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Fig And Olive

  1. Celebrity Settings
    Anne Hathaway Parties at Eveleigh; Jessica Chastain Reveals Boyfriend at Fig &While the nominees mingled, Christina Aguilera took her opportunity to chow down at In-N-Out.
  2. Celebrity Settings
    Jennifer Aniston Flashes Her Rock at Madeo; Jessica Biel Eats at Ivy at TheMeanwhile, Michelle Pfeiffer was glowing at a table near the Friends star.
  3. User's Guide
    Bastille Day: Seven Spots to Get Your Bag(uette) OnLive music, food, an drink deals abound at our French-aligned restaurant and bars this weekend.
  4. Leftovers
    Cassell’s Burgers Moving to Normandie Hotel; Jared Simons Leaves LexingtonThe chef is going back to work with Steven Arroyo, leaving his former Hollywood employer to find its third chef in little over a year.
  5. Celebrity Settings
    Pam Anderson Gives Out Lap Dances at BOAThe actress was quaffing down red wine after a King’s game when she decided to get her groove back.
  6. The O.C.
    Fig & Olive Headed Towards Fashion IslandThese days a restaurant may have not really made it until it shows up in Orange County.
  7. Celebrity Settings
    Madeo Waiter Slaps Photographer in Defense of Paris Hilton; Jennifer AnistonA photographer from X17 then punched a customer’s wife.
  8. Celebrity Settings
    Glenn Close Takes Rumer Willis to Comme Ca; Slumdog Millionaire StarsBorat also had a bite at Hatfield’s, with John Lithgow supping nearby.
  9. Celebrity Settings
    Helen Mirren Hits Bäco Mercat; Brangelina Brings Brood to BenihanaMeanwhile, The Roosevelt crowd tries to figure out what Demi Moore was on (and where to get some).
  10. The Other Critics
    Virbila Finds Hits and Misses at Short Order; Gold Beelines For BouillabaisseThe L.A. Weekly critic finds satisfaction at Fig & Olive, while The L.A. Times critic can make “Nancy’s Backyard Burger” at home.
  11. Mediavore
    L.A. Cracks Down on Illegal Markets; The Rise and Fall of CriscoElsewhere, Michael Bloomberg is hoping to control portion sizes in the New York diet.
  12. Celebrity Settings
    Taylor Swift Spends New Year’s at Kate Mantilini; Benji Madden Goes to GjelinaWith a week to go until The Golden Globes, the stars are already aligning.
  13. Freebies
    Fig & Olive Holding An Olive Oil Open HouseA free tasting will be conducted by Extra Virginity author Tom Meuller.
  14. Openings
    Bagatelle Barging Onto La Cienega, Have An Early Look InsideThe opening forms a Euro-heavy triumvirate, along with nearby Rose and Fig & Olive.
  15. Celebrity Settings
    Marc Vetri Plays Guitar Hero in Hollywood; Tyler Perry Sups at Casa VegaPhilly’s favorite Italian chef jams at a private dinner party.
  16. Celebrity Settings
    Johnny Depp Tumbles at 25 Degrees; Goldie and Kurt Lunch at Locanda de LagoThe great actor sounds like he was pretty pickled as he fell (twice!) in Hollywood before getting stuffed into a car.
  17. Let's Do Lunch
    Fig & Olive Launches a $28 Pre-Fixe LunchIt may not be presidential, but it should help keep you out of debt.
  18. Mediavore
    President Obama Headed to Fig & Olive This Evening; Grocery Strike Averted AfterThe Commander-in-Chief will tap supporters at two different L.A. restaurants tonight.
  19. Celebrity Settings
    Ruth Reichl Holds Court at Mozza; Jane Lynch Chases Emmy’s at Fig & OliveWhile Ray Romano ate Italian, L.A.’s food world heavyweights ran the private room.
