Good music makes up for bleh service at The Lost Leaf

OK, OK, I have to admit, I was a little harsh to Switch in this post.

The central Phoenix restaurant didn’t really make a huge impression on me the first few times I went there, but I think every time I went since then, I started to like it a little more each time.

And now I’m a convert. I’m sorry Switch. You are not medicore. You have a great variety of items on your menu that makes me and my friends salivate. And your cocktails, especially the red sangria, are strong and tasty.

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And even when you’re busy, I’ve never had bad service there, and that definitely makes you stand out, too.

My pals and I hit up Switch recently before going to check out two of my friends’ bands, The Breakup Society and The Unlucky 8’s play at The Lost Leaf in downtown Phoenix.

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I like The Lost Leaf because of its Flagstaff-y feel (hipster crowd, cool art on the walls), but I have to say, I’ve heard from other people and experienced it myself, the staff isn’t super-friendly. I’m not asking the bartenders at the bar to indulge me in 2 hours of conversation, but a simple smile or “You’re welcome” after a “Thank you” would be wonderful.

The bands complemented each other well, since they both have a pop rock sound, and they must have had a lot of fans, considering how packed the stage area was.

The Unlucky 8’s play the Rogue Bar in Scottsdale Saturday, January 23 at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5. See you there!

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