Category Archive: booze

LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade on Saturday, September 20

    LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade, one of my favorite food fests, returns Saturday, September 20. This year it’s at a new location, UCLA’s Royce Quad in Westwood. Some local chefs I’m looking forward… Continue reading

DTLA: Classic Pub Food at Beelman’s

  Beelman’s Pub is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. Housed in a former coffee shop that seemed cavernous before, the pub is now very cozy with outdoor seating  and a huge beautiful… Continue reading

Denver: Brunch at Table 6

  As it turns out, Denver wasn’t a bad town for brunch. We hit up Table 6 on our last day for interesting food options. Table 6 has only a beer and wine license so… Continue reading

Denver: Brunch at Beast + Bottle

We stayed at a nearby Airbnb and so it was an easy walk over to Beast + Bottle. It’s in a cute area of Denver with lots of shops and other interesting restaurants… Continue reading

Denver: Getting Porky with Old Major

  Like any good farm to table restaurant that’s all about seasonal, Old Major changes their menu on the regular. But the one thing that remains constant is the dedication to bringing good… Continue reading

Culver City: Get Your Tickets for the Prohibition Ball at the Culver Hotel

  Prohibition may be over but it’s just in time for the Culver Hotel‘s 90th Anniversary party! The Culver Hotel is celebrating by holding the Prohibition Ball this Saturday, September 6. The Hotel… Continue reading

Denver Bar Crawl: Williams and Graham, Ste. Ellie and Star Bar

  Years ago, I met Sean Kenyon at Manhattan Cocktail Classic and I always wanted to go to his bar, Williams and Graham in Denver. I’ve admired his writing and his bar is consistently rated… Continue reading

Pina Coladas Around Los Angeles

  Did you know there’s a pina colada takeover going on in Los Angeles? And I suspect other parts of the country? I didn’t notice at first. I innocently sipped on versions at… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Brilliantshine Opens Today

  Julian Cox and Josh Goldman open their new bar and restaurant Brilliantshine today in Santa Monica. Taking over the old Renee’s Courtyard space, the Soigne team brings more craft cocktails to the Westside.… Continue reading

DTLA: Pistachio Grilled Cheese at Bar Mitzvah

Classified as a “sports bar,” Bar Mitzvah does have vintage sports uniforms, equipment and memorabilia on the walls but I would hardly call it a sports bar. The entrance is off 5th Street… Continue reading