Tag Archive: punch

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

Recap: Heaven Hill Bourbon Dinner at Areal + Upcoming Dinner at Cafe del Rey

As it gets a bit chillier in the evenings, a whiskey dinner sounds pretty amazing. I was invited to Areal in Santa Monica in December to check out the whiskeys of Heaven Hill.… Continue reading

LA Fried Chicken Fest Recap

A few months ago, someone asked me why comfort food was such a big thing in the States right now. I have a theory that with the bad economy, people were less focused… Continue reading

MCC: Bon Vivants’ Pork Out Punch Party With Recipes!

  I love the Bon Vivants. When I heard they were throwing a shindig for Manhattan Cocktail Classic entitled Pork Out Punch Party at Union Pool, I marked POPP down my calendar and… Continue reading

A Revealing Evening with Erick Castro and Beefeater & Plymouth Gins

Recently I was invited to a gin-fueled evening with Erick Castro, the brand ambassador for both Beefeater and Plymouth gins. The “revealing” gin event started with class held at Eveleigh in West Hollywood… Continue reading

Speed Rack LA Recap

When I was in Portland for Portland Cocktail Week, I had a chance to see Speed Rack. The friendly competition looks for the fastest female bartender with money raised going to breast cancer… Continue reading

Day 1 of Portland Cocktail Week

  I may have lied when I said my first cocktail of the day was at Beaker & Flask when I rolled into Portland for Portland Cocktail Week. It was actually an old… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Crescent Hotel Launches Autumn Lounge Menu & Cocktails

  Boutique hotel Crescent Hotel in Beverly Hills recently launched their new Autumn menu by Chef Leonora Marouani. I was invited to check out the lounge sips and bites a couple of weeks… Continue reading

Thrillist Bols Genever DTLA Punch Crawl

Last Fall, I attended the National Punch Day crawl with Bols Genever. We hit four bars and had some nibbles along the way. When I saw Thrillist was doing a punch crawl with… Continue reading

Table 20 Announces LA’s Best Bartender

Table 20, the new website for restaurant and bar industry job seekers, masterminded a search for LA’s Best Bartender. It was the enviable task of five judges to vote for the best of… Continue reading