The Starving Musicians
  • The Starving Musicians: Where to Eat in this Town

    Eastbound Bar & Grill, Lakeside Lakeside, a small town nestled in the western foothills of the Cuyamaca Mountains, conjures up visions of cowboys and horses. Upon our arriving at Maine Avenue, the heart of its historic downtown district, the mental picture is confirmed. Here we are at the Eastbound Bar and Grill, a friendly neighborhood […]

  • Where to Eat in This Town

    Riviera Supper Club The Riviera Supper Club is an all-American chop house that is somewhat easy on the wallet and surely worthy the consideration of starving musicians. This month we visited a jewel of a restaurant in La Mesa, straight out of a scene from “Mad Men”; the Riviera Supper Club’s Turquoise Room is a […]

  • The Starving Musicians: Where to Eat in This Town

    Well, the Starving Musicians are well fed! We checked out, not one, but three eateries for our column this month, looking for something to boast about. All three met our guideline premise as establishments monetarily supporting local music. Ergo, they actually pay the musicians who perform there. What a concept! Again, our philosophy is if […]

  • The Starving Musicians: Where to Eat in This Town

    Like many of you, we’re just a couple of aspiring, undiscovered musicians living on meager budgets and trying to eke out a living, doing what we love to do, namely, making music. It’s a challenge that’s getting harder and harder to meet and in today’s uncertain economic climate, we often find ourselves having to make […]