Out Room without all the clutter. Better still remember 20 plus
beers on tap at $3 a hit. This along with a bouncer who reads "An
of photography" is what you'll find at Amnesia.
It's no nonsense approach is welcome among the glut of bars on the Strip.
Sure they only serve beer and wine but if you want cocktails and 50s
then go to Backflip. Here at least the bar doesn't leak water
like a sieve
and the beers on tap have quirky down home names like Blue Heron Pale
although you can get Newcastle and Strongbow cider. Tequila slammers
the corporate set just wouldn't go over big here.
Design wise the walls remind me of 24th Street BART. Egg crate sound
absorbing pieces are positioned about the wall and ceiling just like
those Mayan inspired pieces that welcome commuters every day. The neon
green afterglow of the exit sign is hypnotic or maybe it's because folks
scoping out the newbies coming through the double doors. Look for the
uptight guy on the door of the gents to see a portrait of true white-collar
The scene is uncomplicated and folks are dressed down. It's a local
so take take comfort in the fact your in a non gentrified zone if those
things weigh heavy on your mind.
A spanking new addition has been live tunes. Last night saw the premiere
turntables as a trio of DJ's served up "Bubble & Squeak"
which for those
without an English mum translates into turning leftovers into a feast.
Soul Salaam (Makeout Room) probably found it more cozy than his usual
Live Bands are soon to make an appearance so music scribes take note.
The cover is $2 for live gigs which leaves you able to buy that special
someone a drink or further obliterate the day's woes. So long as it's