Botched Star Dr. Paul Nassif Shares His Haute Secrets to LA

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You may recognize Dr. Paul Nassif as the star E!’s reality show Botched as well as appearances on shows such as Dr. 90210 and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. But Nassif is a go-to celebrity plastic surgeon because of his skill first and foremost. He not only known for revision and ethnic rhinoplasty, but also for his on-point use of Coolsculpting, a FDA-cleared technology which safely delivers precisely controlled cooling to gently and effectively target the fat cells underneath the skin that contours the body by safely and effectively freezing away unwanted fat for good without surgery or downtime, at his Spalding Drive Cosmetic Surgery & Dermatology office in Beverly Hills. Here, Nassif, an active philanthropist who works with organizations like the Lymphoma Research Foundation of America, Race To Erase MS, Coach for Kids, The Arthritis Foundation and Portraits of Hope, a creative therapy program that enhances the quality of life for hospitalized children, shares his haute secrets to Los Angeles.

Where were you born: Los Angeles 

How long in LA: 53 years

Neighborhood: Los Angeles/Bel-Air/Beverly Hills 

Occupation: Facial plastic surgeon 

Favorite Restaurant: Mastro’s

Best Sushi: Katsuya 

Best Italian: Via Alloro

Best dessert: Pecan pie 

Best place for a romantic date: The secret is all mine 

Best Sunday brunch: Shutter

Best place for a power business meeting: The Peninsula 

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

Favorite shopping venue/boutique: John Varvatos 

Favorite place to buy jewelry/watches: Wherever is the best deal

Best Spa: Mine 

Favorite Charity Event: Make-A-Wish 

Best Steakhouse: Cut/Mastro’s

Best Pizza: Mulberry Street 

Best Lunch: Grill 

Best Gym/Athletic Facility: Equinox 

Best Massage: At home with Sophie 

Best Limousine/Driving Service:Uber

Describe your city in three words: Diversified, trendy, hectic 

All-around favorite spot in Los Angeles: Disneyland 

Best Aspect of Los Angeles: Diversity