Located at 314 West 11th Street in the West Village, The Spotted Pig is a laid-back gastro-pub with an Italian twist. For the uninitiated, the gastro-pub was invented in England, and it is exactly what the name implies: a pub that serves food. Co-owners Ken Friedman and April Bloomfield have succeeded in retaining the casual atmosphere of a traditional gastro-pub while elevating the standard pub fare to the level of sophistication that has earned Bloomfield two Michelin Stars.
Whether you love or hate him, you can’t ignore Donald Trump and the decades of success he has had worldwide. He now runs a multi-billion dollar corporation and, while you may or may not want him to be President, he has some valuable lessons to share about success in New York City Real Estate. Every two months I feature an interview from The Real Deal‘s segment called “The Closing.” This month I thought it appropriate to feature Donald Trump’s June 2010 interview.