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  • Ford’s at J.W. Marriott downtown (Ben Ford)
  • *Yellowtail in old Mirabelle on Sunset
  • *Ocean Prime (old El Torito)
  • Irene Neuwirth’s first retail space on Melrose Place
  • *Fred’s at Barney’s New York (Oct 16)
  • Dirty Laundry (from the No Vacancy and La Descarga guys)
  • Mangia (in Trancas Country Mart from Tra di Noi’s Antonio Alessi)
  • Uniqlo (Beverly Center) (open Oct 10)
  • Hutchinson Cocktails & Grill (La Cienega)
  • Croft Alley (Melrose Place, behind Alfred Coffee)
  • Pistola in old AOC spot on 3rd
  • Commissary at The Line Hotel (Roy Choi)
  • New Port Seafood (same as SVG, but on La Cienega)
  • Nice Guy
  • Gracias Madre
  • Trois Mec (from the Animal boys)



  • Red Medicine (Oct. 31)
  • Palm Restaurant in Weho (Sept 2014)
  • Butcher Shop Lindy & Grundy (Sept 2014)
  • Ford’s Filling Station (June 2014)
  • Kate Mantalini (May 2014)
  • Enoteca Drago

*Truffle pick!



LA Weekly Picks Giorgio’s as Dance Club of the Year

Though only a year old, it has been attended by such stars as Mick Jagger, Diddy, Billy Idol and Leonardo DiCaprio. Named after famed Italian producer Giorgio Moroder — who basically invented disco — it was founded by longtime party promoter Bryan Rabin and Adam Bravin, who serves from time to time as President Obama’s DJ. Oh, and as for the event itself? You enter through a kitchen. [LA Weekly]

All Hail New RiteAid!


One of our biggest grievances in all of LA ha finally be resolved! All hail those novolved w the much needed overhaul of what should be the swankiest Rite Aid on the planet. It now features everything a BH drugstore should; employees at the check out counters, clean shopping carts, a functioning validation system, fewer pan-handlers … !