Proletarian Travel: Billionaires Blacklisted at Baller Beaches
Local restaurants along the Mediterranean coast are sick of these billionaires! Roman Abramovich was the latest "victim" when the owner of Bistrot turned the oilman away from the already fully booked ristorante in Tuscany. Page Six reports that he was so miffed, Abramovich steamed over to Sardinia on his yacht instead, probably putting his five cooks and 45 waiters to work on the way.
He might not have much better luck there: Italian tycoon Flavio Briatore recently stopped in on the island, only to be greeted by irate locals:
Who threw sand and buckets of water at him when he tried to land from his yacht.
· Ristorante Bistrot [Official Site]
· Riviera Fed Up with Russians [NYP]
· Russian Oligarch "Invader" Pays Record for Riviera Villa [UK Times]
· Italy Travel coverage [Jaunted]