While some ladies from the Housewives franchise have seen their stars take an epic fall after a meteoric rise, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Vanderpump is showing no signs of slowing down. According to the LA Times, the star of the series and producer of Vanderpump Rules is set to open her third LA restaurant on Thursday.
The aptly named “Pump” is located in West Hollywood at the corner of the once-disheveled Southeast corner of Robertson and Santa Monica Boulevard. It boasts a large iron gate that opens up to the multi-part restaurant with an outdoor lounge that seats 75 and a garden area that seats 70. Pump also has a large indoor dining room and a private events room. The garden area was inspired by her seven years living in France, and is said to include 100-year-old olive trees and a private cabana-lined garden area with hanging tree lanterns.
During the interview with the LA Times, chef Penny Davidi –– a former contestant on The Next Food Network Star –– sets down a plate a Pasta Arrabiata that really gets Lisa going.
"Oh, that's sex on a plate,” the star said of the exquisite looking meal, which includes tri-color pasta and house sausage in a light arrabiata sauce. “I want everything to be sexy."
Penny calls the cuisine at Pump “people-friendly” Mediterranean, Italian. On top of the delicious looking Pasta Arrabiata, other sure hits will be a pasta dish with chunks of lobster and a filet mignon tagliata, which is sliced over red cabbage and a cauliflower and wasabi puree. Drooling yet?
As for bevvies, signature cocktails will abound. Fans of the show will surely love ordering the “Pumptini,” which is made with Vanderpump vodka, Pavan, fresh grapefruit, and lime.
For one last laugh, Vanderpump-style, Lisa said the restaurant is “very gay friendly because we’re right in boys town.”
Vanderpump for President? It could happen.
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Source: LA Times