‘Tyrant’ Feasts its Eyes on Hollywood

The new FX drama “Tyrant” treated journalists and TV aficionados to a taste of the good life on Saturday night when it partnered with the elite dining club Truffl to convert Hollywood’s Acabar restaurant-lounge into an event fit for a dictator.

Guests sipped signature cocktails and nibbled snacks before lounging on throw pillows and sofas in a plush lounge to view the pilot episode of the drama created by “Homeland’s” Gideon Raff. Contortionists, belly dancers and fire dancers entertained the audience as they made their way to banquet tables where a 14-course dinner of Middle Eastern-inspired dishes like lamb and couscous, flatbreads and grilled cauliflower awaited.

Tyrant” premieres at 10 p.m. June 24 on FX.

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