Most memorable night out in New York?
Years ago, at Beige, Eartha Kitt and I were posing for a photo and she reached under my chin to put her hand on my cheek. Her finger accidentally went up my nose very quickly and scratched it to the point that I was bleeding. I ran away so she wouldn't see what happened. I walked around with a dinner napkin up my nose for a while.
Do you have a favorite late-night snack?
I don't really go out much late night anymore so if I want a late night snack, I like Trader Joe's at home, from my fridge or freezer. But if I was stuck out late night and starving I'd go to Veselka. It's always good
What song will always get you out on the dance floor?
"There Is a Light That Never Goes Out" by the Smiths.
If you could bring back one now-shuttered New York nightspot, what would it be?
Florent. The food was good, the owners were nice and the crowd was mixed and fun. And it was low-key and festive. And cheap.
Photo by Patrick McMullan