ask Amir about
rooftop bar • desserts • parks • ice cream shop • pizza • café • museums
What do you do and why do you do it?
I sleep because my body requires me so, I eat what I enjoy, I read news headlines only because I can imagine the rest. I 'husband' because I love her, I 'Dad' because law requires me (and I like it - but don't tell them), I work for reasons beyond my comprehension - and money :)
You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?
Tom's diner on repeat...
What are the best TV shows of all time?
Married with Children, TNG, The Walking Dead, The Bridge (Swedish Version)
Name some spots in New York that are good for a Tinder date.
Well, depends on what are the expected end results of the date, but let's be chivalrous about this -
Who’s your hero and where in New York would you take them out for a serious hang?
Both fine questions... I'll get back to you on that :)
Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?
Shoes - Cole Haan, for all the rest - still working on it
What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?
Time Square !
What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?
Work one day a week, every week, from great locations (MOMA, TriBeCa, Yankees Game)
Where can you get the best cocktail in New York? Which one do you like?
In Manhattan, so far known to me is the NoMad
Where would you take your partner in New York if you wanted to really pamper them?
Day Spa followed by Sushi at Lure
Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?
'fried double stuffed Oreos' - definitely no one in his sane mind would eat that :)
What’s the one place you think is overrated in New York?
Almost every place with a line that everyone is talking about... example ? Levain
What’s the one place you think is underrated in New York?
In New York - everything is overrated :)
What are the New York spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?
mmm... very hard question, most likely - Times Square at night fall - but it definitely depends on personality of visitors
Tomorrow’s your last day in New York. How do you spend it?
Really ? ok... Wake up early morning, go to Soho's Chobani for Bagel & Salmon, grab a book at Mcnally-Jackson head to Washington Square to read. grab a friend go to Eataly downtown pickup fresh bread, Parmesan cheese, Olive Oil and some fresh mozzarella and basil go to Rockfeller park, pick up Frizbi from park house and play, eat and play more. back home - rest, shower head out to Kesté Pizza & Vino and enjoy god's creation... then head out to Bar Hugo for a view of the city... oh last thing... go jump into Lincoln's center fountain :D
What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?
There's really not a single city I love, but the variety of options in the world.