Way back when record companies issued 45 rpm records in advance of a full album release, those little black discs had two sides; the A-side was the radio-friendly song that the producer hoped would become a hit. Songs on the B-side, however, weren't always considered a band's best work. But those B-sides featured songs that revealed a band making music because that's what they loved to do, and not necessarily for those songs to become hits. That's the tune that reverberates through the City Park neighborhood's newest restaurant, BSide
, opened -- along with partners Ken Himel and Jonathan Bush -- by Star Bar
owner Justin Lloyd. Lloyd says that philosophy touches everything you'll experience when you walk in the front door -- the cocktails, the beer, the food, the decor and the service.
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