By  on February 6, 2019

Ralph Lauren has been in the hospitality business for 20 years, dating back to the opening of his first restaurant, in Chicago, in 1999. Since then he has famously opened flagship restaurants in Paris, New York and London. But did you know that, in addition to the monstrously successful Polo Bar on Fifth Avenue, he also has an intimate little café in New York? Ralph’s Coffee opened in December, in his women’s store on Madison Avenue.

Opened as a holiday-season pop-up in the intimate salons on the store’s 72nd Street side, there’s as yet no closing date due to its instant popularity. “We looked at coffee shops up and down Madison Avenue, and wanted to offer something different,” Lauren said on Tuesday, during a store visit. “We didn’t advertise. I like to keep things where it’s a surprise.”

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