Bethenny Frankel's latest love interest is a handsome Boca Raton businessman named Michael Toppel, RadarOnline.com has learned.
The Skinnygirl mogul and Toppel, a divorced hunk who also has a background in philanthropy, were seen on two dates in her native New York City this past weekend -- once at Greenwich Village's Bar Pitti, the other at Madison Avenue's Zuma -- insiders told the NY Post. Another source told the paper the two are "just friends."
The East Coast socialite's last major love interest was young beefcake Michael "Mac" Cerussi, but the two parted ways in March, with Cerussi uncomfortable about the unwanted attention he'd get from dating the Real Housewives of New York star.
The reality star and Toppel were first seen together in Miami Beach, shortly after her split with Cerussi, the blog New York Gossip Gal reported. Toppel had previously been married to stunning blonde socialite Brooke Toppel.