Haute Secrets Boston: Kristina Tsipouras

Boston native and entrepreneur, Kristina Tsipouras, is best known locally as the founder of Zoos Greek Iced Tea and Busy Girl Daily, which offers business consulting life coaching and assistance on how to launch a brand. Her latest endeavor was in creating Moroccan Magic, a USDA organic, Argan oil infused, super smooth lip balm, that quickly caught the attention of a nationwide audience.

Kristina Tsipouras

Tsipouras is coming out with her fist book this spring, Busy Girls Guide to Happiness and is also the woman behind the Boston Business Women Innovation Conference with keynote speaker Arianna Huffington.

We caught up with Tsipouras recently to find out what she loves most about Boston.

Where were you born: Newton, MA

How long in Boston: 25 years

Neighborhood: Milton

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Favorite Restaurant: Sorellina

Best Sushi: Douzo

Best Italian: Rino’s East Boston

Best dessert: Molten Soufflé, Top of the Hub

Best place for a romantic date: Dali

Best Sunday brunch: Common Grounds Watertown

Best place for a power business meeting: Bristol Lounge

If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend? The Indigo Hotel in the Summer for the amazing outdoor pool and bar!

Favorite shopping venue/boutique: Intermix

Favorite place to buy jewelry/watches: Folklorica Newton

Best Spa: Balans Organic Spa

Favorite Charity Event: Casino Night, The Lenny Zakim Fund

Favorite Cultural Event: The Greek Independence Day Parade

Favorite Cultural Institution: The Museum of Bad Art

Best Steakhouse: Del Frisco’s

Best Pizza: Mushroom truffle at The Local, Newton

Best Lunch: Bon Me

Best Gym/Athletic Facility: Equinox

Best Massage: I am still looking for one!

Best Limousine/Driving Service: Uber, baby!

Best Museum/Exhibit: Museum of Fine Arts

Describe Boston in three words: Innovative, chic, and sophisticated

All-around favorite spot in Boston: Listening to music in the summer time behind The Boston Harbor Hotel

Best Aspect of Boston: The vibrant startup culture