A Turf War Over a Bar Leads to Hilarious Chaos

Bar Fight Cast: Melissa Fumero, Rachel Bloom and Tiffany Williams

A bar fight ensues between two ex-couples over a local watering hole. It turns out there’s only one way to settle things.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Melissa Fumero and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Rachel Bloom join a roster of familiar sitcom faces at the Martinez, including jittery accountant Norm Peterson (George Wendt) and salt-of-the-earth mailman Cliff Clavin (John Ratzenberger). But who will prevail in this turf war?

Melissa Fumero

Melissa Fumero is best known for her role as Amy Santiago on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, but she also appeared in One Life to Live, Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K, and Elena of Avalor on the TV side. She stars alongside Rachel Bloom in Bar Fight!, a comedy that features two ex-lovers going head to head over their local watering hole.

While it may have a solid cast, including Luka Jones as Allen and Rachel Bloom as Nina, the movie fails to deliver on its promise. Fumero is a likable ass and Bloom has that charm that could have helped the movie soar, but they are smothered by the premise.

Luka Jones

After a contentious breakup, exes Allen and Nina declare war for their beloved bar, and spend the night competing in out-of-this-world games to win their turf. Joined by their bemused circle of friends, they play blindfolded darts, human bowling, and more in an attempt to banish the other from the place that feels like a second home.

Luka Jones is an actor who has starred in the NBC sitcoms Best Friends Forever and Up All Night. He also trained at the Atlantic Theater Company, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, and iO West in Los Angeles. He is a member of the UCB Harold team John Velvet and performs stand-up comedy around town.

Rachel Bloom

Rachel Bloom is an Emmy-winning actress, writer, singer and songwriter best known for co-creating and starring in the CW musical comedy-drama series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. She has a long history of mental illness, which is reflected in her character on the show. She has also self-released two albums of comedy music.

Fumero and Bloom bring a likable, energetic vibe to the movie. The supporting cast, including Dot-Marie Jones as a grumpy cook and David Carzell as the bouncer, add to the film’s charm. And then there’s Chelsea, the aforementioned ass who makes the entire bar feel like one big family.

Vik Sahay

Before landing a role on the NBC comedy “Chuck,” Sahay had been carving out a small niche of acting work north of the border. He played Kelvin Calvin on the Canadian high school-themed show Radio Active, and he portrayed Dala Vidya on the kids’ series Our Hero.

He also played Lester Patel on Chuck, and he appeared in the Canadian film Roxy Hunter as Rama. He has also performed in various theatre productions in Canada.

Bar Fight is a funny, enjoyable and laugh-out-loud comedy. The chemistry between the bar staff and regulars gives it an almost Cheers feel.

Daniel Dorr

Actor Daniel Dorr is no stranger to comedy. The actor has appeared in movies like Bill & Ted Face the Music, Fury and 20th Century Women. He also recently starred in Pure O, a drama film that was well received by the audience and critics.

Originally from Munich, Germany, he has had a unique journey into the acting industry. He has a chameleon-like ability to blend into a role and make it his own. He is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and has had many theatre credits including Macbeth with Antaeus Company, All My Sons and The Crucible.

Tiffany Williams

Tiffany Williams is an Executive Vice President of Unscripted Programming at BET. She oversees all of the network’s unscripted content, including development, production and current programming. She is also a producer and creator of several television shows.

This LA-set breakup comedy posits that the winner of a bar contest determines whether or not a couple can remain regulars at their favorite watering hole. Mahoney goes light on backstory, leaving the rivalry between flannel-shirt carpenter Allen and go-getting talent agent Nina to coast through not-especially-interesting challenges (trike racing; blindfolded darts) and smug snark — most notably from Nina’s wingwoman Chelsea, who wants her pal to root for some dicks.

Jaz

After a contentious breakup, exes Allen and Nina find themselves in the same bar again, fighting to see who gets to keep going there. Their conflict draws the other regulars and staff into a bar brawl with hilarious results. Elena is big and scary but seems nice and loyal to her friends, Milan is a business-minded wannabe and Dick’s sidekick who has the skills for a bar of his own, while Jaz plays like a smaller version of Elena with more social abilities.

