Region: Fremont.

Clientele: Thirtysomethings and up, decked out in business-casual.

Intriguingly ominous decor: A series of vivid expressionist paintings depicting slain historical figures.

Happy hour: Mon–Sat 4–6 pm, 11 pm–1 am.

Happy hour drink specials: $4 wells, $4 wines, $1 off martinis, $2 pints (Moretti, Imperial IPA, and others).

Happy hour food specials: A $7.95 sautéed squid plate served with spicy pickled peppers called calamari all' arrabbiata (translated by the language website babelfish.com as "squids to the angry one"), or a $9.95 funghi saltati dish ("fungi jump to you"), consisting of fresh mushrooms sautéed with arugula, lemon, and extra-virgin olive oil.

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