The owners of the new Empire Asian Restaurant & Lounge celebrated the opening of their oversize doors Thursday with a well-attended party of high rollers. Big Night Entertainment’s Ed and Joe Kane , Randy Greenstein, and chef Kevin Long hosted the likes of Sox owners John Henry and wife Linda, Tom Werner, and Larry Lucchino and wife Stacey, chef Todd English, car czar Herb Chambers, Kraft Group president Jonathan Kraft, Sox vice chairman David Ginsberg (and fiancee Laura Margosian ), Sox PR poobah Charles Steinberg , Gemvara’s Corinne Grousbeck , former Sox ace Pedro Martinez, state education secretary Paul Reville, Fan Pier owner Joe Fallon, Greatest Bar owner Billy Fairweather , Peter Meade, Shag owner Sandy Poirier, and Miss Massachusetts USA Natalie Pietrzak and her sister Monica. . . . Meanwhile, we’re told Shaquille O’Neal, former Celtic Tony Allen, and Boys Like Girls drummer John Keefe were a few of the familiar folks who celebrated the birthday of nightlife guru Jeff London at Rumor the other night. . . . MIX 104.1 Thursday honored Karen Klein , the upstate New York bus monitor whose cruel treatment by students was captured on video that has since gone viral. Klein’s anti-bullying efforts were rewarded with a day of sightseeing in Boston.