enjoys dining out, and celebrities are no exception.
In fact, one of the
best ways to spot a movie star in the flesh is simply to go to the same
restaurants that the stars frequent.
These celebrity cafés were often unique in appearance as well...
Steven Spielberg’s former place,
Dive!, was shaped like a giant yellow submarine. Kevin Costner’s
Clubhouse recreated the ambiance of an exclusive members-only country
club. And Peter Fonda’s
Thunder Roadhouse looked like a rough & tumble biker joint
- complete with Harleys out front.
Others were more traditional, such as
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s casual-chic
Schazi on Main in Santa Monica.
often don't last very long. It seems that almost everyone wants to
open their own restaurant (including stars), but making the business a
success is a different story.
But that doesn't stop them from trying.
So, at any given time, you can bet that there are still a number of celebrity-owned restaurants in L.A.
Currently, they range from Dan Aykroyd’s
funky House of Blues, on the famous Sunset Strip, to Eva Longoria’s romantic Beso in Hollywood, to the hip Italian spot, Dolce, opened
by Ashton Kutcher and his friends from "That '70s Show".
You'll find all the information you need right here: the names of the restaurants,
their addresses & phone numbers, even the names of their celebrity
Plus articles about former celebrity restaurants which have
since given up the ghost - but still make for fun reading.
(If you'd rather see a list of restaurants which are popular with the stars,
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