Tom Schwartz and Tom Sandoval dropped shared some large information on the brand new season of “Vanderpump Rules.”
In the season 9 premiere, the duo opened up a few new enterprise enterprise they have been planning. But first they needed to say their TomTom accomplice — Lisa Vanderpump– about it, as a result of they have been engaged on it behind her again.
In a clip shared on Bravo.com, Schwartz and Sandoval have been proven on the location of their new “place” and have been speaking concerning the inside décor. In a confessional, Sandoval admitted he was “barely nervous” to inform Vanderpump what he and his accomplice have been as much as, but it surely was truly Vanderpump who introduced it up as she advised the 2 she “heard” that they have been opening “one other restaurant or a bar.”
In the tip, the Toms obtained their blessing from LVP, who advised them she and her husband Ken Todd “help” what they have been doing.
The Toms Could Not Agree on a Name For Their Bar, But They Do Have a Theme
Schwartz and Sandoval additionally opened up concerning the theme for his or her future bar. When requested about it by Vanderpump, Sandoval painted a trippy image.
“James Turrell, mild artist, went over to his grandma’s home and took some acid,” he mentioned. “It’s actually cool.”
The two additionally revealed they have been nonetheless engaged on a reputation, however Sandoval appeared to favor one identify specifically.
“Actually we’ve got settled on a reputation, “Sandoval mentioned in a confessional. “It’s Schwartz & Sandy’s.”
In a separate scene, Schwartz’s spouse, Katie Maloney, was seen slamming the potential identify. She advised Sandoval’s girlfriend, Ariana Madix, “Your Tom actually likes the identify he got here up with. My Tom hates it. I believe it is horrible.”
“You wish to make it like psychedelic, funky, contemporary, lights, textures. And you then wish to name it f***ing Schwartz & Sandys?” Maloney mentioned. “Ugh. I misplaced my boner.”
There Was Buzz About the Toms’ New Business Venture Last Year
Schwartz and Sandoval turned junior companions in Lisa Vanderpump’s TomTom Restaurant & Bar in 2018. Fans noticed Vanderpump take the previous SUR staff underneath her wing after they every invested $50,000 into opening the West Hollywood bar and one other $50,000 into an adjoining backyard lounge, aka The Garden, that was created in an area subsequent door to it, per Page Six.
Sandoval and Schwartz are recognized for carrying matching outfits and displaying up for work collectively on their white bike with a sidecar.
The COVID-19 pandemic compelled TomTom to be closed for an prolonged time period from early 2020 to 2021, however that did not cease the Toms from engaged on different issues throughout their downtime.
As far again as December 2020, there was buzz they’d one other bar enterprise was within the works for the 2. At the time, an insider advised The Sun that Schwartz and Sandoval wished to department out within the bar world on their very own.
“They are planning to open a bar by themselves, with out Lisa, as a result of they need greater items of the pie,” the supply mentioned. “They are already taking a look at actual property in Los Angeles and West Hollywood for his or her subsequent spot.”
The insider additionally made it clear that the 2 Toms did “not have a falling out” with Vanderpump and easily simply wished to “enterprise out on their very own.”
And whereas Vanderpump has been supportive of the younger entrepreneurs, one among their former “Vanderpump Rules” co-stars hasn’t at all times been. In May 2020, Jax Taylor responded to a social media commenter who mentioned the Toms have “prospered” of their enterprise.
“They haven’t prospered,” Taylor replied, per Us Weekly. “That restaurant is a cash pit. I’d by no means wish to personal a bar in Hollywood it is a cash pit. It by no means finally ends up properly.”
Schwartz and Sandoval’s TomTom did truly made a revenue in its very first yr, Us famous.