Inside Casa Cruz, the most expensive new restaurant in New York City
“My club is small, it’s only for our 99 members and their families. But they are all very interesting people,” he says, without naming names. (Casa Cruz’s black-tie opening was attended by members of the Guinness, Santo Domingo and Niarchos dynasties, among others). There is no amount of money in the world that can buy a 100th membership. “We aren’t admitting anyone else, our quota is full,” says Cruz, who insists that the main restaurant, which can seat 66 guests, is open to the public (assuming you can get a reservation).