Hungry? Then Support Your Favorite Restaurant! Here’s a Pastrami Sandwich from one of Chicago’s great Deli’s…and the story of this sandwich is the story of the restaurant industry today… In the midst of this pandemic, some of our greatest restaurants… Read More ›
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Hollywood’s Iconic Musso & Frank Re-Opens June 26! Here Is The Release With Pandemic Protocols Detailed! Martini And Sand Dabs Time!
LEGENDARY MUSSO & FRANK GRILL TO REOPEN TO THE PUBLIC JUNE 26! The headline on this press release brought a big smile to my face! Who needs one of these? After being closed for three months due to the pandemic,… Read More ›
The Troubadour Needs Your Help! This Legendary Music Club In West Hollywood May Not Survive – Here Are GoFundMe Details…
Help the Troubadour Survive! Another legendary Hollywood business is facing permanent closure due to the pandemic. The legendary Troubadour Club in West Hollywood may not survive…as LAtimes.com reports: “For 60 years, the historic club the Troubadour has anchored the western… Read More ›
The Legendary Restaurant Romanoffs! Remembering An Iconic Beverly Hills Celebrity Hangout!
Welcome To The Glamorous Romanoff’s! I love the golden age of Hollywood – and the legendary hangout for the rich and famous – and the Beverly Hills restaurant Romanoff’s was one of them! Imagine sitting at dinner and watching Cary… Read More ›
Classic “B” Movies! Body Heat! Battle Royale! Bogart Too! Cinema’s Greatest Films That Begin With A “B”!
How About Some Classic “B” Movies! I’m getting 2020 off to a cinematic start: with these then “B” movies! In Hollywood parlance, a “B” movie used to refer to the second film on a double feature – a lesser known… Read More ›
Hollywood’s Legendary Musso & Frank! 100 Years And Still Growing! Celebrate Tinseltown’s Best Martini!
Hollywood’s Iconic Restaurant Musso & Frank Is 100 – And Still Growing! Located on the famed Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of Hollywood, Musso & Frank is Hollywood’s greatest restaurant, and this year, it’s turning 100 years old! Sitting in… Read More ›
Eagles “Hotel California” Anniversary! “Lyin’ Eyes!” “Sunset Grill!” My LA-Based Eagles Landmarks
Welcome To The “Hotel California!” It’s now a bit of a running gag between me and my wife: every time we drive by The Beverly Hills Hotel, we take a picture – and why not? It’s iconic for many reasons,… Read More ›
RIP Harry Dean Stanton! A Great Actor! A Class Act! An American Original…
RIP Harry Dean Stanton… One of Hollywood’s most interesting, unique and singular talents passed away at the age of 91. Harry Dean Stanton is known for many great movies, but he is also known as one of the nicest, most… Read More ›
“B” Movies Indeed! My List Of Ten Great Films Beginning With “B”!
How About Some Classic “B” Movies! In Hollywood parlance, a “B” movie used to refer to the second film on a double feature – a lesser known movie that viewers got as a bonus…here’s an example: It’s too bad there… Read More ›
Hollywood’s Iconic “Formosa Cafe” Has Reopened! Finally, A Great Hollywood Story!
The Answer Is “YES YES YES”! Hollywood’s Legendary Formosa Cafe Has Been Saved! Finally, some GOOD news about Hollywood’s legendary haunts! Here’s the great news about the future of the iconic Formosa Cafe, which shuttered abruptly two years ago –… Read More ›