SBESam Nazarian.San Nazarian's Industry club might be the pinnacle of mainstream celebrity venues, but it's an outlaw as far as the state of California is concerned. At least for a few days.
NBC Los Angeles' Anna Garcia is taking credit for Industry's alcohol-license suspension after she rep ... More >>
NBC4As Alton Brown might say, 'Them's good eats.'Updated at the bottom: The ABC tells LA Weekly Voyeur was cited for alleged "lewd conduct." Also, it gives details of some of the other allegations. First posted at 11:40 a.m.
It's no big surprise to anyone who goes out in L.A. that a trio of ... More >>
We might be the only cookbook reviewers who don't read press releases from the publisher before reading the book. And so when we do actually read a press release (rare), like the one for the compact little new frozen pop book Paletas (yes, of course it's stellar summer timing), we laughed ou ... More >>
Flickr/churlPapaya King dog with kraut, onions, and a tropical beveragePapaya King, the extremely popular chain of stand-up hot dog restaurants in New York City, is coming to Los Angeles. New York has many imitators -- like Gray's Papaya -- but Papaya King is the original, selling quick-servi ... More >>
Lina Lecaro At Redbury, turntables come with directions, iPod docks don't. Chocolates on the bed, fruit baskets, iPod docks, free porn... yada, yada. Special little touches like these are nice when staying in a hotel, but after our tour of grand new Redbury in Hollywood last week, we think it ... More >>
Gladstone's of Malibu has undergone some changes, and if you take any stock in Leslie Brenner's scathing 2008 LA Times review, that can't be anything but positive. Last year, Sam Nazarian and his company SBE, (Katsuya, Bazzar at the SLS, and XIV) partnered with Gladston ... More >>
A house may be large or small; as long as the neighboring houses are likewise small, it satisfies all social requirements for a residence. But let there arise next to the little house a palace, and the little house shrinks to a hut. The little house now makes it clear that its inmate has no ... More >>
After a horrible disaster in which Lindsay Lohan was told at a West Hollywood club Trousdale that should have to wait in line to enter like everyone else (we'll call this "Linegate"), Lohan indicated her great displeasure over the weekend with our fair metropolis, saying she prefers New York. ... More >>
An elite event to celebrate the 140th anniversary of the Los Angeles Police Department, to mark the end of Chief William Bratton's tenure, and to provide yet another opening ceremony for the new Police Administration Building will feature Tonight Show host Conan O'Brien as an emcee, Wolfgang Puck as ... More >>
For a town with myriad world-class restaurants and a stretch of beach that is gorgeous, accessible, and fronts a fairly large portion of urban acreage, Los Angeles has surprisingly few good options for beachfront dining. So few, in fact, that when we want to eat near the water, we stop first at Joan ... More >>
Curbed L.A.'s Dakota flags an upcoming W magazine profile of the architectural legacy being leftLarry Sultan/W MagazineThe scene at Sam Nazarian's SLS Hotel to Beverly Hills by its wealthy Jewish Iranian residents. Interviewed by W's Kevin West, B.H. builder Hamid Omrani sniffs, "When I came to Beve ... More >>
Curbed L.A. notes the retreat of the hip, schmanzy S Bar from the bottom floor of the Broadway Hollywood Building, thanks to complaints from upstairs tenants at the condo complex located on the southwest corner of Hollywood and Vine. The high-end loft dwellers have complained long, loud and lawyerly ... More >>