandwiches... and POUTINE Photo Credit: GEORGIA KRAL A new addition to the Market District is poutine service. Because of course people want poutine! Beaubourg Brasserie Photo Credit: GEORGIA KRAL Beaubourg's Chef de Cuisine is Fabrice Renaudin and the chef is Nicolas Abello. Jordi Vallès is the Executive Culinary Director of Le District. La Cure Gourmande Photo Credit: GEORGIA KRAL The only United States location of this French candy shop is located at Le District. Each time they open in a new city, they make a cookie tin for that place. New York! Sweets and treats Photo Credit: GEORGIA KRAL More from La Cure Gourmande... Specialty salts... Photo Credit: GEORGIA KRAL Because sometimes you need pink salt! Condiments galore Photo Credit: GEORGIA KRAL Pickled vegetables, fancy ketchup and more await. Macaroons and pastries Photo Credit: GEORGIA KRAL Classic French desserts are available in the cafe district. By GEORGIA KRAL Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Manhattan is now home to a swanky new mall, Brookfield PlaceLet's go to the mall! Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.