Lizzie Grubman is the famed PR guru leading the charge of the eponymous Lizzie Grubman Public Relations firm. As a long-standing member of New York’s elite high society, her finger is not only on the pulse of what is hot in the city right now, but is directing the movers and shakers on the hautest venues for dining, shopping, and more. Find out what she lists as some of her favorite places that make Manhattan one of our favorite cosmopolitan cities.
Where were you born ?
How long in New york:
My whole life
Upper East Side
Publicist and talent manager
It depends because I have a lot.
Sushi Yasuda and Nobu
Best Ethnic Food:
Chola for the Indian food.
There are so many and I can’t play favorites: Babbo, Scalinatella, Alta, and Cipriani to name a few.
Best place for late night dining:
I’m a homebody, I don’t go out
Best place for a romantic date:
One If By Land, Two if By Sea
Best Sunday brunch:
I don’t go out to clubs and lounges but I hear that Boom Boom Room is the best.
Best place for a power business meeting:
The restaurant at the Regency Hotel and Michaels for lunch.
All-around favorite spot in New york:
Madison Avenue and Soho
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
The Four Seasons, The Mercer, or 60 Thompson
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches:
I love the facials by Cornelia at Pierre Michel
Favorite Charity Event:
Anything affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital, that’s where my sons Harry and Jack were born.
Favorite Cultural Event:
Favorite Cultural Institution:
The Met or MoMa
Best Aspect of New york:
The history, the beauty, and the people.
Best Gym/Athletic Facility:
I work out in my building.
Best Limousine/Driving Service:
My drivers, Tomas and Ray
The American Museum of Natural History
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore: