Tag Archive: tequila

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

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

Whittier: Ceviche and Cocktails at Bizarra Capital

There are apparently limited drinking options in the Quakers-founded town of Whittier which is located approximately 25 miles outside of Los Angeles. My friend suggested we go to Bizarra Capital, owned by the… Continue reading

Mid-City: Tequila, Mezcal and Sotol at El Carmen- Oh My!

El Carmen is one of LA’s oldest restaurants. It opened as a Mexican restaurant in 1929. Its most recent owner turned it into a hip bar with a Mexican wrestler theme. I remember… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Bacon Guacamole, Tacos & Tequila at TINGA

The question is can you have a frozen margarita made with fresh citrus? And TINGA answered, YES! The newest outpost opened in Santa Monica a few months ago. Locals in the area say… Continue reading

Mid-City: Checking Out the “Taco Speakeasy” Petty Cash

    When Playa closed a couple of months ago, all I could think was what was going to happen to that beautiful space and lovely garden? Then I heard rumors it was… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at Bar Ama

When I first started going to Bar Ama, I was swinging by for lunch. I’ve now gone in a few times for dinner and it’s a different vibe. Both are excellent but there’s… Continue reading

Hollywood: Exploring Littlefork’s Cocktail List

Littlefork, I suspect is named after the little fork you get when you encounter a bowl of shellfish. It is perhaps one of my favorite utensils being a seafood lover. The food has… Continue reading

Hollywood: Whole Hog Dinner at 3Dog Cantina Recap

Recently I was invited to a whole hog dinner at 3Dog Cantina. It opened last Fall along the Cahuenga Corridor in Hollywood. In my 20s, I ran around Cahuenga to the different bars… Continue reading

Red O’s Street Food Social Happy Hour

Red O recently began happy hour from 4 to 6 PM, Tuesdays through Saturday. Their Social Hour serves street food, oysters and specialty cocktails at sweet prices. Chicago Chef Rick Bayless consulted on… Continue reading