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Chez Jay from “A Single Man”

Jun 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Movie Locations

The April issue of Los Angeles magazine (for which I wrote my very first print article ever – you can read it here) featured a Time Frame image of one of Santa Monica’s most historic restaurants, Chez Jay, reminding me that while I had stalked the watering hole ages ago, I had yet to blog about it.  So here goes!

Chez Jay was originally founded by a Connecticut-born struggling actor named Jay Fiondella.  During the 1950s, Jay was working as a bartender at Sinbad’s on the […]



The Schaffer Residence from “A Single Man”

Sep 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Movie Locations

A couple of weeks ago, I dragged my new husband out to stalk an architecturally and cinematically famous house located in Glendale at the base of the Verdugo Mountains – the John Lautner-designed Schaffer Residence which appeared in fashion designer Tom Ford’s directorial debut, A Single Man.  I found this location thanks to fellow stalker Gary from England, who immediately set about cyberstalking the residence after watching the flick back in February of this year.  And even though I’ve never actually seen A Single Man […]