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Jeremy Lake Wins The Minty’s Hot Bartender Award

Last week, I hosted The Minty 3rd Anniversary Party at One-Eyed Gypsy. The lovely Krista Simmons MC’d the event and got to introduce all the bartenders nominated for The Minty’s Hot Bartender Award.… Continue reading

Playa Launches a Mexi-Chinese Menu

When Test Kitchen came back for Round Two at Bestia, I hadn’t paid much attention until I saw Chef John Sedlar was introducing his Mexi-Chinese menu which is now currently available at Playa.… Continue reading

Lil’ Twisted Sangrita Tour Continues to Harvard & Stone and City Tavern

Jaymee Mandeville (Drago Centro) and Cari Hah (Neat) have been selected for Tales of the Cocktail “Cocktail Apprentice Program.” They are the only two bartenders from Los Angeles to have been selected for… Continue reading

Viva Sangrita LA Regional

A couple of months ago, bartenders were invited to compete in Tequila Ocho’s Viva Sangrita contest. Winners from the regional contests won a trip to New Orleans to compete at Tales of the… Continue reading

New Spring Cocktails at Drago Centro

  Drago Centro Bar Manager Jaymee Mandeville has rocked out her Spring Cocktails menu. Following her successful first list, she has really outdone herself. There was nothing on the list I didn’t want… Continue reading

DTLA: New Winter 2012 Cocktails at Drago Centro

Drago Centro launched their new Winter cocktails just after the holidays just when I was embracing the Fall cocktails. The cocktail list is the genius of Bar Manager Jaymee Mandeville. Former Drago Centro… Continue reading

DTLA: New Fall Cocktails at Drago Centro

  Drago Centro launched their new Fall cocktails a few weeks ago. It seems like just yesterday that I was enjoying the Spring/Summer cocktails. With Sommelier and Beverage Director Michael Shearin moving on… Continue reading

Drago Centro: Tomato & Tripe

  The tasting menu at Drago Centro has already changed from last month.  Now Chef de Cuisine Ian Gresik is offering a 6-course tasting menu of tomato-inspired dishes including this wonderful tripe dish,… Continue reading

Ladies’ Night at Michael’s Santa Monica

Jaymee Mandeville of Drago Centro and Cassie Sealing of Red Medicine guest bartended at Michael’s Santa Monica a couple of weeks ago as part of Michael’s guest mixology series. Jaymee created two cocktails;… Continue reading