“To Connect” (Romani derived text ~ PHandi-mata)
Fandi Mata seeks to enchant each guest through an evocative journey blending craftsmanship with global influences, from its Mediterranean inspired cuisine to its artisanal mezcal bar 'Little Oaxaca' on the mezzanine.
Bringing back heartfelt hospitality to Brooklyn, Fandi Mata delivers an escapist experience in a warm and familial setting.
Led by the nomadic spirit which yearns for new discoveries, Fandi Mata collaborates with local artists, designers & businesses that celebrate craftsmanship, unique design & diverse culture.
We invite you to explore these partnerships below.
ART EXHIBITION: ROSS PINO
Fandi Mata introduces the beginning of an an immersive art exhibition curated to enrich your dining experience while highlighting the talents of local artists.
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Featured artist: Ross Pino is an American artist born in Albuquerque, NM, currently living in NY. Pino started his painting journey in spring of 2018 in a way to cope through the hard times that he was facing in his life. Throughout this therapeutic journey of him reinventing himself, and searching for his inner child, he found his voice in juxtaposing the light and the darkness, good and evil, up and down, right and wrong, yin and yang, etc. fully aware that he is still a fairly new artist he is developing his work and enjoying this wonderful artistic journey.EXPLORE
Dyphor New York is an independently owned and operated custom build and interior design showroom. The owners, Francesca and Ahmad DeShae, have been designing, manufacturing, and importing uniquely selected furniture for 20 years with which they curate and design for personalized spaces both residential and commercial. Whether it be exotic woods honed into bold modern pieces or hand crafted goods sourced from the artisans that created them, Dyphor is a treasure trove of strikingly authentic design. We are proud to say we have established long term relationships with our suppliers to bring only the best offerings and high quality directly to you.EXPLORE
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Fandi Mata's gorgeous foliage and tropical oasis aesthetic is courtesy of the talented Floresta - a local floral design studio, founded by Carlo Bermúdez, that offers high-end floral art alongside outstanding personal service. They specialize in a wide range of romantic arrangements that incorporate natural and vintage notes. From a small floral bouquet to a large-scale event or wedding, their specialists create floral designs that honor the spirit and natural beauty of the flowers.EXPLORE
AGOWA is a brainchild of two young senegalese ALIOU and FATOU, founded in 2014, New York. In Senegal, baskets weaving is a tradition that has been passed down for generations to women in rural villages to generate income. AGOWA baskets are created with meticulous attention to detail and are crafted respecting the traditional Senegalese Wolof weaving. Their team in Senegal works directly with more than 100 women across 15 remote villages in Thies. AGOWA is committed to working closely with the women to expend their creative horizons while still preserving the craftsmanship and hand making techniques.EXPLORE
N.T.T.E. (Nada Termina Todo Evoluciona) which means "Nothing Ends, Everything Evolves" is part of founder Paolo's journey to a beautiful spiritual growth were the love for the old gives life to the new and present. The four dots represent Air, Fire, Water & Earth.
Paolo is styling only Quality Vintage Rare Hats in western weights and every hat is unique and inspired to a bohemian rock life style catering to rebellious ROCKERS, free HIPPIES ,adventurous GYPSIES who share the love for travel and the addiction to the Urban Jungle.EXPLORE
Founded by Israeli designer Maor Cohen, M.Cohen’s bold aesthetic is rooted in eclecticism and craftsmanship. Inspired by exotic cultures, foreign landscapes and rich materials, the brand has become in one of the best kept secrets in the industry and has gained a strong celebrity follower base including Johnny Depp, Gerard Butler, Chris Hemsworth, Jared Leto, Mark Wahlberg and Robert Downey Jr.
M.Cohen’s style is grounded on the concept of layering. From bracelets to necklaces and everything in between, each piece is designed to be an honest expression of its wearer. The collection is entirely produced in Los Angeles and combines raw and precious elements like gold, silver, brass, leather, pearls, beads and gemstones.EXPLORE
CASS & SAFF
Inspired by Grasse, the perfume capital of the world and a true hub for fragrance makers, Cass & Saff is a small craft soap brand looking to give back to the community. At the beginning of every month they choose a shelter to donate to; for every 2 soap items purchased, 1 soap item will go into the 'soap bank.' Then they tally up and build a care package at the end of the month.EXPLORE