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In the Know: Beauty Execs Dish on NYC Restaurants

We asked some of beauty's most plugged-in execs to recommend their favorite New York restaurants for the city's newest resident.

We asked some of beauty’s most plugged-in execs to recommend their favorite New York restaurants for the city’s newest resident.

Fabrice Penot
Café Gitane
242 Mott Street; 212.334.9552
“The best avocado toast in the city.”

Jane Hertzmark Hudis
Da Silvano
260 Sixth Avenue; 212.982.2343
“Join the fashion crowd in the front room for the best pasta Bolognese in town.”

Bobbi Brown
Hu Kitchen
78 Fifth Avenue, 212.510.8919

“One of the best healthy food options in the city. The menu is based on the Paleo diet; if you are obsessed with eating healthy like I am, you can’t go wrong.”

Claudia Poccia
Juice Press
1050 Third Avenue, 212.777.0034
“I turn to the Ginger Fireball to keep me healthy throughout winter. The Guru smoothie is my go-to energy booster.”

Pamela Baxter
430 Hudson Street; 212.960.3801
“Delicious creative food. Impeccable service. Most surprising dish: the carrots. Don’t raise your eyebrows—just order it.”

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Laurice Rahmé
The Smile
26 Bond Street; 646.329.5836
“I love the European ambiance, and the fireplace and wooden chairs makes it feel like you are in your grandmother’s living room.”

Carol Hamilton
Spice Market
403 West 13th Street; 212.675.2322
“The food is impeccable and the décor is captivating—a true homage to the Orient. The mushroom egg
rolls are divine.”

Aerin Lauder
1007 Lexington Avenue; 212.535.6000
“Most reliable neighborhood spot for delicious, cozy dinners. My favorite is the cheese soufflé or twin burgers. The original, Mortimer’s, was always one of Estée’s favorites.”