21 questions

Gerri Willis Would Like to Invite You to Dinner

Name:Gerri Willis
Age: Do I really have to answer this question?
Neighborhood: Midtown
Occupation: Anchor of The Willis Report, weekdays at 5 p.m. on Fox Business Network.

Who’s your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional?
Peter Minuit. Knew the value of a guilder.

What’s the best meal you’ve eaten in New York?
The works at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon. The second mortgage was worth it.

In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job?
Argue with my producer.

Would you live here on a $35,000 salary?
Only if I was engaged to Ron Perelman.

What’s the last thing you saw on Broadway?

Do you give money to panhandlers?

What’s your drink?
Jack Daniel’s on the rocks.

How often do you prepare your own meals?
All the time. We’re having chicken breasts stuffed with butter and oregano with roasted tomatoes tonight. Come on by.

What’s your favorite medication?
Jack Daniel’s on the rocks.

What’s hanging above your sofa?
Fortunately, a window.

How much is too much to spend on a haircut?
It’s not the haircut that hurts my budget, it’s the hair coloring.

When’s bedtime?
Ideally 9 p.m.

Which do you prefer, the old Times Square or the new Times Square?

What do you think of Donald Trump?
I think he’d be better if he came on my show.

What do you hate most about living in New York?
August — the season of smells.

Who is your mortal enemy?

When’s the last time you drove a car?
Earlier today.

How has the Wall Street crash affected you?
Left half my friends unemployed.

Times, Post, or Daily News?
C’mon, what do you think? The Post, of course.

Where do you go to be alone?
The grocery store. Nobody bugs you.

What makes someone a New Yorker?
Anyone who wouldn’t be caught dead saying, “Extra mayo, please.”

Gerri Willis Would Like to Invite You to Dinner