Dustin Lancaster fell backward into the restaurant industry after investing in a wine bar that became an immediate hit

Dustin Lancaster fell backward into the restaurant industry after investing in a wine bar that became an immediate hit.

5 questions with L.A. restaurateur Dustin Lancaster

An aspiring actor-turned-restaurateur dishes on opening his first bar, hiring his first kitchen staff and more. • See more Owner Interviews

Dustin Lancaster may have washed dishes and bussed tables in high school, but he certainly was no restaurateur.

The 18-year-old kid from Deer Creek, Oklahoma, moved to Silver Lake, an affluent hipster Los Angeles community, after high school to become a star. He went to art school and shot commercials in his spare time, eventually dabbling in television acting. As the acting gigs picked up, Lancaster looked for a fun way to invest the extra money that was coming in. Investing in

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