Over the years, Liz Claman has been one of the foremost female faces of business reporting. In a male-dominated field, the newswoman has led the way, breaking a number of stories. She debuted on Fox Business Network with an exclusive interview with Berkshire Hathaway CEO and legendary investor Warren Buffett. Thenewswoman has worked at Fox Business Network since 2007.She is the popular anchor of Countdown to the Closing Bell (3 p.m. EST) and co-anchor of Fox Business (4 p.m. EST) alongside David Asman.
Her quick wit and unique perspectives have made her a respected voice in the world of business reporting. Dubbed “The Red Fox” of Fox, Claman is as celebrated for her beauty as her brains. But don’t let that mislead you. As she has famously asserted, “I’m not some delicate flower…I’m more like a Venus flytrap.”
Although based in New York, Clamanwas born and raised in Los Angeles. She graduated University of California, Berkeley, and is undoubtedly still a California girl at heart.Here, she shares her haute secrets to LA living.
Where were you born ?
Daniel Freeman Hospital in Inglewood, CA
How long in Los angeles:
22 years, but I still consider it my true home!
Financial News Anchor and Correspondent for the Fox Business Network
Café Roma, Beverly Hills. It’s like a cozy neighborhood haunt for me.
Hayama on Sawtelle. They’re low-key but they’ve got this amazing fire pit you can sit around. You’d never know you’re four seconds from the 405.
Best Ethnic Food:
Does Jewish deli count? Nate ‘n Al’s
Madeo on Beverly Blvd.
Best place for late night dining:
Nobu, Malibu at Cross Creek.
Susie Cakes on San Vicente. Everything is homemade.
Best place for a romantic date:
Il Cielo. You’ll think you’re in Tuscany.
Best Sunday brunch:
The Ivy on Robertson. Can’t go wrong.
I’m old school. The Troubadour
Best place for a power business meeting:
The Bel Air hotel for breakfast. Their artisanal granola is to die for.
All-around favorite spot in Los angeles:
Hiking in Temescal Canyon. The quintessential outdoor Zen experience
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
Beverly Hills Hotel. Such a classic. And that Martinique wallpaper with the huge green banana leaves transports you back to old Hollywood in the ‘40’s.
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
Fred Segal on Melrose
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches:
only buy estate and Sheila Goldfinger is thee guru (sheilagoldfinger.com) in LA
Favorite Charity Event:
Simon Wiesenthal Center annual gala
Favorite Cultural Event:
Anything at the Hollywood Bowl
Favorite Cultural Institution:
The Music Center, specifically the Mark Taper. Their productions are phenomenal
Mastro’s, Beverly Hills
Pizzeria Mozza on Melrose. Thin crust, super-fresh mozzarella
Porta Via in Beverly Hills. Have the wild mushroom and spinach lasagna and ask for an extra side of marinara sauce.
Best Gym/Athletic Facility:
No gym, I go running. My route is Sunset at Doheny, west to Whittier, north to Lexington, back down to Sunset by Maple Drive, then back home. About 4 miles long and I get to scrutinize everyone’s landscaping.
Massage by Flora. She’s amazing, makes house calls. 310 985 0924
Best Limousine/Driving Service:
Diva Limousine. Their drivers are kind and professional
LA County Museum. I’ll never forget seeing the King Tut exhibit there when I was a kid.
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore:
La Brea Tarpits. That fake Mammoth-in-distress never gets old.
Best aspect of Los Angeles