The actress first came to light with her performance in ‘Married to Medicine Los Angeles’. She has not disclosed much about her personal life.

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A Vibrant Mexican Restaurant and Rooftop Margarita Bar

Bar Rita – A Vibrant Mexican Restaurant and Rooftop Margarita Bar

Bar Rita, the two-story Mexican restaurant and rooftop margarita bar from the owners of Fort Lauderdale’s Tap 42, is easy to spot. It’s painted black and has a soaring roof, which is where you want to sit to enjoy city views with drinks like the mango-sage margarita. Food includes tacos, build-your-own bodega bowls and entrees including chile lime filet mignon and American Wagyu skirt steak.

Rooftop Margarita Bar

After four years of delays, a vibrant Mexican restaurant and rooftop margarita bar is finally open on Andrews Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. Bar Rita, from the founders of Tap 42, is serving up modern Latin fare like Taco Platters and fajitas (from chili-lime filet mignon to Baja-grilled shrimp), build-your-own bodega bowls and tacos (like truffle barbacoa and carne asada cheesesteak).

In terms of drink selection, you’ll find a wide range of margaritas and tequila cocktails. There are also plenty of non-alcoholic options, like freshly squeezed juices and agua fresca.

As for the guac, Bar Rita is mixing things up with flavors like spicy tuna and mango and the cheesy truffle street corn guac. And don’t worry if you can’t handle the heat, there are plenty of vegan / vegetarian options. Variety is the spice of life, after all. The guac is served with tortilla chips. It’s also available to-go. Located next to the restaurant is a two-story rooftop, which offers city views and serves lunch, dinner, drinks and weekend bottomless brunch.

Modern Mexican & Latin Fare

The food at this new rooftop in Penny Williamsburg is a fun blend of traditional Mexican cuisine and innovative culinary techniques. Guests can enjoy classics like lobster tacos and surf and turf fajitas while sipping on a margarita from their extensive list of 100 tequilas!

At this Michelin-star restaurant in Flatiron, they serve dishes influenced by Mexico’s various regions and use local ingredients such as heirloom corn for their tortillas. You can enjoy their dishes paired with a frozen margarita such as the Serrano Berry Margarita made with Olmeca Altos Blanco tequila, fresh lime juice, serrano berries, and cilantro.

This upscale Latin-fusion restaurant and bar serves up dishes such as their chicken mole and duck carnitas. Their cocktails are just as unique, especially their Organica Fresca made with Casa Noble organic silver tequila, Bauchant orange liqueur, and lime juice! This is a refreshing drink perfect for a sunny afternoon.

Brunch & Happy Hour Menus

Located next door to Tap 42 in Poinciana Park, the vibrant two-story bar/restaurant is hard to miss thanks to its painted facade and glowing roof. Open for lunch, dinner and weekend bottomless brunch, this restaurant offers a modern take on Mexican bar food in a spacious setting. Guests can choose from indoor dining on the ground floor or outdoor seating at the rooftop. The menu features Taco Platters and Fajitas in addition to entrees like American Wagyu skirt steak and fish Veracruz. Complementing the meal are a wide selection of margaritas, cocktails and tequilas.

Since opening, revenue has been running roughly 50-50 between food and drinks. Owners are constantly tinkering with the menu and ingredients to see if they can tilt things more toward food. To do so will likely require the restaurant to increase its kitchen capacity, which isn’t in the cards for the immediate future. The food, however, remains solid – particularly the smoked Impossible tacos and the guacamole.

Delivery

1401 S Andrews Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Bar Rita is located in a vibrant setting and features brunch & happy hour menus along with modern Mexican & Latin fare. It also offers rooftop city views and a rooftop margarita bar for guests to enjoy. Whether you are looking to grab a quick bite or are interested in a more leisurely dining experience, the restaurant provides various service options that include delivery and takeout as well as dine-in seating. Some items on the menu include Build-Your-Own Bodega Bowls, Carne Asada Tacos, and Red Chile Chicken Quesadilla. If you are planning to order online, be sure to look for the option to select a delivery time at checkout so you can make sure your food arrives when it’s most convenient for you. Bar Rita is a great choice for those who want to experience an exciting new restaurant with a colorful painted facade and lively atmosphere.

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