NYC Through the Eyes of Jordan Nassar

Jordan Nassar is having a well-deserved moment that we don't see ending any time soon. He was just featured in OUT Magazine and will be having a solo presentation at Frieze Art Fair in NYC with his gallery, Anat Ebgi, from May 3-6 (HUGE DEAL). We gave Jordan some rapid fire questions about NYC so if you'll be there for Frieze, make sure to stop by Jordan's booth and read below for some of his NYC must-sees and trusty tips.


My favorite museum is... the Met

Best meal in NYC... Avocado Salad and #16 at Cafe Himalaya

Best drink in NYC... Lavender Ginger Soda from Russ & Daughters

Best hidden gem in NYC... Village Ukranian Restaurant next to Veselka

My biggest pet peeve about tourists in NYC is... slow walking!

Favorite month in NYC is... May or September

In need of a caffeine pit stop? Check out… STARBUCKS lol

My favorite place to bring my dog in NYC is... her favorite leather armchair

Favorite Street in NYC is... West End Avenue

Best dessert in town is... Knafeh from Tanoreen or homemade Donuts from 7th Avenue Donuts and Diner or Babka French Toast from Russ & Daughters or a Cannoli from Cafe Palermo in Little Italy... I have a sweet tooth

When I need to get away from the city, I go... to LA!

If I didn’t live in NYC, I would live in... Jaffa or LA

One thing I can’t live without in NYC is… my metrocard

One true stereotype about New Yorkers... we're mean lol jk

If you are in NYC, watch out for… drips from the ceiling while waiting on the subway platform

Don’t trust... the tourist guidebooks in NYC

Make sure to... avoid midtown and Times Square...when you’re in NYC