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Sophie Gayot discussed the current economic strain on high-profile restaurants during her June 30th 2008 appearance on Frank Mottek's Business Hour on KNX 1070.

Frank Mottek - Sophie Gayot
Frank Mottek and Sophie Gayot in the KNX studios.

Using Gordon Ramsay’s newest Los Angeles restaurant, The London West Hollywood, as reference, Sophie explains that many restaurateurs will be adjusting prices on their menus in order to accommodate the economic situation facing the US.

Sophie also made mention of the 34th annual Block Party at the Paramount Studios back lot, a charity event held by the CONCERN Foundation, featuring food and drink from over 60 of Southern California's most celebrated restaurants, including the Chaya Brasserie, La Cachette, Café Del Rey and blue on blue

Below is the list of restaurants that were mentioned during the show.


Cafe Del Rey California
Dining Room at Cafe Del Rey, Marina del Rey, CA 4451 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Menu | Photo
California cuisine with Mediterranean influences is offered amid panoramic views of the Marina. More...

Gordon Ramsay at The London West Hollywood California
Dining Room at Gordon Ramsay at The London West Hollywood, West Hollywood, CA The London West Hollywood
1020 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Menu | Video
This elegant restaurant at The London West Hollywood offers upscale California cuisine from Gordon Ramsay. More...

The Grill on Hollywood American
Dining Room at The Grill on Hollywood, Hollywood, CA Hollywood & Highland
6801 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Classics like Cobb salads, steaks and chops are offset by adventurous daily specials. More...

Il Moro Italian
Dining Room at Il Moro, Los Angeles, CA 11400 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Stylish Italian with traditional dishes and extensive specials provides a welcoming escape with its terrace and airy dining room. More...

Vibrato Grill Jazz...etc. Steakhouse
Dining Room at Vibrato Grill Jazz...etc., Los Angeles, CA 2930 N. Beverly Glen Circle
Los Angeles, CA 90077
Vibrato features live modern jazz, high-end dining and stylish d├ęcor, complete with paintings from co-owner and multiple Grammy Award winner Herb Alpert. More...

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(Published: 06/30/08)


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