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Mr. Chow

  1. Let’s Do Lunch
    Son of a Gun, Akasha, and BLD Help Change Hollywood’s Power-Lunch LandscapeAlong the way, we learn that CAA’s agents abandoned Craft when Tom Colicchio signed to a different office.
  2. Openings
    Mr. Chow Opening in Malibu on New Year’s EveDespite trying for a neighborhood feel, NYE dinner starts at $250.
  3. Celebrity Settings
    Bloomberg at Bistro Le Steak; Emma Stone Seeks Shelter at the MarkPlus: Vince Vaughn at Buddakan, Leonardo DiCaprio at Lavo, and more in this week’s celebrity dining.
  4. Closings
    Il Mulino Will Close Friday, Mr. Chow Will Open Fabulously In Space EventuallyIl Mulino closing, Mr. Chow coming.
  5. Sweepers
    Mr. Chow Might Save John Travolta From Sex AllegationsSaved by chicken and broccoli.
  6. Fueds
    Mr. Chow Against Philippe Chow [Updated]Philippe pays a pretty prawn.
  7. 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).
  8. 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.
  9. Coming Soon
    Il Mulino Says No to Playboy, Maybe to Philippe Chow and Michael ChowNo Playboy bunnies, but there are lots of options out there for Fred Latsko.
  10. Quote of the Day
    Michael Chow Makes Strategic Sartorial ChoicesThe restaurateur says his trademark glasses once helped fight racism.
  11. Celebrity Settings
    Lindsay Lohan Back on the Loose at Lexington Social House; Todd Phillips TakesAnd suddenly, a few familiar faces doing a few familiar things magically realign the cosmos of Hollywood nightlife.
  12. 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.
  13. L.A. Diet
    The Daily’s Richard Johnson Makes a Mean Latte, Mixes Cheerios With“It’s hard to order-in here [in L.A.]. We tried a couple of times and it would take like an hour and a half.”
  14. Food Politics
    Shark Fin Soup Still On the Menu at Plenty of New York RestaurantsThe Humane Society says the dish is still prevalent in New York.
  15. 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.
  16. Celebrity Settings
    Angelina Jolie Shops at Whole Foods; Elton John Hits E. BaldiA star-packed week for restaurants after The Golden Globes.
  17. The Other Blogs
    Privy Proves That Lisa Ling and Kelly Hu Eat Better in L.A. Than Sofia VergaraThe Asian American social network delivers the rare blog of listicles that gets our city’s dining scene sorta right.
  18. Celebrity Settings
    Warning: We May Have The Situation On Our HandsThe Jersey Shore star announces his plans to ditch the East Coast after partying at the city’s current celebrity supper club.
  19. Mediavore
    Busta Rhymes Accused of Hurling Bottle at Mr. Chow; Kid Rock Pays For WaffleTwo rap performers are dealing with the aftermath of misbehaving in restaurants.
  20. Celebrity Settings
    Jack Nicholson Eschews Chinatown for Mr. Chow; Bouchon Cameos onThe movie legend re-visits a classic star haunt while Keller’s place gets on HBO.
  21. Openings
    Shea Gallante Teams With Stratis Morfogen to Open CianoThe former Cru chef will open an Italian restaurant in the fall.
  22. Bookshelf
    First Look: Who Feels Anthony Bourdain’s Wrath in His New Book, MediumNow that he’s softened up to Emeril, who is Anthony Bourdain ranting about in his follow-up to Kitchen Confidential? A first look.
  23. User’s Guide
    Where to Really See Stars Eating Before The OscarsLeave The Ivy and Mr. Chow in The Eighties, this is where the stars really come to eat.
  24. Openings
    Urban Noodle Opens DowntownA chef from Mr. Chow is making his own noodles in the closed Warung Cafe space.
  25. Personalities
    Philippe Chow Speaks!The embattled chef enjoys cooking to “YMCA.”
  26. Celebrity Settings
    Tarantino Foots Bill at La VidaThe Inglorious Basterds director hosts a party for famous friends.
  27. Celebrity Settings
    Cast of Jersey Shore Mugs at STK; Halle Berry is a RockSugar RegularMTV’s controversial cast runs rampant in L.A. while Century City gets recurring visits from a hot actress.
