Category Archive: booze

DTLA: From The Big Easy to The Little Easy

  Little Easy just opened a few weeks ago in Downtown Los Angeles. Located in the former Gorbals and their adjoining bar Bar Mitzvah spaces, Little Easy has transformed the minimalist space to something warm,… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Charcoal BBQ, Bourbon & Beer

  Charcoal BBQ, Bourbon and Beer  has taken over part of the Barbarella space in Silver Lake. The owners has split the popular bar up to include Kansas City style barbecue from Chef Jeremy… Continue reading

Cochon 555 Comes to the Viceroy in Santa Monica on Sunday, March 29

  Cochon 555 comes back to Los Angeles March 27-29. The food competition has been touring the country picking chef winners to compete in the finals where they will be crowned the King… Continue reading

72nd Annual Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention Returns to Orlando April 12-15

  Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America’s convention returns to Orlando next month, April 12-15. The 72nd Annual Convention includes an exhibition from both new and familiar brands, hospitality suites, educational sessions, mixology competitions and… Continue reading

San Diego: Happy Hour at Cantina Mayahuel

  After hitting up Polite Provisions for an event for Bartenders Weekend, we walked across the street to Cantina Mayahuel for happy hour. We were going to eat at Soda and Swine but… Continue reading

West LA: Getting Kosher at Ditmas Kitchen & Cocktails

  Ditmas Kitchen and Cocktails has now been open on Pico for a little over a year now. Chef Alex Reznik (Top Chef, La Seine) wanted to open a high end kosher restaurant… Continue reading

North Hollywood: Getting Drinks by the Barrel at Idle Hour

  Idle Hour opened in North Hollywood about a month ago. The barrel-shaped building was first built in 1941 during a time where there were many interesting shaped buildings around town. This style… Continue reading

Best Fest: Brian Fest Coming to The Fonda on March 30

  Best Fest was started in New York by a group of bartenders to support their community. As a major sponsor, Jameson Irish Whiskey shares similar values by supporting the charity with their own Jameson… Continue reading

DTLA: Getting New Orleans Style at Preux & Proper

  Preux and Proper opened late December in Downtown Los Angeles. Taking over the old Parish space, Preux and Proper has transformed it into a New Orleans paradise. The two-story restaurant has Preux downstairs… Continue reading

Koreatown: All the Drinks at the Normandie Club

  The Normandie Club opened a couple of weeks ago in Koreatown, bringing great cocktails to Hotel Normandie. The hotel also features Cassell’s Hamburgers and Chef Gary Menes’ Le Comptoir. The opening menu… Continue reading