You Should Know: Marc Rose and Med Abrous

by Christie Grimm · March 15, 2016

Would you look at these two little peas in a pod! Just one silly living situation and cooky neighbor away from a sitcom. The pair of New York expats have settled into LA living just fine it seems, partnering up to wine and dine the hell out of this city with their popular spots The Spare Room, Genghis Cohen, and Winsome. Hospitality. It's not just a business - it’s an attitude, it's a personality. And Marc and Med? Well, they’ve got plenty.

Name: Marc Rose
Occupation: Semi-Pro Bowler, Pancake Provider + Maker of Egg Rolls
Place of birth: Brooklyn, NY
Instagram / Twitter: @MisterRose
Zodiac Sign: Leo

What do you actually do all day? OBSESS

Favorite song growing up? Ain’t it Good to You (UltraMagnetic Mc’s) + Fat Bottom Girls (Queen)

My biggest secret is… I studied ballet

Why do you live in Los Angeles? Came here and never left

My motto is… “I come from Brooklyn - cause that’s where I’m from”

My alter ego is… Johnny Castle on weekends / Broadway Danny Rose during the week

The last drink I had was… A few hours ago

My secret crush is… The love of my life Allison Renner (My 13 year secret shhhhhh….) *From childhood - Lisa Bonet

What was your first job? Paperboy

If you had one day left to live in LA, what would you do? Buy a star map + take the tour

Coming from? Going to? Work - work

What is your favorite work of art? “Sunshine in Echo Park” by Phil Dike

Who should we know? I got a guy


Name: Med Abrous
Occupation: Co-Owner, The Spare Room, Winsome, Genghis Cohen
Place of birth: New York City
Instagram / Twitter: @MedAlert
Zodiac Sign: Gemini

What do you actually do all day? Solve problems… or at least try to...

Favorite song growing up? Lou Reed. Walk on the Wild Side / Beastie Boys “Paul Revere” / Karma Police Radiohead / We Are the World

My biggest secret is… (See drawing)

Why do you live in Los Angeles? (See drawing)

My motto is… It’s a tunnel, not a cave...

My alter ego is… Glen Beverly

The last drink I had was… 2 min ago...

My secret crush is… Bjork

What was your first job? Intern, TVT Records / Envelope Stuffer

If you had one day left to live in LA, what would you do? Surf in the morning / Snowboard in the afternoon / Eat at Genghis Cohen / Drink & bowl at The Spare Room

Coming from? Going to? Traffic… Traffic...

What is your favorite work of art? Sadie & Gemma Abrous <3 <3

Who should we know? Master Ma [cook at Genghis Cohen]