  28. Celebrity Settings
    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Are ‘Inseparable’ at La Dolce VitaBrad Pitt and Angelina Jolie put on their best face at Dolce Vita.
  29. Lawsuits
    Florida Judge Denies Philippe’s Attempt to Throw Out Mr. Chow SuitThe lawsuit will go on!
  30. Lawsuits
    Mr. Chow Adds Backstabbing Chefs to $10 Million Lawsuit Against PhilippeThe latest in the case of Chow versus Chau.
  31. Celebrity Settings
    Nello May Be in Trouble for $47,221 Bill StoryPlus the rest of this week’s celebrity sightings.
  32. Celebrity Settings
    Katy Perry Hires Oompah Loompahs at Sunset Beach; Brad Pitt Hits MadeoKAty Perry has a gala birthdya party wi5th a Willy WOnka theme at SUnset beach, and Brad Pitt hits Madeo before working.
  33. The Other Critics
    Cuozzo Says Hell No to NelloThe ‘Post’ critic is mad as hell about the “theoretically Italian” restaurant and isn’t going to take it anymore.
  34. Openings
    Philippe Chow Grand Opens Tomorrow on MelroseWeathering much controversy, Phillipe Chow opens tomorrow in West Hollywood.
  35. Mediavore
    U.N. Calls for Increased Food Security; Mr. Chow Hires a Local LawyerFood security is urged as a greater priority for the U.N., while Mr. Chow brings his legal battle against Phillipe Chow to Los Angeles.
  36. Lawsuits
    Chinese Knockoffs: Grand Sichuan Cops to Menu Copying, and New $10M AccusationsMr. Chow is now accusing Philippe of harassment (via prank calls) and property damage, among other things.
  37. Lawsuits
    Philippe to Mr. Chow: We’ll See You on Reality TV!Philippe Chow has challenged Mr. Chow’s chefs to a cooking competition.
  38. Lawsuits
    Mr. Chow to Philippe: What Happened to All That ‘Brave Talk’?The latest in the battle of the haute Chinese eateries.
  39. Lawsuits
    Philippe Moves to Dismiss, Unravels Mystery of the Kitchen SpyAccording to the document we’ve obtained, Philippe’s lawyers will argue that Mr. Chow’s upper-crust clientele should’ve known better.
  40. Lawsuits
    Morfogen Denies Sending Spy Into ‘Delusional’ Mr. Chow’sPhilippe’s owner responds to the latest accusation, that he sent a spy into Mr. Chow’s kitchen.
  41. Lawsuits
    The Chef That Came In From the Cold: Mr. Chow Accuses Philippe of EspionageMr. Chow believes a Philippe operative spied on a kitchen meeting by posing as a chef.
  42. Mr. Chow Fires Back With Exhibits A, B, and CThe latest in the ongoing legal battle between Mr. Chow and his supposed imposter.
  43. Other Cities
    Mr. Chow Finally Shows Us the MenuAnd sits down with us to share some Chairman Chow–isms.
  44. Chow-isms
    Can Mr. Chow Teach Scenesters How to Eat Again, Again?We sat down with the legend to talk lawsuits and menu changes.
  45. User’s Guide
    A Brief History of Restaurant Rip-off LawsuitsMr. Chow isn’t the first to sue for identity theft. But could he be the first to win?
  46. Epic Menus
    Mr. Chow’s Menu … Revealed!The enigmatic restaurateur has managed to keep his menu something of a mystery, practically nonexistent online — until now!
  47. Lawsuits
    Philippe Owner Stratis Morfogen: ‘The World Doesn’t Revolve AroundPhilippe Chow’s partner addresses the lawsuit that rival Mr. Chow has leveled against his restaurant.
  48. Lawsuits
    Philippe to Mr. Chow: Yeah, I Changed My Name to Chow. So What?Philippe has issued a statement responding to the Mr. Chow lawsuit.
  49. Lawsuits
    Kung POW! Mr. Chow Smacks Philippe With Epic Trademark LawsuitDid Philippe Chow try to pass himself off as Mr. Chow’s mastermind when he was really just a vegetable chopper?
  50. Beef
    After Race-Baiting Fails, Philippe Plays Nice With Mr. Chow“There is enough business for all.”
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