Robert Plant was in town last week for a show at the Greek Theater. I happened to flip channels during his Leno performance and could focus on nothing but his new and uncanny resemblance to Jeffrey Lebowski.
Toad wasn’t crowded and the food was great. The waitress was surprised I ordered the pork trotters and finally talked me out of them, motioning repeatedly to her calves and saying we wouldn’t care for them in the slightest.
This reminds me of the time I had to go down to Gardena to this Volvo salvage yard. I was looking for this piece body moulding that my car shed one night in Downtown. But that’s another story for another day.
The LAPD is running an essay contest open to LA Unified students in grades six through eight. This year’s topic: If you were a Los Angeles police officer, how would you help solve the problems in your neighborhood or community?
Recommended Show of the Week: Violent Femmes @ Amoeba. I had to double-check this listing to make sure it wasn’t a cover band going for some cute but easily confusing play on the original’s name. Like Virulent Femmes or Violet Ferns or Violent Phlegm. Nope, it’s them. Get there early.