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Axwell to Open Up Restaurant and Club in Los Angeles

The former Mafioso is turning restaurateur with the opening of swanky spots, E.P. and L.P.

by David Garber
Jan 8 2015, 10:50pm

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Since the demise of Swedish House Mafia, the various "made-men" have been keeping busy. Steve Angello is gearing up for the release of his new album Wild Youth this spring, in addition to a new residency in Vegas. The other two shiny-haired chaps, Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso, have been serenading festivals with their new collaborative act, Axwell Λ Ingrosso. 

In addition to his new duo with Seb, Axwell has just announced his venture into another realm. No, he's not starting to make deep house—but instead will be bringing his entrepreneurial talents and culinatary palate to the city of Los Angeles, along with Australian DJ Grant Smillie and restaurateur David Combes, for West Hollywood eatery and nightclub, the musically-named E.P. (Extended Play) and L.P. (Long Play). 

E.P. will serve pan-Asian eats courtesy of acclaimed Australian chef Louis Tikaram, while L.P. will be all about the beats, along with a 4,000 square foot rooftop lounge, with views of the Hollywood Hills, and small snacks available until 2 AM. At the corner of Melrose and LaCienega, the spot is at the cultural intersection of Weho's Restaurant Row and its fame gay nightlife. Whether it also borders on the Land of Deliciousness remains to be seen.

For what will surely be one of the City of Angel's newest hotspots, we give you this advice: just get in line now. 

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