Imagine watching a black-and-white movie, two men huddled up under their coats walking slowly towards a big door.A set of eyes peer at them through the little window in the door, in hushed tones they give their names.Stuart and Joe . The door opens for them to another door, behind which is
The vibrant, sassy and exuberant The Little Easy!IMG_9618
Welcome to the end of prohibition.
Loud upbeat music accompanied by a saxophonist. A vibe ,an excitement and a time of uninhibited expression. That’s what this gastrobar takes you back to. The Cigar room, well stocked bar and the camaraderie immediately warm Stuart and Joe up.
Ensconced comfortably in a corner table they take in the energy of the place and begin with the cocktails.
Hunt & Peck
Whisky with a measure of sweet vermouth and aperol and a dash of grape fruit bitters.
Conversations ranged from how they were pro prohibition and rallied towards the ill effects alcohol had on moral character and conduct, to thankful that they were here to celebrate the end of it. From being involved with bootleggers, rum runners and illegal drug suppliers it was so liberating for them to be able celebrate with abandon.
The food at The Little Easy is a simple mix of different cuisines. Asian,Thai, English, Spanish, Italian… to speak of a few.
Pan tossed Prawn stars
Prawns with lemon buerre fondue and roasted garlic