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Random Mon Oct 31 2011

A Well-Crafted Halloween Costume

301418_2637142730549_1314913957_3024051_650799346_n.jpgBehold, Mike Pakowski as Paul McGee of The Whistler.

The Whistler transforms itself into the Great American Fern Bar--which set the stage for the mass-produced theme bars that Henry Chinaski would never set foot in (T.G.I.Friday's, etc.) tonight only for Halloween.

Their buddy up the street, Lula Cafe, becomes Taco Hell (of the fast food variety--think gorditas and cinnamon twists) beginning at 6pm. UPDATE: Lula's special guest is none the f**k other than Rick Bayless.

(Photo by Nicole Oppenheim)

 

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