Lisle Richards and Eric Marx are restaurateurs who've taken the city by storm, opening up The Monarch Room and The Wayfarer and attracting plenty of attention. Their success in the nightlife and restaurant industries have landed them features in Interview Magazine, The New York Times, 6sqft, Eater NY, and more. The duo has been spotted at some of the coolest social events in the city, including ones during fashion week, hanging out with Public School designers Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne, as well as DJs AndrewAndrew, among others. For more reasons to know Eric and Lisle, keep reading here!
Eric: "It's a marathon not a race." Lisle: "The journey is the destination."
What do you actually do all day? Still trying to figure that out.
Favorite song growing up? All Guns & Roses.
My biggest secret is... I live in Midtown.
Why do you live in NYC? Keeps me focused.
Uber, Taxi, Subway, or Citi Bike? Subway with a side of Citi Bike
My motto is... It's a marathon not a race.
My alter ego is... Sum Rothstein "Ace"
The Last drink I had was... Tequila
My secret crush is... I have a girlfriend so can't tell.
What was your first job? Cleaned shit at a dog shelter.
If you had one day left to live in NYC what would you do? Eat my way through the city.
Coming from? Going to? From home and headed to lunch at the Wayfarer.
What is your favorite work of art? The one's my niece makes for me.
Who should we know? @fuckjerry
What do you actually do all day? I ask myself that question all the time.
Favorite song growing up? Hey Jude
Why do you live in NYC? I have HUGE FOMO.
Uber, Taxi, Subway, or Citi Bike? Citi Bike
My motto is... The journey is the destination.
My alter ego is... Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg
The last drink I had was... Red Fye
My secret crush is... Secrets are secrets for a reason.
What was your first job? Seaton at a church.
If you had one day left to live in NYC what would you do? Breakfast, brunch, lunch, late lunch, snack, early dinner, dinner, late dinner.
Coming from? Going to? A coffee shop...another coffee shop.
What is your favorite work of art? My hair.
Who should we know? Florent Belda