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Sam Nazarian with Sophie Gayot at XIV restaurant

Sam Nazarian with Sophie Gayot at XIV restaurant


By Sophie Gayot

Last night, as I was at Michael Mina’s XIV restaurant checking out its mini burgers and floats, perfect for a casual stop on the way back home from the office, I ran into Sam Nazarian who was having dinner (no surprise since he owns the place). Once again I had the pleasure of speaking with him about his new ventures in the restaurant world.


Good news for Angelenos: Nazarian has partnered with the owners of Gladstone’s restaurant, right on the beach off Pacific Coast Highway, to manage the spacious location and transform it into a west coast Nikki Beach.


We can’t wait!

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  1. As long as he doesn’t screw with the clam chowder, I’ll give him a chance.

    Comment by Matthew Bilinsky — September 6, 2009 @ 5:40 pm

  2. […] a year ago, I ran into Sam Nazarian at XIV restaurant where he informed me that he had just taken over the management of Gladstone’s […]

    Pingback by GAYOT’s Blog Dining by the Beach — July 3, 2010 @ 5:10 pm

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