Friend of the Week: Ilana Susnow

Ilana Susnow


/ila-nah/ /suss-now/

1. My favorite "Little Jewish Girl."

2. Marketing Executive Extraordinaire. 

3. SoCal Native. 

4. Has probably taken more cross country flights than you.

How do we know each other?

Carly and I met freshman year of college at UC Davis...thanks to Kappa Kappa Gamma.  I always remember that I laughed harder than ever when Carly was around!

What's a day in the life of Ilana Susnow like? 


From Chelsea to 30 Rock 5 days a week! A day in life starts with a workout and ends at a New York city restaurant or bar...time spent at 30 Rock in between working on marketing plans for Access Hollywood, Steve Harvey and Harry

What are your nicknames?

Lan, Little Jewish Girl, Lil' Shrimp.

Favorite thing about living in NYC? 

10,000 steps and you can get anything delivered anytime!

You've competed in many triathlons. Congrats! What's the first thing you think about before and after a race?

Before: I hope I don't drown during the swim...and next year I should practice changing my bike tire before the race!

After: Brunch time!

If you could only have one kind of food and drink for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Wine and an In-n-Out burger.


What's something that most people don't know about you?

I played the violin from 1st - 12th grades.

What's your signature style?

Westside Casual with an east coast edge.

Funniest moment with me that you can remember?

I'm always in tears from laughing when we hang out!


I'll say yes to almost anything - wanna go on an adventure? Sign me up! 

I'm also winning at #aunting!

First bucket list item that comes to mind?

 To live in NY (check!). 

Life Motto:

Work to live don't live to work. 

follow ilana on all of her nyc and culinary adventures on instagram at @caligirlinnyc

BanterCarly PetroneComment