Power Lunch

Hollywood Power Lunch Spots 2016: Thomas Keller and Wolfgang Puck Dish on Dining-Room Drama

Puck — a proprietor of more than 20 fine-dining establishments worldwide — and Keller — owner of French bistro Bouchon — reveal where they'd go for a meal in Los Angeles.

A Hollywood Assistant Dishes on the Groveling, Posturing and Ego-Saving Fibs Involved in Booking a Power Lunch

A former aide to a top TV exec reveals the high-pressure (but low-level) negotiations ("only suggesting places that were equidistant from [two power players'] respective offices") and manipulations of planning an industry pow-wow: "If I hit a total roadblock with a restaurant … I'd sometimes say the place was closed for a private event and pray that my boss didn't hear someone else had dined there that same day."