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Tinder, Hinge, Now There’s Linkedup!

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While meeting Facebook friends of your Facebook friends through Hinge or Tinder is cool, I think we can all agree there is no vetting standard better than a good clear job history. Do you really care if someone likes music or wine if they are broke or work the night shift. Alright men, before you go getting judgmental,…

NOW OPEN:


  • SLS in Las Vegas (Aug 22)
  • Bobby London downtown (Josh Richman, Hartwell)
  • Mastro’s Ocean Club
  • Madame Siam (Houston brothers)
  • Ace Hotel (downtown)
  • 1 Oak in ol’ Key Club
  • Herringbone inside Mondrian
  • Heard: Palm Restaurant Moving to Beverly Hills
  • DBA (old Voyeur) – Nov. 14

COMING SOON:

  • LORE Goup opening Yellowtail in old Mirabelle on Sunset

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A ‘Holodeck’ is in Your Immediate Future

Check out friend of the truffle Jules Urbach on CNBC today talking about his innovative cloud rendering company, OTOY, which has Google’s Eric Schmidt on its board and ps — Ari Emanuel is Jules’ agent; need we say more? Google, Samsung, and others are making goggles (Google’s is called Google Cardboard) that look like old view finders and fully immerse you into … well, anywhere in the world. Need an example of where in the world you might like to sneak a peek? First stop: Behind-the-scenes footage from movie sets and Hollywood studios. “We’ll start with the studios, but then we want to see this expand …” says Jules. A “real-life holodeck” is “months away” … !

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Bonobos La Brea Launch Party

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Bonobos is more well-known for their innovative marketing than their clothing; even Wharton agrees. Bonobos along with Warby Parker and Harrys are among the latest brands the top business school gives as examples in customer-centric markets like ours (read: not the 50s). We were not surprised to find Bonobos had choosen the hot retail stretch…

Nylon x BCBG @ Roosevelt

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Spotted: Brett Ruttenberg, Patrick Hoeleck and Robert Melnik, Jonathan Sadowski, siblings Sama, Haya, and Fai, Markus Mollinari, and also LA spawn Francesca Eastwood, Sofia Richie, Rumer Tallulah and Scout Willis, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Greer Grammar, Nick Simmons…. and Justin Mateen who founded Tinder and is from Bev Hills.

Sneak Peek of Madame Siam

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On Saturday, March 29th, 2014, we stopped by preview of the New Houston Brother’s spot, Madame Siam, with Dj Chris Masterson. On the same street as other Houston Hospitality venues Dirty Laundry and No Vacancy,  Madame Siam will open sometime next month. Think Paul and Andre underground, dark, NYC vibe, mixed with a little bit of Teddy’s; Could…