Mudcat Café message #91796 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #11959   Message #91796
Posted By: John Hindsill
02-Jul-99 - 04:57 PM
Thread Name: Great Coffee Houses
Subject: RE: Great Coffee Houses
Venice West - Southern California of the "Beatniks"; had ny first espresso theere.
Positano's - High overlooking Malibu; only way up was a woody which shuttled you up in reverse. First time was scary, dark, winding athiests in that woody!
Pandora's Box
Cosmo Alley
The Unicorn
The Ice House, when a folk club
The Troubadour, ditto
The Ash Grove
The Garrett, my personal favorite back then...All long gone.

Today, in Pasadena, the Coffee Gallery and its Backstage, operated by Bob Stane (orignal operator of the Ice House).