Tons of Bravolebs showed up to support Lisa Vanderpump and Ken Todd at the DailyMail.com and DailyMailTV summer party that served as the soft opening of Tom Tom, their new cocktail venture with Tom Schwartz and Tom Sandoval. Think: Dorinda Medley, Reza Farahan, Mercedes "MJ" Javid, Jenni Pulos and her husband Jonathan Nassos, Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave and her husband Edwin Arroyave, and Sophie Stanbury. And that who's-who list is an early indicator that the place is likely to be a celebrity magnet when it officially opens later this summer — so how on earth will regular folks have a prayer of getting in?
Well, fear not, regular folks: The Vanderpump Rules pals hope that Tom Tom is going to be a place for everyone.
"Everybody is welcome," Schwartz told The Feast at the party.
Sandoval quipped: "Except there's an 18-part handshake. I learned it in a night, it's not that big of a deal."
Seriously, though — the Toms have no handshake, and no real tricks to offer about cracking the code for their new hotspot, because they don't want to make it that kind of scene.
"The only thing i'm worried about," Sandoval said, "is this place, as beautiful as it is, it's not like a huge, huge venue.
Schwartz added, "Initially, we might have trouble accommodating everybody in the beginning. But we'll sort it out. And, you know, we got this!"
So if there is a secret, in the beginning at least, it's just a little patience.
-Reporting by Alesandra Dubin
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