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Sam Nazarian

  1. Sam’s Club
    SBE Finally Tapping The Speakeasy Trend at The Emerson Theatre, OpeningThe name, no less the idea, even sounds a little like The Edison.
  2. Exports
    Umami Burger Heading Out of State, Opening in MiamiAll things SBE eventually flow towards South Beach these days.
  3. Sam’s Club
    SBE Sowing Katsuyas Across the Middle EastSeventeen new branches are planned of what Sam Nazarian calls “one of the most relevant restaurant brands in North America.”
  4. Coming Soon
    Is Culinary Statesman José Andrés Opening the Bazaar in NYC?Umami Burger may come along for the ride, too.
  5. Sam’s Club
    XIV Is Returning…For Some ReasonThe former Michael Mina restaurant is now some sort of Hollywood party being held at The Colony.
  6. Sam’s Club
    How sbe Plans to Dominate the WorldThe company’s international arm plans brands like The Hyde and Bazaar in China, Europe, and Africa.
  7. Mediavore
    Safeway and Vons Stop Selling Pink Slime; George Clooney Enters The TequilaThe nation’s second largest grocery store chain is putting the kibosh on the frightening meat additive.
  8. The Other Critics
    Gold Blown Away by Shanghai No. 1 Seafood; Patric Kuh Reflects on Red MedicineThe L.A. Weekly critic calls it, “the most ambitious Chinese restaurant to open in Los Angeles in a decade — maybe ever…”
  9. Mediavore
    Sam Nazarian Keeps Tabs on The Bazaar; Wine Finds An EdgeThe hospitality entrepreneur claims the restaurant makes $13.5 million every year.
  10. Openings
    Mercato Di Vetro Opens in West HollywoodCould it be more than just a festa for Hills fans?
  11. Coming Soon
    Fukuburger Opens October 1st, Plans Five to Ten More in L.A.Is Harry Morton jealous of Sam Nazarian’s Umami Burger deal or something?
  12. Sam’s Club
    What to Expect at SBE’s Mercato di VetroSam Nazarian is chomping at the bit to open his new Italian.
  13. Empire Building
    Umami Burger Is Coming to The GroveThe forthcoming mall location sounds like the biggest yet.
  14. Sam’s Club
    Sam Nazarian Partners With Umami Burger for National ExpansionAfter blazing a trail through NorCal and San Diego, the burger chain will concentrate on New York, Miami, Vegas, and Houston.
  15. Sam’s Club
    Nazarian Considers Hooking Hollywood Up With HakkasanThe SBE CEO seems to be bringing every restaurant he’s ever enjoyed into L.A. Can someone get him a ticket to Copenhagen?
  16. Neighborhood Watch
    Le Seine Plans Omakase Tuesdays; Spice Table Opens for LunchAlex Reznik will serve eleven guests each week at the sushi bar, while Bryant Ng drops a highly-recommended banh mi on Downtown.
  17. Sam’s Club
    SBE Will Tack Cleo Formula On To An Italian RestaurantMercato di Vetro will find SBE corporate chef Danny Elmaleh preparing pasta, pizza, and anitpasti.
  18. Empire Building
    Papaya King’s L.A. Debut Nears; Ken Friedman Plans His Own Westward MoveFriedman’s next project won’t be another Spotted Pig, but it might be another gastropub.
  19. Mediavore
    Coney Dog Has a Star Group of Investors; LAUSD Opening The Doors to Its CentralTim Allen, Adam Sandler, and Sam Raimi are all part of the group that is funding Sunset Blvd.’s first foray into Faygo.
  20. Sam’s Club
    Papaya King Going HollywoodNazarian is a fairly flashy owner for such an everyday spot, making us cringe that this could be another import that doesn’t quite live up to the original.
  21. Mediavore
    Organics From Vending Machines; 100 Year-Old Twins Credit Good Eating HabitsNew legislation paves the way for healthier convenience foods, while the key to longevity might, unfortunately, be in what you’re eating.
