Myra Nourmand specializes in selling some of the most exclusive multimillion-dollar estates throughout southern California’s most prestigious neighborhoods. Because of her prestigious listings and renowned success in the industry, many know her simply as the first lady of real estate in southern California. She has represented some of the most famous faces of Beverly Hills and beyond, and recently authored a new book telling others about the secrets to her success.
Where were you born ?
Germany, near Bavaria
How long in Los angeles:
Luxury real estate sales and author of Homemaker to Breadmaker
Javan Restaurant. They have great kabobs in West L.A.
Madeo, what real Italian cuisine is about.
Best place for late night dining:
Decadent chocolate flourless cake with French vanilla ice cream
Best place for a romantic date:
Hotel Bel-Air, or at home in my romantic garden for a candlelight dinner
Best Sunday brunch:
Four Seasons Hotel or Barney Greengrass for a real New York breakfast
Boulevard 3 on Sunset Boulevard in the original Hollywood Athletic Club. Super hip!
Best place for a power business meeting:
Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel
All-around favorite spot in Los angeles:
Sunset Plaza or Malibu Beach
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
The Peninsula Beverly Hills Hotel for their great service and wonderful high tea.
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
Rodeo Drive, of course.
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches:
Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills
Favorite Cultural Event:
An evening under the stars at the Hollywood Bowl.
Favorite Cultural Institution:
The Walt Disney Concert Hall by Frank Gehry or the Getty Museum in Brentwood and Malibu.
Best Aspect of Los angeles:
Fabulous weather, the beach, beautiful architecture, and where else in the world can you surf in the morning and ski in the afternoon?