Cuisine and cocktails
Interior designer celebrates new restaurant with samba action at high-energy Carnaval
Creative director Nina Magon of Contour Interior Design recently celebrated the opening of 51fifteen Cuisine and Cocktails, which her firm designed, with a Brazilian-themed Carnaval inside the restaurant located at the new Saks Fifth Avenue.
More than 300 guests attended the party, dubbed "Carnavale de 51fifteen," where they danced to the music of Mango Punch, thrilled to the gyrations of samba dancers from LD Dance Company, and took park in a silent auction, with such raffle items as a B&B Italia chair. Ticket sales and proceeds from the silent auction items benefited the Houston charity Dec My Room.
Spotted in the crowd were KHOU’s Chita Johnson, who emceed the evening, Donae and Rob Chramosta, Dec My Room founders Susan Plank and daughter Kendall Plank,MichaelPlank, Carrie Colbert,Duyen Nguyen, Anais Nguyen, Marie Dang, Todd Ramos, Sneha Merchant, Sydney Dao, David Peck, Maryam Afshari andJames Khreibani, Misti Pace-Krahl, Adrian Duenas, Bill Stubbs, and Angel Rios.