Documentary film director Robin Baker Leacock has made a name for herself not only within the film industry, but amongst New York?s elite as well. She has earned acclaim for such productions as It Girls, for WE: Women?s Entertainment Television, and I?ll Take Manhattan, which was an official screening selection at the Berlin International Film Festival and Hamptons International Film Festival. Her most recent work, A Passion for Giving, debuted last fall to well-received reviews.
Where were you born ?
Toronto Ontario, Canada
How long in New york:
Upper East Side/Gramercy Park/Tribeca
Best Ethnic Food:
So many small restaurants to explore - so many wonderful surprises to be had.
Best place for late night dining:
Best place for a power business meeting:
Four Seasons Restaurant
All-around favorite spot in New york:
Tribeca, Fifth Avenue, and Madison Park
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
Hotel Plaza Athenee
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
Diane von Furstenburg
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches:
From individual, innovative designers
I like hotel spas.
Favorite Charity Event:
Best Buddies, Save Our Everglade, World Hunger Year, Meals on Wheels, and Soho Partnership
Favorite Cultural Event:
There is so much fun in fashion week.
Favorite Cultural Institution:
Best Aspect of New york:
The high energy all around.
Best Limousine/Driving Service:
Any fun, smart driver
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore:
Wall Street area
Best place for a romantic date:
Best Sunday brunch:
American Hotel in the Hamptons