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  1. Sam’s Club
    SBE Bringing Sin City-Style Pool Party To SLS Hotel On SundayNow there will be even less reason to trek to Vegas to stay with the company.
  2. Sam’s Club
    Abbey Owner David Cooley’s New Restaurant Plans Get Boystown GabbingThe owner may ease concerns by announcing his plans to “add something new and exciting to the heart of Boystown.”
  3. Leftovers
    Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley Serving At Rock & Brews Tomorrow; Adam TihanyThe KISS stars will wait on wounded warriors and veterans in Torrance.
  4. Sam’s Club
    SBE Opening Double Barrel Roadhouse in VegasThe company must need a place to squeeze dollars out of the rejects at Hyde.
  5. Lawsuits
    Former Cleo Line Cook Sues SBE For Discrimination and HarrassmentKeyon Wilson claims she was abused with epithets and a forced leave after complaining to H.R.
  6. Sam’s Club
    SBE Bringing The Bazaar, Umami, Katsuya, and The Griddle To Vegas StripThe Hollywood haunt for lovers of big breakfasts will surely ensnare Sin City’s hungover legions.
  7. Sam’s Club
    Papaya King Abdicates Its Throne In HollywoodThe imported restaurant will be replaced by an expanded version of Sayer’s Club.
  8. 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.
  9. Exports
    Umami Burger Heading Out of State, Opening in MiamiAll things SBE eventually flow towards South Beach these days.
  10. 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.”
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Burger Time
    Umami Charges $100 For Foie Gras and Truffle BurgerWith a snooty side of bragging about your bank account balance.
  14. Empire Building
    How Long Before José Andrés Opens a Bazaar in Every U.S. City?The only certainty is that L.A. soon won’t be the only one.
  15. Openings
    Mercato Di Vetro Opens in West HollywoodCould it be more than just a festa for Hills fans?
  16. Sam’s Club
    What to Expect at SBE’s Mercato di VetroSam Nazarian is chomping at the bit to open his new Italian.
  17. Crime Scenes
    Charges Filed Against Hyde, Industry, and Voyeur for Liquor License ViolationsThe news channel’s expose on local nightlife might have also lead to the temporary closure of two SBE clubs.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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?
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. Mediavore
    The World’s Most Expensive Dishes; Angelenos Don’t All Scream For Breast Milk66% of those polled in L.A. would refuse a scoop of the stuff, while a $180 sandwich is being sold in England.
  25. Mediavore
    Top Ten Airport Restaurants; Mice Terrorists Invade Pennsylvanian Pizza ShopsLAX’s Encounter restaurant gets a nod, while a pizza shop owner is accused of terrorizing his competition.
  26. Menus
    Danny Elmaleh Brings Graceland French Toast and A Pickle Recipe to The Abbey’sThe chef appears to have taken inspiration from delis and taco trucks for a new menu.
  27. 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.
  28. Sam’s Club
    More Rumored Reinvention Turning Fraiche Santa Monica StaleThe latest rumor includes the possible involvement of SBE. Groan!
  29. 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.
  30. Chef Shuffles
    Is Steven Fretz Fleeing XIV?The restaurant has had notable trouble getting a concept to stick.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. Happy Birthday
    Katsuya Brentwood Turns FourDiscounts on dining and drinks will last through today.
  34. 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.
  35. Sam’s Club
    Gladstone’s Food And Design Overhaul Nearing CompletionDishes getting lighter and cleaner, but anything would be an improvement.
  36. 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.
  37. Sam’s Club
    Shark-Jump Alert: SBE Looking to Land in Silver LakeAt least Sam Nazarian only plans an Abbey…for now.
  38. 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.
  39. Why Did Bolthouse Bolt?
    Did Bolthouse Bail SBE When Foxtail Flopped?Brent Bolthouse explains his decision to start a solo career.
  40. Mediavore
    Ilan Hall Gets Hate Mail; Edible Frogs and Turtles BannedThe Gorbals is accused of being sacrilegious and two popular Asian delicacies are off California’s menu.
  41. Nightlife
    Bolthouse and Starkman Team Up On Trousdale, Open TuesdaySBE’s former mega-promoter promises his club is this generation’s Hyde.
  42. Douchetinations
    Area Turning into Burger and Stripper Pole-Equipped ‘Industry’ This SaturdaySBE unleashes its next Hollywood nightclub.
  43. Previews
    SBE Plans Gladstone’s Revival Through 2013Changes to the menu and interiors at a Malibu institution will come with help from Sam Nazarian.
  44. Openings
    What to Eat at Four Daughters Kitchen, Open Monday in Manhattan BeachA casual bistro is set to open under Clint Clausen.
  45. Empire Building
    SBE Targets Mammoth for Next Hyde Lounge Locale, Open FridaySam Nazarian is bringing his ultra-exclusive lounge to the slopes.
  46. Nightlife
    Bolthouse Named Publisher of 944 L.A.A name DJ and Hollywood mega promoter gets a new job running a magazine.
  47. 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.
  48. Nightlife
    D.J. Brent Botlhouse Bolts from SBEL.A.’s superstar D.J. parts ways with his longtime associate.
  49. 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.
  50. Empire Building
    Sam Nazarian Shares Seduction Tip at Gladstone’sSam Nazarian has some sweet words for the ladies while eating at Gladstone’s.
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