Recessionista NY Insider Guide: Alexandra Lebenthal

August 15, 2013 at 4:03 pm
Alexandra at home. Photo: www.alexandralebenthal.com

Alexandra at home. Photo: www.alexandralebenthal.com

Alexandra Lebenthal - Famed Wall Street CEO and financial professional is a veritable jack of all trades. President of Lebenthal and Co.- founded by her grandparents in 1925- she is highly recognized and praised for her success in the financial district. Alexandra also works with the Business Council of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Capital Campaign for the Museum of the City of New York, the American Museum of Natural History, the New York Botanical Garden and holds a seat a seat on the board of The School of American Ballet.  Here’s her guide to NY via social-search site Posse:

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 El Paso Mexican Restaurant

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The bar at El Paso. Photo: elpasony.com

Great great mexican food- eat in or take out- on 97th and 104th street. Pollo El Carbon is delicious and healthy.

Kentshire Galleries

A display featuring the many wares at Kentshire Galleries. Photo: www.artfixdaily.com/

A display featuring the many wares at the Kentshire Galleries. Photo: www.artfixdaily.com/

 Amazing vintage jewellery from high to low.

Erno Laszlo

The interior of the 's Institute.  Photo provided by .

The interior of the Erno Laszlo’s Institute. Photo provided by Erno Laszlo.

Facial treatments that have changed my skin!

This ‘n’ That

One of the jewellery packed walls at This 'n' That. Photo courtesy Google Maps.

One of the jewellery packed walls at This ‘n’ That. Photo courtesy Google Maps.

 Stuffed to the gills with the most amazing vintage jewellery from all of the top names. They repair too!

Fred’s

Come! Sit! Stay! Amazing salads at Fred's. Photo: foursquare.com

Come! Sit! Stay! Amazing salads at Fred’s. Photo: foursquare.com 

Amazing belgian fries. Salads are beyond. Located in Barney’s NY.

Yura on Madison

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Photo: yuraonmadisonnymag.com

The perfect place to grab lunch-to-go. A great selection of prepared food .

San Pietro

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On any given day you’ll see titans of Wall Street while eating some of the best italian food ever. The smell of fresh pears and cinnamon stewing greets you as you walk in the door. Hope that Manolo is your waiter so he can recite the specials to you.

Want more? Check out Posse’s other New York City guides here.