Category Archive: booze

Las Vegas: Getting Down with The Aria Buffet

What’s a trip to Las Vegas without a turn at the buffet? For this trip, we tried the Buffet at Aria. We opted for the boozy meal which for brunch meat Bloody Marys,… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Drinks and Live Music at BLVD Cocktail Company

BLVD Cocktail Company is one of the latest bars to open in Las Vegas. It’s located just outside the Linq Hotel and the High Roller Observation Wheel. With cool art, live entertainment and… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Snacks and Drinks at Flour and Barley

Flour and Barley at the new Linq Hotel in Las Vegas is a perfect spot to grab a snack before or after checking out the High Roller for a ride on the observation… Continue reading

DTLA: I Ate Vegetarian at Zinc and I Didn’t Even Know It

  Zinc Cafe and Market doesn’t call itself a vegetarian restaurant but it is… and you won’t miss the meat here. I ate a whole dinner completely baffled I didn’t want a “real”… Continue reading

Kentucky Derby Events on Saturday, May 2 in Los Angeles

  I love the Kentucky Derby and the parties! Swanning around in a big hat, sipping mint juleps while betting on funny names for horses is just a perfect day. This year, I’m… Continue reading

Falling in Love with Islay: Bruichladdich Whisky

Bruichladdich Whisky‘s Master Distiller Jim McEwan has announced his retirement in July. He’s been in the Scotch whisky business for 52 years and has been at Bruichladdich the last 15 years. When Jim… Continue reading

Santa Monica: All Aboard The Independence

  The Independence just opened in Santa Monica in the space of a former Buddah’s Belly. It’s named after the old railway line that wended its way from Downtown Los Angeles to Santa… Continue reading

Koreatown: Drinks at Lock and Key

  I’ve been meaning to check out Lock and Key for a while and finally made it a few weeks ago. I caught them as they were rolling out a new menu. It’s… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Belcampo Meat Company Is Now Open

Belcampo Meat Company, Santa Monica is now open. I got to check it out during a limited-run preview last year with guest bartenders. The Downtown Los Angeles location at Grand Central Market is… Continue reading

New 2015 Spring Cocktails at Roger Room

  Roger Room has launched new Spring Cocktails. We were invited to check out all five new drinks. Roger Room is one of my favorite bars to stop for both a quickie or… Continue reading