Beacher's Madhouse, Bryan Rabin's new hot spot and more are unveiled in this look at the haunts frequented by Johnny Depp, Kelly Osbourne, Kim Kardashian, Sean Combs, Russell Simmons and Lenny Kravitz.
Beacher (center) with his Las Vegas performers mini-Kanye (left) and mini-Psy at his soon-to-launch venue in the MGM Grand.
Rabin, second from left, with Madonna in 1994.
David Beckham and friends at Beacher's Madhouse.
Sean Penn with a Beacher's Oompa Loompa at Beacher's Madhouse in Hollywood.
Label exec Andre Harrell (left) and Robin Thicke in the house.
Jody Watley (left) and Amy Poehler at Giorgio's.
From left: Club namesake Giorgio Moroder, L.A. nightlife and event producer Bryan Rabin, and disco DJ Adam XII. Says Rabin: "This is not about nostalgia. Disco is simply the world's most addictive music."
The Standard Hotel
The Standard Hotel on Sunset Boulevard.
Simon Hammerstein, creator of New York cabaret The Box, has imported his brand of raunchy, surreal nightlife to L.A. (he recently was bounced from Sin City's Palazzo over alleged obscenity-law violations) with this four-month pop-up club starring ornately costumed performers and topless ballerinas. Cee Lo Green and Leonardo DiCaprio already have been in. 7969 Santa Monica Blvd.
Rumored to have been Rudolph Valentino's speakeasy, this underground Hollywood space with 1930s laundry baskets as tables is from La Descarga's Mark and JonnieHouston. ThomYorke has DJ'd. 1725 N. Hudson Ave.
This downtown club on an alleyway boasts cocktails by the mixology pioneers from Manhattan's Death & Co. The neo-disco room with its light-up dance floor is perfect for the year Giorgio Moroder came back in style. 819 S. Flower St.
The former Club Lingerie, where Red Hot Chili Peppers played early shows, is a wood-beamed lounge with drinks conjured by veterans of The Roger Room. Jimmy Fallon christened it with his Emmy afterparty. 6507 W. Sunset Blvd.
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