  20. Celebrity Settings
    Akon Breaks Bread at Katsuya; Ann Margret Eats at Casa VegaMeanwhile, Ryan Gosling shows off his tough side.
  21. The Presidential Palate
    President Obama To Target Hollywood Players Next Month at House of Blues and FigUnless you’re a head Hollywood honcho, expect this to be the real Carmageddon and stay off the road.
  22. Celebrity Settings
    Lady Gaga Debuts New Look at Chateau Marmont; Oprah Lunches with Maria ShriverGaga’s latest incarnation looks a little like Christina Aguilera, minus a few cocktails.
  23. Celebrity Settings
    Jennifer Aniston Takes Date to Meet Dad at Delmonico’s; Gwen Stefani Sups atWe’re crossing our fingers that it works out for Jen this time!
  24. TV Land
    Where Vinny Chase Might Be Eating This SeasonSome predictions on which L.A. restaurants are hot (or lame) enough to make it into Entourage this year.
  25. Celebrity Settings
    Florence Henderson Eats at Cafe Del Rey; Orlando Bloom Does O BurgerMeanwhile, Keifer Sutherland finds an entire restaurant chanting “Jack Bauer” at him.
  26. Celebrity Settings
    Arnold Schwarzenegger Lunches With Sons at Fred Segal; Slash Sups With GeorgeWhen the press descends, Arnold beelines for the department store instead of stopping at Umami Burger.
  27. Celebrity Settings
    Maria Shriver Lunches With Her Kids at Taiko; Ludacris Munches at GreenleafThe biggest star in celebrity dining this week wasn’t a person, but the place where Arnold went to make babies.
  28. Coming Soon
    Bice Bringing Skylight Gardens to GlendonWe predict another glammy Italian like Fig & Olive.
  29. The Presidential Palate
    The President Meets and Eats With Clooney, Katzenberg, and Spielberg at TavernThe President welcome heavy-weight Hollywood players to a benefit dinner last night.
  30. Celebrity Settings
    Brad Pitt Hits Akasha; Christina Aguilera Switches ItaliansNo wonder Brad’s glowing like he just stepped out of the rain and into Geena Davis’ bed all over again.
  31. The Other Critics
    San Francisco Lights Virbila’s Fire; Gold Finds Figs on PlatesL.A. Weekly turns an attempted April Fool’s day joke into its next big review.
  32. Neighborhood Watch
    The Tripel Opens Tonight in Playa Del Rey; Lindy & Grundy Still Yet to DebutThe new beer-centered gastro-pub from Brooke Williamson finds fourteen brews on tap, along with dishes like a calamari po’boy and lamb burgers.
  33. Mediavore
    Chinese Eatery Owners Rally For Shark Fin; Bring on The SnickersLocal owners band together at Alhambra’s Gourmet Island to stand up for a so-called delicacy that is coming under fire.
  34. Celebrity Settings
    Lady Gaga Celebrates Her B-Day at La Cita; John Hamm Feeds His Dog at LittleAdam Lambert managed to get himself kicked out of Downtown L.A. bar for partying too hard on Gaga’s 25th.
  35. Celebrity Settings
    Magic Johnson Entertains at Gladstone’s; Will Ferrell Dines at Ray’sThe great Laker entertained two companions over the catch-of-the-day while Ron Burgundy dropped in on Kris Morningstar at LACMA.
  36. Celebrity Settings
    Stevie Wonder Finds a Place in the Sun at Gladstone’s; Katherine Heigl EatsAnd in other not-so-surprising news, underage Miley Cyrus appears to have gotten plastered again.
  37. Celebrity Settings
    Sean Penn and Scarlett Johansson Canoodle at Chateau; Dave Chappelle Grubs atIf celebrities were really looking for a low-profile, they’d avoid the Hollywood hot-spot and eat at Norm’s.
  38. Coming Soon
    Fig & Olive Opening March 3rd on Melrose PlaceWill this New York import be the next success like Scarpetta or more like the Obika of olive oil?