01/11/2012 at 06:00 AM EST
Designer Stella McCartney
celebrated the opening of her New York flagship store in Soho with her closest (celeb) pals – and a meat-free menu specially designed by Mario Batali
and Liv Tyler
spent a lot of time talking together at the event, which also featured a Perrier-Jouët champagne fountain. The vegetarian dinner was playfully served on miniature boats, which floated through a customized table moat that also featured ice sculptures of New York City landmarks and a Manhattan skyline backdrop.
Other guests at the bash: newlyweds David Lauren and Lauren Bush Lauren
, who chatted with L.A. Reid
and his wife, and and Kristen Wiig