Le Pain Quotidien. I love the oversize cup of hot chocolate and baguette with butter and jam. It makes me feel like I am in Europe.
Unique stores in the neighborhood
You can find beautiful, one-of-a-kind fashion and accessories at De-Vera, Fivestory, VBH—and of course, Lisa Perry.
Lady M—they have the best chocolate éclair in the world.
Fitness, beauty and hair
Sally Hershberger, Punch Fitness Center, and Brownings Fitness.
Luxembourg & Dayan and the Dominique Levy Gallery, which is a beautiful new space on Madison Avenue.
Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle hotel. It’s a taste of old-world New York. I can picture Audrey Hepburn sitting there with Mr. Givenchy having drinks. It’s very chic.
J.G. Melon—it’s the best burger in New York, hands down! And John’s Pizzeria.
Le Charlot, Fred’s at Barneys New York, The East Pole, Scalinatella, Sasabune, 2nd Avenue Deli and Tal Bagels.