Some people go to restaurants to eat, some go to look at other people. For the latter, we have The Hollywood Reporter's Top 25 Power Lunch Spots list.
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The fifth annual ranking of restaurants where the biggest deals are made over sushi and pizza — and a lot of chopped salads — has been released. THR asks a bunch of movers and shakers for their input, and then creates a list, naming specific people who are apt to show up at certain locations. (I have a sudden need to hang out on the roof at Sunset Tower, it turns out.)
If you're a Hollywood watcher, the list includes some fun insider information, such as which talent agents are married to which restaurant managers, and why some chefs switching agents lead to afterparty rescheduling.
I do wonder how Sugarfish made the list. How can a deal be made when you're eating on the restaurant's extremely strict schedule?
The list is fun. You're going to crave a steak and martini after reading it.