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Lisa Vanderpump Says Yes to Wine, No to Phones at Lunch

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Can you tell it's Real Housewives of Beverly Hills season? Brandi Glanville is hosting a book party next week, Kyle Richards is shopping for mannequins in Downtown, and now Lisa Vanderpump is sharing her thoughts on the art of power lunching. To promote her spin-off show, Vanderpump Rules, the restaurateur-turned-reality star sat down with The Hollywood Reporter to reveal 10 business lunch dos and don'ts.

While Vanderpump suggests that "generally you should put your phone aside" during midday bites, adult beverages are encouraged: "I lived in England my whole life, and you're not shipped off to Betty Ford if you order a glass of wine at lunch, so I think there is room here for having a glass and relaxing and not putting yourself under so much pressure."

The BH powerhouse is also "a real stickler for time" and doesn't recommend ordering something messy like spaghetti Bolognese or corn on the cob. She also has a plan for picking up the check: "If someone invites you, then that person should pick it up. I firmly believe it. If you really want to pay it, as you walk in you give the card so that it's done and there's no struggle." See the rest of the rules here.
· Lisa Vanderpump's 10 Rules to Power Lunching [THR]
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