Archive for June 12th, 2008

Los Angeles Restaurant News – New Trader Vic’s to Open; Shut Brentwood Hamburger Hamlet Goes to . . .

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

The Hamburger Hamlet in Brentwood has been shut many months ago. Though the latest announcement is that Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne of Luques and A.O.C. fame will open something in this location, with H.H. as a silent partner, but they are not saying what but the latest news is the name will be Tavern

On another front; it seems as if Trader Vic’s will be opening in an undisclosed location somewhere in Los Angeles in 2009, presumably on the Westside?

Yamashiro Restaurant

Yamashiro Restaurant, situated off of Franklin Ave. in Hollywood, is now an official landmark along with the Magic Castle. The land is now on the market however, if the property is sold the buyer cannot demolish either structure.
CC Commons photo by Flickr user CC Chapman

It appears that Gordon Ramsay is struggling with problems at his Restaurant, Gordon Ramsey in the London Hotel West Hollywood. This is an inevitable occurrence in every newly opened restaurant operation. It was mentioned in the press that after the opening night soirée at his restaurant he was spotted dining with David Beckham at Cut in Beverly Hills. His reply, “the staff are under enough pressure without my looking over their shoulders.”