Grab Some Grub: Villa Blanca

Located in the heart of the Beverly Hills triangle, Villa Blanca embodies everything you think Beverly Hills would be. Fake, superficial, gaudy – all of these words are fitting adjectives. When you check out the other diners eating nearby, you’ll understand that this was done on purpose – to entice tourists and old-time Beverly Hills residents longing for the days before their celebrities and tasteful inhabitants left for Brentwood and Pacific Palisades.

You Gotta Get Yo'self some Marble Columns! via VillaBlanca

The food is fine – nothing spectacular, but also not terrible. But, that’s not the real attraction here. On a typical Saturday night, expect botox-infested barbies, Christian Audigier-bedazzled guidos, and waiters whose sleeves are rolled so tight the circulation prevents them from thinking – but lets them show off that they are in shape. The decor doesn’t help the place get over its air of superficiality – as tasteful as over-the-top gold and white trim, logo-embossed pillows, and oversized flowers are.

Almost classier than Franzia. via VillaBlanca

The only real reason to venture into Villa Blanca is its soon-to-be place in pop culture history. Its owner, Lisa Vanderpump-Todd (that’s a real name), will be featured on the upcoming season of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. I can only imagine how “real” that season is going to be…

Villa Blanca is located in Beverly Hills at 9601 Brighton Way. Reservations can be made at 310.859.7600.

-MK

Contact the author at mksmogger@gmail.com.

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One response to “Grab Some Grub: Villa Blanca

  1. i threw up on my computer looking at this.

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