  22. Foodievents
    Ferran Adria, Jose Andres, and Juan Mari Arzak Take Over the SLS HotelThe three amigos explained and defended their “avant-garde” cuisine after kissing up to Sam Nazarian.
  23. Sam’s Club
    More Rumored Reinvention Turning Fraiche Santa Monica StaleThe latest rumor includes the possible involvement of SBE. Groan!
  24. USer’s Guide
    Fall Restaurant Preview: Where and What To EatL.A.’s fall’s openings are exciting enough to distract us from Nancy Silverton burgers and Michael Voltaggio’s plans.
  25. Sam’s Club
    SBE Opening Cleo at The Redbury This MonthPlanned as the company’s first original dining concept, Cleo could be chef Danny Elmaleh’s moment to distinguish his vision.
  26. 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.
  27. Sam’s Club
    Nazarian Promises 1717 Vine St. Will Be As Exciting As The BazaarSBE will take operating control of the stalled Palihouse Hollywood project.
  28. Sam’s Club
    Standing in Line Becomes a Real Beach at SBE’s New ClubThe Colony, named by a fan, is set to open in Hollywood with a Hamptons vibe.
  29. 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.
  30. Sam’s Club
    Shark-Jump Alert: SBE Looking to Land in Silver LakeAt least Sam Nazarian only plans an Abbey…for now.
  31. Sam’s Club
    Was Nazarian Next to Get Dumped for Extracurricular Activity?Actress Kritin Cavallari is alleged to have caught his “New York girlfriend” in his L.A. home.
  32. Why Did Bolthouse Bolt?
    Did Bolthouse Bail SBE When Foxtail Flopped?Brent Bolthouse explains his decision to start a solo career.
  33. Douchetinations
    Area Turning into Burger and Stripper Pole-Equipped ‘Industry’ This SaturdaySBE unleashes its next Hollywood nightclub.
  34. Previews
    SBE Plans Gladstone’s Revival Through 2013Changes to the menu and interiors at a Malibu institution will come with help from Sam Nazarian.
  35. Mediavore
    ‘Got Milf?’ Shirts Offend ‘Got Milk?’ Team; Nazarian’s Hotel Plans Slow DownWhile the “Got Milk?” campaign creators mull legal action against a racy knockoff, Sam Nazarian’s hotel ambitions have taken a hit from today’s economic climate.
  36. 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.
  37. Nightlife
    D.J. Brent Botlhouse Bolts from SBEL.A.’s superstar D.J. parts ways with his longtime associate.
  38. Openings
    S.B.E. Transforms Foxtail into Mi-6 and Boots Joe FrancisSam Nazarian is back to the world of L.A. nightlife with a new West Hollywood club.
  39. Empire Building
    Sam Nazarian Shares Seduction Tip at Gladstone’sSam Nazarian has some sweet words for the ladies while eating at Gladstone’s.
  40. Neighborhood Watch
    Hyde Coming to The Staples Center; Foxtail is FinishedSBE has big news as it closes Firefox and builds a new outpost for Hyde.
  41. Empire Building
    SBE to Run Gladstone’sNew SBE plans for a tired legend in Malibu
  42. Mediavore
    LAX Board of Airport Commissioners Brings on NazarianSam Nazarian named on the LAX Board of Airport Commissioners
  43. Mr. Snitch
    Restaurant Titans Descend on Primehouse for a NightHere’s the thing about restaurateurs: They don’t really care about who has the best ramen in the East Village. They’re not really that interested in where Paul Liebrandt’s restaurant will be, and they find avant-garde desserts about as compelling as algebra. But when Steve Hanson opens a restaurant? That, that is something they’re interested in. The fine art of making money via replicable concept restaurants is one at which Hanson is an acknowledged master, and that helps to explain why the main room at Primehouse last Thursday looked like a who’s who of big-time restaurateurs.