Speakeasy Presents: Flo Hernandez Comedy, Every 3rd Friday

For all of you comic fiends who need a new place to get a good laugh, I’ve got the perfect opportunity for you! Starting next Friday, February 19th, stand-up comedy is coming back to the Warehouse district in the form of Flo Hernandez’s monthly residency at Speakeasy, the 5th and Congress hot spot for live music, great drinks, unbeatable view, and (now) hilarious comedy.

As a Dallas implant in Austin, Flo Hernandez has been hailed as one of the top up-and-coming Latino comics, drawing comparisons to show host George Lopez and the late, but great, Freddy Soto. Growing up as the class clown, Hernandez ultimately abandoned his corporate suit job after realizing his passion was life on the stage. He took the risk, and now, having played numerous shows across the US, Hernandez’s high energy stand-up that overrides all cultural, ethical, and economic boundaries has earned him a solid reputation. He is well-known for family portrait, Tex-Mex cultural icons, and garage sale humor, especially in his “Peleta Man”, “Garage Sale”, and “Taco Salad” routines. And thankfully for us, Hernandez’s residency at Speakeasy kicks off next week, for all of us Austinites to enjoy.

Entrance is $10, but for uber special VIP service, it’s $15. The show starts at 8pm, and if you get there early enough you can enjoy some yummy food from a special menu provided by Latin/Caribbean infused restaurant, Cuba Libre:

SMALL PLATES

guacamole with tortilla chips

chicken satays

chicken quesadillas

chicken dumplings

calamari

vegetarian empanadas

coconut crusted gulf shrimp

SIDE DISHES

shoestring french fries

DESSERTS

chocolate surrender- a chocolate lover’s dream

MARTINIS

Lake Austin Breeze  -42 Below Vodka, cranberry juice, grapefruit juice and a lime wedge. Served on the rocks.

Flirtini  -Bacardi Peach Red, a hint of sweet and sour and a dash of cranberry juice, topped with Champagne. Served straight up in a martini glass.

The “Classic” Martini  -Bombay Sapphire Gin, dash of dry vermouth.  Served up.

Cherry Blossom Martini  -Three Olives Cherry Vodka, Sweet & Sour, and a drop of Grenadine.

Lemon Drop Martini  -Grey Goose Le Citron, Cointreau, splash of simple syrup, splash of Sweet & Sour, fresh squeezed lemon. Served in a sugar rimmed martini glass.

Carmel Apple Martini  -Grey Goose Vodka, Butterscotch, sweet’n’sour and Apple Pucker, served up in a martini glass and garnished with a cherry.

Platinum Cosmo Martini -Grey Goose Citron, Cointreau, Cranberry Juice, Lime Juice.

The “Perfect” Mexican Martini  -Corzo Silver Tequila, Cointreau, fresh squeezed lime. Served in a shaker.

FOR TICKETS, head over to the Do512 page, and if you click “I Like It!” you can be entered to win a FREE PAIR of VIP tickets! So, for the third Friday of every month (starting next week) head down to Speakeasy and get some food, some drinks, and some good laughs! SEE YOU THERE!

February 12, 2010. Uncategorized.

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