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Power Plates

Los Angeles and New York hot spots -- Check out the clientele at celebrities favorite restaurants

Los Angeles
Mortons
On Monday nights, Mortons becomes the capital of the movie business. In the regular lineup: Maria Shriver, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Charlie Sheen, Michael Eisner, Winona Ryder, Rob Lowe, James Woods, Carrie Fisher, David Geffen, Matthew Modine, Richard Gere, and Madonna.

Hot Spots (L.A.)
Hugo's
For breakfast, especially on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Le Dome
Where the music industry goes for midday meals
Kokomo Cafe
For lunch with Twin Peaks types
Polo Lounge
For cocktails
Maple Drive
For cooler cocktails (Dudley Moore and director Tony Bill are part owners)
Spago
For dinners big on designer pizza

New York
The Four Seasons
Lunch is when it happens at the Four Seasons. Driven diners include: Jann Wenner, Lynn Nesbit, Mort Janklow, Jason Epstein, S.I. Newhouse, Richard Straus, Tom Brokaw, Anna Wintour, Walter Yetnikoff, Tina Brown, Mike Wallace, and Henry Kissinger.

Hot Spots (N.Y.)
Michael's
Where midtown publishing powers lunch
Union Square Cafe
Where downtown publishing powers lunch
Tribeca Bar and Grill
For post-premiere parties (Robert De Niro is co-owner)
Regency Hotel
Where the power breakfast was born
Elaine's
For dinners with the literary crowd

Originally posted Nov 02, 1990 Published in issue #38 Nov 02, 1990 Order article reprints
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