New York, United States
Kyle, 31
Sales, food/travel enthusiast
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breakfast and brunch asian food parks karaoke cocktail bars ice cream shop beer gardens

What do you do and why do you do it?

Sales-- Closing a deal is a good way to get an adrenaline rush for someone like me who isn't typically drawn to adrenaline-rushy things, ie. sky diving.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

The entire Sam Smith album: In the Lonely Hour

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Arrested Development, Sex and the City, Breaking Bad, Friends

Name some spots in New York that are good for a Tinder date.

The Cannibal, Wiflie & Nell, Drexler's

Who’s your hero and where in New York would you take them out for a serious hang?

My Dad is my hero and we often times go to Karczma, a Polish restaurant in Greenpoint for dinner. It is always his first suggested restaurant when we eat in Brooklyn and I go with it-- Who can say no to perogies?

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Urban Outfitters, GAP, Hautelook

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Times Square

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Cooking classes, play tennis

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in New York and where did you get it?

My meal at the Dirty French is probably the most decadent meal I have ever had in New York-- Particularly the millefeuille to start and the Chicken and Crepes entree. Most extreme dish... They had this beef tendon salad once at Cannibal that was really tasty.

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in New York that you particularly like?

169 Bar. Very divey and you can order dumplings at the bar. Win win.

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?

Eleven Madison Park. I think it was at least $700+ for two people. It's worth it.

What restaurant in New York looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

Pho Bang (Vietnamese food)

Where can you get the best cocktail in New York? Which one do you like?

The Tippler (Chelsea), Llama Inn (Williamsburg)

Where would you take your partner in New York if you wanted to really pamper them?

Eleven Madison Park

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

The Cadbury mini eggs are my favorite candy-- They are only available in the spring though. I've read other countries hav them, but that they are different from the ones in the US.

What’s the one place you think is overrated in New York?

Times Square

What’s the one place you think is underrated in New York?


What are the New York spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

The Highline, The Comedy Cellar

Tomorrow’s your last day in New York. How do you spend it?

Brunch then bar hopping for the rest of the day

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Avignon, France-- There's just something magical about being in the South of France and it reminds me of a great trip I took with my grandparents when I was 17.

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