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  1. Mixocalypse
    Summit Bar’s Greg Seider Mixing Up Drink Menu For Malibu’s NikitaThe Manhattan mixology destination was called New York Magazine’s “Best Cocktail Bar” of 2010
  2. Rumors
    Nikita Signage Appears Next to Nobu MalibuIs it proof that Wolfgang Puck is not interested in the space or simply red herring?
  3. Puck Tales
    Architect Denies Puck’s Plans in MalibuSeverine Tatangelo insists a Mediterranean concept could be here by summer.
  4. Puck Tales
    Malibu’s Most Wanted: Wolfgang Puck Rekindles Rumors About BeachsideThe chef confirms he would like to focus on “very simple” seafood.
  5. The Name Game
    Duck Dive Taking Over Savory Space in Malibu?The planned gastropub may end up having to duck the lawyers of a San Diego business with the same name.
  6. Openings
    Mr. Chow Opening in Malibu on New Year’s EveDespite trying for a neighborhood feel, NYE dinner starts at $250.
  7. The Other Critics
    Brad A. Johnson Hammers Laurel Hardware; Rodell Reveals No Surprises at NobuThe Time Out critic calls the West Hollywood hottie “lazy” and the pizza “gummy.”
  8. Beef
    Paul Shoemaker Decrys Landlord’s Mendacity to Malibu MayorThe Savory chef seeks to finally clear up any questions about his restaurant’s closure.
  9. Closings
    Accusations Continue to Fly in Point Dume Plaza DisputeSavory chef Paul Shoemaker claims his landlord’s constant rent increases made it impossible to operate.
  10. Beef
    Paul Shoemaker Squashes Unsavory SlanderAccusations from his landlord are being vocally contested by the chef and his GM.
  11. Closings
    Paul Shoemaker Shutters Savory in MalibuThe chef loses a battle with his landlord.
  12. Chocoholism
    Where to Mediatate on Chocolate in a YurtThe Chocolate Invitational Festival is coming to Malibu this month.
  13. Empire Building
    Erewhon Heading to MalibuThe organics retailer is taking space in Trancas Country Mart.
  14. Marketing Gimmicks
    Gladstone’s Offers Free Mohawks To Kick Off Shark WeekThe Malibu restaurant has themed cocktails and a gratis barbershop in the shape of a shark.
  15. Empire Building
    Cafecito Organico Coasting to MalibuThe Point Dume location will be the single-origin mud-slinger’s third.
  16. Fire Damage
    Blaze at BeauRivage Leads to PCH ShutdownOne report estimates $400,000 in damages to the 30-year-old restaurant.
  17. Mediavore
    An Early Look Into Nobu Malibu; What Are L.A.’s Best Korean Restaurants?From Oo-Kook to Genwa, Susan Park lists ten of KTown’s best.
  18. Mediavore
    Deceased Guido’s Employee Died of Respiratory Infection; City Council FightsEarlier reports suggested the staffer had been shot, then beaten, to death, causing much undue alarm.
  19. L.A. Diet
    Rande Gerber Drinks Tequila at Cafe Habana, Eats Whatever He Wants on Weekends“I try to eat somewhat healthy during the week, but on the weekends I just eat what I want to eat, all day long.”
  20. Crime Scenes
    Employee Found Beaten to Death at Guido’s in MalibuThe man took the trash out back and was later found dead at the restaurant’s entrance.
  21. Closings
    The Beachcomber Falls Off The Malibu PierUntil Nobu gets here or the French Laundry rumor is revived, the pier could be pretty bleak for a while.
  22. Burger Time
    Savory Beefs Up Monday Night With BurgersBattle-bot-worthy burger names include The Wolfmother and The Yardbird.
  23. Lets Do Lunch
    What to Eat for Lunch at SavorySo far, we’ve heard praise for Paul Shoemaker’s $18 rib-eye and bacon burger.
  24. Celebrity Settings
    Jessica Alba Hits Angel’s; Cedric the Entertainer Eats at Casa VegaThe Dark Angel actress brings her daughter along for lunch.
  25. Dinner
    Get Your Pre-Theater Grub On at The Getty VillaChef Mayet Cristobal introduces pre-fixe menus for the debut of The Trojan Women (After Euripides).
  26. Mediavore
    It All Started at The A&P; Albertson’s Stabbing Suspect ArrestedElsewhere, Harold McGee takes a look at just how seriously one should consider bacteria in food.
