Tag Archive: cocktails

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

Mid-City: Tacos at Petty Cash

  Remember this post last year when I couldn’t take pictures at Petty Cash? Well, luckily they do allow photography now. Otherwise, you’d be getting more drawings from me. I was there recently… 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

Koreatown: Dinner at Commissary

    Commissary is the latest to open at the Line Hotel. Like POT, the Cafe and room service, the food is by Roy Choi. The beautiful restaurant is on the second floor next… Continue reading

SF: Cocktails at Local Edition

  Local Edition is part of the Future Bars empire that includes Bourbon & Branch with the bar within a bar Wilson & Wilson Private Detective Agency, Rickhouse and more. Located in the busy Union… Continue reading

Palm Springs Bar Crawl: The Bar, Desert Fox and Tonga Hut

  Off season in Palm Springs could be paradise. You get all the sun, fun and pool time without gobs of tourists. But it also makes bar hopping interesting. Some bars close early… Continue reading

Palm Springs: All the Food and Drinks at Workshop Kitchen

  I heard about Workshop Kitchen + Bar a few years ago and kept it in mind when I got to Palm Springs. I was delighted to be invited to try the food… Continue reading