Thursday, January 12, 2012

Fern Mallis

Name: Fern Mallis
Age: None of your business! 
  Upper East Side
Occupation:  Fashion-Lifestyle-Business Consultant; Interview Host: “Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis” at 92Y (with tomorrow's installment featuring Donna Karan);  Radio Host: “Fashion Insiders with Fern Mallis” on SiriusXM; Appearing in Norah and Delia Ephron’s Off-Broadway production of Love, Loss and What I Wore, January 13–29.
Who's your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional? Sorry, but can’t pin it down to one! Brendan Gill, Woody Allen, Mayor Koch, Matthew Modine, Andy Warhol, Sarah Jessica Parker, Donna Karan, David Letterman (but I think he lives in Connecticut), Bella Abzug, Robert De Niro, Jerry Seinfeld.
What's the best meal you've eaten in New York? 
Impossible to answer: too many great meals in New York. Growing up it was aNathan’s hot dog and french fries at the Coney Island flagship and a “Shore Dinner” at the old Lundy's in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Now it's dinner at Esca or ABC Kitchen, my special dinner club (three to four times a year) with nine friends at Peter Luger in Brooklyn; a Cobb Salad at Michael’sand crab cakes at The Four Seasons Grill Room ... and many more ...  

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