A Model’s Favorite Things

Model Hilary Rhoda (Estée Lauder, Victoria’s Secret) on where she’s dining (yes, she eats) and what she’s drinking these days. Beware: Burgers and fries are on the menu.



What wines are you into these days?
My mom is a Sauvignon Blanc drinker, and I’m following her lead; I love Sancerre. I’ve also discovered Soave.

Favorite cocktail?
I’m happy with good vodka mixed with fresh citrus juice and St-Germain. 

Favorite restaurants in New York?
I love Lure Fish Bar in Soho. There’s always a good vibe and plenty of good wines. For Italian, I like Rubirosa in Nolita, while everything at Market Table in the West Village is delicious. Lafayette and Café Gitane are also on my short list.

Do you have a favorite wine region to visit?
I’ve done photo shoots in Napa Valley, but I’m partial to Long Island. I love hanging out at Channing Daughters; I love their blended whites.

What’s your go-to guilty pleasure grub?
Shake Shack burgers are impossible for me to resist.

What’s your room-service order?
A club sandwich with fries; there’s nothing better after a long flight.

Favorite city outside of the U.S.?
I’ve fallen in love with Barcelona; if anyone asks me where we should do a shoot, I’m suggesting Barcelona. I also love Acapulco; it has come a long way since the 1970s, or so I’m told.

Favorite hotel?
The Alvear Palace in Buenos Aires. It’s formal but fabulous. I love its high tea.

Edit Module
Edit Module

Related Articles

The Wines of Catalonia

This Spanish region's wine is as fiercely independent as its people.

The New Napa

The famed region’s renaissance is being fueled by a young and adventurous band of visionaries.

Tips for Touring Through Wine Country

The dizzying number of options—from what to taste to which vineyards to visit—can quickly transform a fun wine-country tour into an exhausting experience. Here’s how to get the most out of your trip.

Spring's Best Lagers

Known for being crisper, cleaner and more refreshing than ales, lagers shouldn’t be misinterpreted as being boring or watery.
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit Module

Subscribe

You can unsubscribe at any time. View an example of our newsletter.

Edit Module
Edit Module

Shop

Edit Module
>
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow TagsEdit Module

Related Web Articles