Tag Archive: cocktails

Koreatown: Brazilian BBQ at M Grill

M Grill in Koreatown has been open for about 10 years now but recently renovated and doubled their dining room capacity. I visited for the first time a couple of weeks ago and… Continue reading

DTLA: Absinthe Green Hour at Kendall’s

Kendall’s Brasserie just launched an absinthe Green Hour available Tuesday-Friday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Conceived by Patina Restaurant Group’s Paul Sanguinetti who was tapped to revamp the bar program at Kendall’s,… Continue reading

DTLA: Cocktails at Ebanos Crossing

Ebanos Crossing opened recently on the corner of Hill and Second Streets in Downtown Los Angeles. Named after the smuggling point Los Ebanos in Texas, the bar dips into Prohibition history and features… Continue reading

Hermosa Beach: Craft Beer at Abigaile

Walking into Abigaile in Hermosa Beach can be a bit disorienting. I remember when there was a mechanical bull in the center of the room back when it was Union Cattle Company (a… Continue reading

Venice: Return to The Tasting Kitchen

  Remember back in 2011 when Justin Pike was named LA’s Best Bartender? There wasn’t a contest last year and I’m not aware of one this year so possibly Mr. Pike is LA’s… Continue reading

Bar Hop in Seattle, Part II

After checking out Taylor Shellfish and Sun Liquor Distillery, we headed to Rumba. Considered to be the best rum bar in Seattle, it just so happened to be National Rum Day that day.… Continue reading

Seattle: Drinking at Vessel

  Editor’s note: A day after I posted this article, Vessel announced they were closing permanently. Best of luck to them. I hope all that booze finds itself to Vessel 3.0. — On… Continue reading

Seattle: Foie Gras & Cocktails at Coterie Room

One of the places I wanted to go back to when I was in Seattle was The Coterie Room. When I first visited years ago, they had just opened and I had promised… Continue reading

DTLA: Cocktails at Coco Laurent

In the heart of Downtown is Coco Laurent. Serving up a menu of French classics and solid craft cocktails, Coco Laurent is an ideal restaurant and bar to duck into before a 7th… Continue reading

Hollywood: Pork Burger at Wood & Vine

I dropped into Wood & Vine after the last LA Weekly web awards to drown my sorrows with a pork burger. I was up for Best Food Instagram along with The Fork Reporter… Continue reading