Easy Reader Staff

Barfly 8 July 2010

by Deb L

I can’t look too far ahead because it’s too overwhelming. I really think the all-powerful Universe could have come up with something a little less tragic but what do I know…

 Easy Reader Staff

Barfly 1 July 2010

I’ve received many e-mails, calls and kind words from you since my heavy public admission of what’s been going on in my life and truly, you have kept me going. They say, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger,” but I wonder, what if it kills you?

 Kevin Cody

Barfly: Lunada Bay House, Tin Roof wine tastings

Tonight, Thursday, June 10, if you need a break from Laker madness – can they stretch these games out any farther? – head over to the new Lunada BayHouse Restaurant, PVE from the owners of Lou E Luey’s and Delzano’s, RB for a Justin Vineyards & Winery Wine Dinner from 5-11 p.m.

 Kevin Cody

Barfly: ECC’s Rent deserves an audience

Last Chance: Jonathan Larson’s Tony and Pulitzer prize winning musical, “Rent,” closes this weekend at El Camino College, so you have three chances left to see it: Friday, March 26, Saturday, March 27 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 28 at 3 p.m. I highly recommend you do.

 Kevin Cody

Barfly: Open Mmic at FFFF

Due to the increasing popularity of Hermosa Beach open mic nights for musicians, Fat Face Fenner’s Fishack, Pier Plaza, HB now hosts an open mic night on Wednesdays.

 Kevin Cody

Barfly: Remembering Aussie Blue

Celeb Sightings: Goldie Hawn, her sister and a group of friends were spotted dining at Petros, Metlox Center, MB. Word is she acts just like she does on TV and in the movies, all bubbles, giggles and smiles and she looks exactly the same.

 Kevin Cody

Barfly: Good restaurants go, Blake’s back

by Deb L
Bad News First: The South Bay began the year with the loss of two restos Brix, PCH, HB and Le Saint Raphael, PCH, RB. Neither were a surprise but for very different reasons. Brix’s owner had heart, soul, ideas, visions, friends, a great chef, and a sommelier but it wasn’t enough.

 Kevin Cody

Barfly: Tiger the tipper

by Deb L Speaking of Making Amends: Tiger Woods certainly gave comedians plenty to holiday cheer about — like not having to come up with any original material for a while. It’s like a vacation. Now, you know how I hate to get all smarty pants and all, but this is just too much. Back […]

 Kevin Cody

Barfly: Familiar names, no digs

Changing Over: Philly twins Kirk and Kieran Harrington, the culinary force behind what was Corkscrew Café (the small-plate, boutique wine, authentic Philly Cheesesteak, chic but chill like you’re part of the family resto that is now Sushi), Marine/Rosecrans, MB, and Upper Manhattan, Highland, MB have teamed up with Seth Weiss, brother of Darren Weiss, chef/owner of Darren’s Manhattan Ave, MB – still with me? – to buy the Cruz Room.