Tag Archive: cocktails

San Francisco: Holding Up the Bar at Trick Dog

I made a short list of places I had to visit on my last trip to San Francisco and Trick Dog was number one on my list. It’s owned by the Bon Vivants;… Continue reading

San Francisco: Cocktails at Coqueta

Before I left for San Francisco, I asked a friend in SF for a short list of new restaurants I had to try. One of them was Coqueta. I tried to make reservations… Continue reading

San Francisco: Brunch with Waffle Shots at 15 Romolo

It’s been a couple of years since I’ve been to 15 Romolo in San Francisco but I always knew I’d return for their Punch Drunk Brunch. Their motto is, “with no drink in… Continue reading

West Hollywood: New Winter Cocktails at The Eveleigh

The Eveleigh has launched a new Winter cocktails list featuring a lot of whiskey and sherry. I had a chance to try many of the new drinks and picked out some of my… Continue reading

Atwater Village: Dinner and Drinks at The Morrison

Recently The Morrison¬†welcomed new Executive Chef Michael Ruiz (formerly Cobra and Matadors) and Beverage Director Steve Calabro (formerly Red O, Craig’s) to the year-old Scottish gastropub. When I talked with friends, everyone suggested… Continue reading

Highland Park: Dinner at Sonny’s Hideaway

I recently checked out Sonny’s Hideaway for dinner. I had previously been for drinks and put it as part of a Highland Park bar crawl a few months ago. I’ve been dying to… Continue reading

Glendale: Cocktails at The Famous

As craft cocktails become more and more mainstream, you can find good drinks at bars outside the city’s center. Located in nearby Glendale, the Famous is spacious, has an interesting selection of spirits… Continue reading

Hollywood: Cocktails and Seafood at Acabar

Acabar in Hollywood opened late this summer and took over an old Moroccan restaurant’s space and kept a lot of the look and feel of the place. The beautiful bar is new and… Continue reading

First Look at Walter Manzke’s Long Awaited Republique

Years in the making, Chef Walter Manzke’s Republique is now open. My fine dining partner and I made reservations but it turned out the restaurant wasn’t officially open yet.¬† Luckily for us, the… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Cocktails and Dim Sum at Hakkasan

Hakkasan in Beverly Hills recently opened to much excitement. I had heard so much about the tasty food at other locations and was excited Los Angeles got its own Hakkasan. There is a… Continue reading