Category Archive: booze

Hollywood: (Almost) All the Drinks at Grandpa Johnson’s

  When I was growing up in Los Angeles, nightlife was centered around Hollywood. I ran around Sunset Boulevard many evenings but soon my friends and I found Cahuenga Corridor’s bars to be… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Dinner at Brilliantshine

  Brilliantshine has been doing a great job with food and drinks since its opening in August. I’ve now been back several times for dinner and snacks at the bar. Recent favorites usually… Continue reading

Hollywood: Wardrobe Change for The Warwick

    The Warwick has redecorated. The club has maintained good drinks are a priority by keeping the bar team managed by Damian Windsor and Jason Bran. The difference though is the look of… Continue reading

Ticket Giveaway for Spain’s Great Match on Monday, November 10 at The Bazaar

  With over 200 Spanish wines to taste, where would you go for tapas? Why, the Bazaar by Jose Andres at the SLS Hotel! Coming Monday, November 10th, Spain’s Great Match, is a… Continue reading

Whisky Live Returns to LA Friday, November 7

  Whisky Live returns to Los Angeles Friday, November 7 at the Hyatt Regency Century City. Tickets are on sale now.   Admission includes a tasting glass, leather-bound notebook for tasting notes, full… Continue reading

Los Feliz: You’ll Need All the Drinks at Big Bar

    Big Bar at the Alcove Cafe and Bakery welcomed Aaron Alvarez (Rivabella, Soho House West, etc) as their new bar manager a few months ago. He’s been keeping up the high… Continue reading

Hollywood: For the Record Shows Now at DBA

  For the Record has moved from its eastside digs to Hollywood. The shows now take place at DBA. On Thursdays, catch Tarantino and Baz on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. Although I… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Cocktails and Dinner at The Nice Guy

  The Nice Guy on La Cienega opened a few months ago. The reservations only  restaurant and lounge is serving up tasty cocktails and really good food. It’s terrible to think you either… Continue reading

DTLA: Sixth Street Tavern Drinks and Bar Snacks

  I recently checked out Sixth Street Tavern, part of the Acme bar group, in Downtown Los Angeles. I knew it was a sister bar to Beelman’s Pub and they share the same… Continue reading

Ludlows Cocktail Company’s Jelly Shots Now Available in Stores

  Remember that time when I went bar hopping with Ludlows Cocktail Company to sample their five excellent jelly shots flavors? Well, they’re finally available in stores! The five flavors are: Planter’s Punch, Old… Continue reading