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Pump by Lisa Vanderpump opening

Does anyone know when this is opening ? Everything says later this month and my two co workers want to have a commitment /celebration there. I have called Sur and Villa Blanca but all I hear is later this month. Does anyone know if it's just a bar or will it have food? Or maybe a private room for a party.

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  1. Eater LA http://la.eater.com/tags/pump-lounge says mid May and that since they give the name of the "chef" who will be manning (womaning?) the kitchen I am going to go out on a limb and say they will have food (g).

    More info here: http://la.eater.com/archives/2013/04/...

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    1. re: Servorg

      servorg, how bout you go and report back?

      1. re: jessejames

        Does not look like my kind of place. So I'll live vicariously, once again.

          1. re: Novelli

            The mere idea of visiting a place like this makes me reach for my revolver.

            1. re: JeMange

              I prefer my Glock 17, but hey, to each their own!

              1. re: Servorg

                nothing says come hither my sweet lass than a garlic martini

                1. re: jessejames

                  Not to mention its great steaks. Careful, we dont want to loose you too.

                2. re: Servorg

                  It's a quote from a Mission of Burma song which in turn is borrowed from a quote attributed to Herman Goering - "When I hear the word 'culture', that's when I reach for my revolver."

                  Apparently, the actual quote is, "When I hear the word 'culture' I flick off the safety on my Browning."

                  Those with the knee-jerk anti-gun reaction come across as ignorant more than anything else. Relax, people. I'm quoting a quote that was misquoted by someone else.

                  1. re: JeMange

                    so did anyone try this joint ???????

                    1. re: kevin

                      As part of your penance, it seems appropriate that you should!

                      1. re: Thor123

                        in which case, i'll be off the site for good.

                        but pump is going to have a lot of salubrious eye candy, right ????????

                        1. re: kevin

                          sounds more cougar than pussycat/sex kitten

                                  1. re: jessejames

                                    ok, i shall report back. that is if i don't get sidetracked to Tana's once again.

                    2. re: JeMange

                      When I hear the word "culture" I think of that old phrase by Dorothy Parker.

                  2. re: JeMange

                    oooooo, and food by a Food Network Star!
                    How can they go wrong?!?!?!?

          2. She'll have food and drinks….very upscale.

            Interesting location, right next to The Abbey.
            Let's hope this business lasts for more than a year, unlike
            the many before hers.

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