Name: Kate White Age: Much older than the average Cosmo reader. Job: Editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan and author of the new mystery Lethally Blond. Neighborhood: Carnegie Hill Who's your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional?
It's kind of a tie between Holden Caulfield and Kojak.
What's the best meal you've eaten in New York?
The chicken Milanese at Mezzaluna. I'm addicted.
If the jam-packed Sfoglia up the street is any indication, denizens of Carnegie Hill are desperate for good food and cozy surroundings. The month-old Peri Ela delivers on both accounts, with its snug, wood-paneled, tin-ceilinged space filling up each night with locals lugging their own bottles of wine (until the license arrives) and tucking into platters of Turkish meze and kebabs.