ask Avishai about
steakhouse • café • cocktail bars • theater • bakery • upscale bar
What do you do and why do you do it?
I am the VP Product of Via - on demand ride-sharing . I LOVE products that try to make the world better for all of us through technology. In general, building amazing products and then seeing them actually help people gives me an incredible rush!
You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?
Ordinary people – John Legend Miracle - Foo fighters Someone to watch over me – Frank Sinatra When I was your man - Bruno Mars Souvenir - Billy Joel Locked away - R.City American Tune - Simon & Garfunkel New York Minute – Don Henley
What are the best TV shows of all time?
The West Wing, Frasier, 30 Rock
Name some spots in New York that are good for a Tinder date.
Up & up L&W oyster bar American Whisky
Who’s your hero and where in New York would you take them out for a serious hang?
My dad is my personal hero - a shining light guide through life. Not pretending to be perfect but striving to be better. I would take him to a late summer ballgame - cold beer (he would drink water :-) ), good vibes and nothing to do but talk.
Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?
Clothes are really not my thing - Bonobos is my preferred option (been following the founders since it started) though I will admit the walmart acquisition makes it less fun.
What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?
What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?
Walk around all day..... sampling things, taking random turns, discovering new corners and new people.
What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in New York and where did you get it?
Chocolate Macaroon dessert at Beauty & Essex - so sweet and salty it drives you crazy.
Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in New York that you particularly like?
McSorley's old ale house -
What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in New York? How much did it cost and what did you get there?
Will go bar - King Cole in the St Regis Hotel. Got "The Organic 1904" for $34. I have my eye on a certain tiger head cocktail - you know where you are - over $700...
Where can you get the best cocktail in New York? Which one do you like?
The Up & Up
Tomorrow’s your last day in New York. How do you spend it?
Cocktails in a cpl of my favorite bars, le mis , late night steak dinner and empire state building observation deck at 1am. Each section with a different close friend
What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?
Tel Aviv - beaches, friends and fun