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DOPE COMEDY SHOWS!

i was having a rough week but still got up on stage with all these GREAT comics. Thank you Remy for the spot!

My new weekly comedy show was POPPIN! Shout outs to Daniel Perafan, Von DeCarlo, Mc Jin, Walker Hays, Kevin Gootee, & Tino Romero. After i helped bark pedestrians in & asked already dining customers to watch, I also went up to perform 12 minutes. This show i started not very long ago has helped me to develop nicely in a safe environment while exposing people to our healthy Latin cuisine.

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PASSED @ DANGERFIELD’S, UPCOMING SHOW @ WEBSTER HALL & MORE!

performed a 10 min guest spot for my first time at the historic Dangerfield’s altering my routine slightly & thankfully the crowd really enjoyed it, as well as the owner, Tony, who was watching & passed me immediately to join their roster of comics. 💥💥 I’ve heard mixed reviews about this place but I thought it was fucking cool as hell. This awesome guy Tony was best friends with my comedic idol Rodney Dangerfield when they opened back in 1969!! I love their old school feel which is like being in a time capsule from the piano man on stage with you, to the little table lamps that use actual wax candles, to the mature NY crowd, to Chario Antonio (their 80 year old longtime waiter). This doesn’t mean I “made it,” (so you can stop saying that now) ((thenx)) but it was an accomplishment i’m proud of. I love performing & maybe one day it’ll lead to something bigger but I am very happy with my current pace & improvements. (I recently stopped drinking before performing which was a fantastic decision.) Now I’ve been doing for a while but it’s always been a side hustle. Don’t forget, my brother Danny along with our great friend Steve & myself, all still run a small chain of Latin Vegan eateries full-time, which we’ve hustled for many many years now, so that energy may never derail. I’ll just continue to squeeze in more time for comedy as things progress. To be honest, if things get even better, I don’t even think i could actually handle a life of full time comedy 😂😭 but we’ll cross that bridge IF we get there. I just want to also thank the awesome & hilarious David Suarez & his New Comic All-Stars for the spot plus DAVID MCKAY for coming thru. It was very cool performing alongside Paul Virzi, Bob DiBuono, former writer for Rodney, Jeffrey Gurian, & all the other hysterical comics including those who I mingled with by the bar. I have nothing but positive things to say: great staff, great comics, great crowd, & great atmosphere. I hope to one day be like Mr.Dangerfield utilizing our back showroom at VSpot Organic to showcase talent because I know how hard it is to find a booker who will giveyou a chance without a current respectable TV credit. #feelingthankful
WEBSTER HALL SATURDAY NIGHT!!!

LATINO COMEDY FESTIVAL WAS MUY DIVERTIDO!!!

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Saturday Night Live’s Melissa Villaseñor & Curb Your Enthusiasm’s JB Smoove…

JB Smoove dined at our Park Slope location with his now vegan wife. Sitting next to them, coincidentally, was comedian Jamie Kilstein. We all chatted a bit, had some laughs & i took this photo because we are three funny mofos! 😉
Then, earlier today, I was working our cafe next door to New York Comedy Club, but escaped to perform on this awesome charity show where Saturday Night Live’s newest cast member, Melissa Villaseñor, also performed. (After the show, she tried one of our vegan empanadas, woo hoo!) If you didn’t know, she’s the first Latina to be cast on the emmy award winning comedy show. AY DIOS MIO!!!

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recent comedy shows i got to rock @ NYCC, Gotham Comedy, National Black Theater & More!

National Black Theater in Harlem w/ Jamie Roberts, Leonard Ouzts, Jatty Robinson, Marcus Banks & more!

FREE COMEDY FESTIVAL @ NYCC

DIVERSITY SHOW @ GOTHAM COMEDY CLUB

SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE @ NYCC


PODCAST @ COMIC STRIP LIVE

CEDAR MILLS THEATER, Upstate NYC w/ Lance Weiss & Brendan Fitzgibbons

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Comedy is a part-time gig, full-time i’m in the restaurant business…

i’ve been shy about my real job for long enough but we’re expanding so it’s time to shout it from the rooftops. this fantastic little article explains it nicely…
http://bedfordandbowery.com/2015/06/latin-vegan-spot-soft-opens-on-st-marks-place-friday/

Feel free to stop by some time & let me know if you know me from my comedy. don’t be shy! if you’re ever in NYC, let’s chat for a few.

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ATTN: I’M HEADLINING @ NY COMEDY CLUB, May 21st @ 7pm!!!

For my first time ever, I will be doing 30 minutes of material at New York Comedy Club (241 e. 21st, btwn 2 & 3rd) Thursday, May 21st at 7pm. If you’re in the NYC area that night, please make it through! I need all the support I can get as my set is being filmed. It’s FREE to get in when you mention my name at the door but there will obviously be a standard 2 drink minimum. Just call (212)696-5233 to reserve a table which will also secure not paying a cover charge when you arrive. I will be doing all my vegetarian/vegan jokes plus Jamaican jokes, French Rap, the booty calling myself story & some new stuff too. Don’t be a fructose & come thru to support me! thanks fam
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