A birthday sure to be pure Bliss
It’s a twisted take on “Happy Gilmore.” Promoter Chris Walley moved to L.A. to play pro hockey but ended up shooting for nightclubs. Walley -- the guy who pumped new life into Barfly -- celebrates his birthday tomorrow at Bliss, a restaurant and lounge in WeHo he promotes on Fridays. And we hear everyone from Hef to professional athletes is gonna be there.... For nearly four years, the Monday-night scene at Joseph’s Cafe in Hollywood was the ultimate star-drenched house party. Every week, the national tabloids ran scoops to see who showed up and what went down. After a successful run, promoter Brent Bolthouse decided to step it up and move the club to the sexy restaurant and nightclub Chi at the Hyatt in WeHo, where Justin Timberlake is a partner. Even mo’ better.
Barry Bonds scores in kitchen
Baseball player Barry Bonds got in touch with his feminine side, cooking a sumptuous dinner for his wife at Yi Cuisine in L.A. last week. The Giants slugger donned an apron and made tuna tartare under the tutelage of Yi owner-chef Rod Agliobot.... Scene queen Darlene Ortiz tells us that the Dynasty club in Inglewood is where it’s at, with DJs spinning most vintage soul and a Monday karaoke night that attracts some serious singers....Hollywood clubbers headed to Las Vegas last week for multiple shindigs at Body English at the Hard Rock Hotel. The designer label Chrome Hearts, which recently opened up a boutique at Caesars Palace, celebrated Thursday night at Body English with a performance by Camp Freddy. Courtney Love, Steven Tyler and Scott Weiland each took a turn at the mike. Seen rocking out were Cher, Bijou Phillips and Kimberly Stewart. On Friday night at Body English, it-girl Jessica Simpson threw a birthday party for her hubby Nick
Lachey. Among the pals who showed up were actress Shannon Elizabeth and li’l sis Ashlee.