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  1. Celebrity Settings
    Arnold Schwarzenegger On the Prowl at Bagatelle; Drake Takes a Dram at XIVLock up your daughters and wives, Los Angeles!
  2. 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.
  3. 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…”
  4. Closings
    Michael Mina’s XIV Gets 86’d From Sunset Blvd.The chef’s L.A. outpost struggled with concepts and failed to attract serious diners.
  5. Oh Sherry
    How the Food World Feels About S. Irene Virbila’s Outing“No one deserves to be treated like that. Restaurants should affirm our humanity, not deny it,” tweets chef Daniel Patterson.
  6. Celebrity Settings
    Britney Spears, Jessica Alba, Rachel Bilson, and Nick Jonas Take Coffee BreaksForget Red O. L.A. has an even better depot for celeb-spotting.
  7. The Other Critics
    Shoemaker’s Savory Scores With Virbila; Gold Throws a Taco PartyThe short-lived Bastide chef expresses his own personal vision in Point Dume, while L.A. Weekly drops five great tacos on readers.
  8. Interviews
    Interview: Jordan Kahn Offers An Early Dose of Red MedicineDespite the growing hype, the chef is more concerned with feeding his hard-working peers.
  9. Coming Soon
    Steven Fretz Fixating on Fish for Solo ProjectThe former XIV chef must have learned a lesson on Sunset, as he’s going casual and comfortable for a new venture.
  10. Chef Shuffles
    Is Steven Fretz Fleeing XIV?The restaurant has had notable trouble getting a concept to stick.
  11. Booze News
    Moet Ices Your Bros at The Abbey, Andaz, and XIVA new champagne concoction seeks those bottle-service, “Drop it like it’s Hot”-driven dollars.
  12. Menus
    What To Eat From XIV’s New MenuHaving struggled with its culinary concept for over a year, the restaurant finally simplifies.
  13. Mediavore
    British Soccer Players Blow Small Fortune at XIV; White House Chef Cooks UpWhile Britain weeps, two players have a ball and Sam Kass helps lead the charge on healthy food initiatives.
  14. 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.
  15. Empire Building
    Michael Mina Gets into Bed with LaMill at Costa Mesa MallThe XIV chef will make beignets.
  16. Awards
    Jordan Kahn Wins ‘Best Dish’ at StarChefs GalaA pastry chef takes home “Best Dish” honors for the first time.
  17. 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.
  18. Douchetinations
    Area Turning into Burger and Stripper Pole-Equipped ‘Industry’ This SaturdaySBE unleashes its next Hollywood nightclub.
  19. Previews
    SBE Plans Gladstone’s Revival Through 2013Changes to the menu and interiors at a Malibu institution will come with help from Sam Nazarian.
  20. Openings
    What to Eat at Four Daughters Kitchen, Open Monday in Manhattan BeachA casual bistro is set to open under Clint Clausen.
  21. Brunch
    Mexico Restaurante, Rockwell, and XIV Bring Boozy Brunches to SundayThree new restaurants introduce three new weekend brunches.
  22. Nightlife
    Bolthouse Named Publisher of 944 L.A.A name DJ and Hollywood mega promoter gets a new job running a magazine.
  23. Slideshow
    Slideshow: Katsuya Uechi Faces Michael Mina at XIVTwo chefs with restaurant empires meet in the kitchen for an Iron Chef-like dinner.
  24. Dinners
    Michael Mina and Katusya To Share XIV Kitchen on TuesdayEast meets West when Katsuya and Michael Mina meet at XIV.
  25. Michael Mina
    Michael Mina Loses a Michelin Star Back HomeMichael Mina’s rapid expansion hurts him back home.
  26. Chef Shuffle
    LA Chef in at Cliff HouseGeorge Morrone leaves Sutro’s at the Cliff House after nine months as a consultant, making way for Patrick Prager.
  27. Trends
    Famous Chefs Serve Family RecipesThese big-name chefs in L.A. use family meals as inspiration.
  28. Celebrity Settings
    Halle Berry Fuels Rumor While Leaving Craft; Lindsay Lohan Sobs at Dan Tana’sHalle Berry leaves Craft and tongues wag about her belly, while Lindsay Lohan bawls over dinner with Samantha Ronson.
  29. Slideshow
    Sliders and Floats at XIVMichael Mina rearranges XIV’s menu with burgers and floats.
  30. Foodievents
    Plate by Plate 7th Annual Tasting Gala this SaturdayTop L.A. chefs keep the gala well-fed.