Haute Secrets : New York

Where were you born: New York City

How long in New York: Lifetime

Neighborhood: SoHo

Occupation: Founder & CEO of Fragments Jewelry Company

Favorite restaurant: Le Bernardin

Best steakhouse: The Palm

Best sushi: Sushi of Gari

Best ethnic restaurant: Tamarind

Best Italian: Primola

Best pizza: Lombardi’s

Best lunch: Fred’s at Barneys

Best place for late night dining: The Spotted Pig

Best dessert: Chocolate soufflé

Best place for a romantic date: The Water Club

Best Sunday brunch: Goldenbergs

Hautest club and/or lounge: The Mark Lounge

Best place for a power business meeting: A booth at Lure

If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend? Mercer Hotel

Favorite shopping venue/boutique: Fragments of course!

Best place to buy jewelry/watches: Fragments!

Best spa: Pratima in The SoHo Building on Greene Street

Best gym/athletic facility: DL Pilates

Best massage: Manuel

Best limousine/driving services: Rudis, my driver

Favorite charity event: Women’s Power Lunch


Favorite cultural event: Art Basel Miami

Best Broadway show: Anything Goes

Favorite cultural institution: Whitney, MOCA,

Guggenheim, Lincoln Center

Best museum/exhibit: Alexander McQueen at The Met

All-around favorite locale in New York, whether a neighborhood, restaurant, venue, or other: Soho rocks with everything!

Best aspect of New York: Fashion, energy, shopping, culture, restaurants and theater…everything!