When the bars along Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood's Boys Town let out, the largely LGBT clientele stumbles down the street in search of … frozen yogurt? That seems to be the case at Yogurt Stop, where the lines at 2 a.m. regularly stretch to the sidewalk. The “pump it yourself” motto applies to such tongue-in-cheek flavors as Milk My Harvey Chocolate and I Like Boys-n-Berry, with every conceivable sweet topping available at the bar. The space itself is brightly colored, a bit noisy and made mostly of plastic, which also describes Yogurt Stop's late night crowd.
The Yogurt Stop is making an obvious push to cater to a gay clientele on Santa Monica Boulevard as a nighttime hot spot, and it's working with a crowd who finds late nights at the same old bars and clubs getting monotonous -- not to mention expensive. There are also those who don't drink and don't even want to be near drinkers. So on any night of the week, the Yogurt Stop, with its spick-and-span interior, is packed with handsome gay men and beautiful lesbians who usually sit around... More »