By Matthew Kang
Wolfgang Puck is making a pizza. The 71-year-old chef, who has become a household name from his airport eateries, grocery line, and upscale establishments, has been making pizza for a very long time. Best known for creating the smoked salmon pizza at Spago , which was one of the city’s first restaurants to have a wood-fired oven, Puck is contemplating the signature pizza at his new daytime hotel cafe Ospero .
He stretches the dough while posing for the camera, as if this was a shoot for a glossy fashion magazine. Puck is always posing, holding a dish out for maximum exposure. He, and the team at Ospero and the penthouse restaurant Merois, will likely need it as the ongoing pandemic continues to hamper an ideal opening scenario at the massive new Pendry West Hollywood .
It’s hard to even see a remnant of this plot’s former existence as the iconic Sunset Strip House of Blues. So thorough was the conversation to this property, which took three years to construct and is slated to open this week. The 140 room hotel and its accompanying 40 units of private residences cements Sunset Strip as the de facto destination for high-flying […]
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