The Witty Writer
Hailing from any of the Ivy League schools, this right-brainer will keep you laughing. Self-deprecating yet confident, you will grow to love this guy's quirks and Seth Rogan-type looks (circa 2007, of course!). Take him up on the offer for a nightcap at his Hancock Park villa — he'll likely have a vintage bottle of wine and some fabulous tales from the TV set.
Talia's Tip: Even though the TV writer is always laughing, he can be a little tenderoni. Little things like TiVo-ing his favorite shows will make him weak in the knees.
City Tavern, 9739 Culver Boulevard (near Duquesne Avenue); 310-838-9739.
Laurel Tavern, 11938 Ventura Boulevard (near Radford Avenue); 818-506-0777.
Terroni, 7605 Beverly Boulevard (at North Curson Avenue); 323-954-0300.
The (Possibly Bad-Boy) Musician
The spectrum of rockers runs from the wannabes to the bona fides to the has-beens. You'll want to keep your heart guarded because these guys give love a bad name. Oh, and don't forget to keep an extra bottle of eye-makeup remover for you and him.
Talia's Tip: Passionate, sensitive, and expressive, you’ll know exactly what’s on his mind because chances are he’ll write a song about it. Beware: If you break his heart, he will write a song about you, too!
The Cat & Fiddle, 6530 Sunset Boulevard (between Seward Street and Schrader Boulevard); 323-468-3800.
The Hotel Cafe, 1623 North Cahuenga Boulevard (between Hollywood Boulevard and Selma Avenue); 323-461-2040.
Rainbow Bar & Grill, 9015 West Sunset Boulevard (near North Wetherly Drive); 310-278-4232.
The Troubador, 9081 Santa Monica Boulevard (near North Doheny Drive); 310-276-6168.
Photographed by Molly Cranna; Courtesy of Rainbow Bar & Grill
The Witty Writer