  27. Foodievents
    Who Is Coming to Los Angeles Mag’s Food EventAn excellent lineup of chefs will be accompanied by an exotic menagerie of animals.
  28. Rumors
    A French Laundry Follow-Up in Malibu? Come On!Now that Wolfgang Puck has abandoned the idea, incredible rumors fly.
  29. Oeno-File
    Wine Justice: Malibu Courthouse to Open A Tasting RoomThe Malibu Tasting Room seeks to become the de facto stop for wines from Malibu and the Central Coast.
  30. Empire Building
    La Foccaceria Tra di Noi Opens May 15th in Beverly HillsThe restaurant also plans an additional depot in Trancas.
  31. Openings
    Hungry Cat Hits The Coast TonightDavid Lentz finally rings his seafood and local produce restaurant to the seaside.
  32. Empire Building
    Mixt Greens Headed to Malibu VillageTwo retail spaces are being combined into one for the third L.A. location of San Francisco’s salad titan.
  33. Openings
    Aaron Ziegler To Run Malibu Inn’s Kitchen, Opening April 13thThe new executive chef is planning a menu of seafood specialties and bar comfort with help from Top Chef Angelo Sosa.
  34. Temporary Closings
    Patrons Evacuated From Small Flood at Duke’s MalibuThe restaurant is furiously working to reopen, but fears more rain could cause the problem to happen all over again.
  35. Oenophile
    Malibu Winemakers Celebrated in Santa MonicaYes, Napa, there is good wine being made in Malibu.
  36. Openings
    Grom Gelateria Hits Malibu This Sunday, With More Likely To ComeSince there’s an actual gelato university, we can only imagine this gives a glimpse into a gelato-heavy future.
  37. Crime Scenes
    Following Threats, Geoffrey’s Requests Sheriff’s Review of Role in RichardsonOwner Jeff Peterson feels that misstatements by the sheriff’s department have lead to harassment of the his restaurant.
  38. Marketing Gimmicks
    Cafe Habana Malibu Starts Theme NightsDeejays, karaoke, discount drinks, and football nights sound more like Rush Street than Prince Street.
  39. Empire Building
    Pepperdine University Opens La Brea Bakery CafeThe new shop joins USC’s Bradley Ogden restaurant in pushing eating options way past the typical dining hall.
  40. The Other Critics
    Kuh Hoped For More From Rick Bayless; J. Gold Sniffs Pork Vapors at Baek HwaLos Angeles magazine finds more missteps than successes at Red O, while L.A. Weekly follows a restaurant recommendation from Roy Choi.
  41. Mediavore
    Matrice Richardson Found Dead in Malibu Canyon; Ben & Jerry’s All-Natural ClaimsThe honor student’s tragedy began when staff at Geoffrey’s restaurant had her arrested.
  42. Mediavore
    Mandela Family Enters The Wine World; Malibu Canyon Remains Might Break MatriceMissing for nearly a year following an arrest at Geoffrey’s restaurant, a grim new discovery might bring answers.
  43. Mediavore
    Matrice Sightings Reported in Vegas; Madonna Flies With Macrobiotic ChefAlmost a year after disappearing, police find a new lead on Richardson, while The Material Girl adheres to her diet in the air.
  44. Sam’s Club
    What to Eat At Gladstone’s, Now RefreshedRaw bar selections and fish plates are proud of being fresh and could end decades of derision.
  45. Mediavore
    Matrice’s Mother Sues L.A. County; Where To Eat A Seven Pound BurritoA distraught mother takes action after her daughter disappears following an arrest at Geoffrey’s while some indulgent eats almost make junk food look healthy.
  46. Sam’s Club
    Gladstone’s Food And Design Overhaul Nearing CompletionDishes getting lighter and cleaner, but anything would be an improvement.
  47. Coming Soon
    Mixt Greens, Bui Lounge, and Zuma Cafe Revamp Are Due for The ‘BuThe city fears a slow summer for lack of restaurant and retail space, though there’s still light at the end of the tunnel.
  48. Slideshow
    First Look Inside Cafe Habana Malibu, Open TodayThe new location creates an open-aired tropical vibe but places it outside of the grasp of its key demo.
  49. Empire Building
    Nobu is Moving to Malibu Pier in 2011 and Wolfgang Puck Will FollowSeaside dining is about to get two huge names.
  50. User’s Guide
    Where to Eat and Drink by the Beach This SummerA look at the new and notable in eating in L.A.’s beach-towns, from Malibu to South Bay.
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