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Bartending Classes at Elemental Mixology

I came across Andrew “the Alchemist” Willett years ago when I conducted a pupusa crawl down Beverly Boulevard. Jaragua was our last stop. I was ready for a beer after all the cheesy… Continue reading

Recap: Dinner with Kikori Whiskey

  Recently I attended a whiskey dinner for Kikori, a new Japanese whiskey in the Los Angeles market. I met Kikori’s Ann Soh Woods last year when we both took bartending classes with… Continue reading

Little El Salvador: Drinks and That Turkey Sandwich at The Copper Still

  The bar at Jaragua transformed itself to a separate bar called The Copper Still about three years ago. I ran into bar director Nancy Kwon at Tales of the Cocktail in 2012… Continue reading

Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET): What’s it like to be certified in Spirits?

  Several years ago, the film SOMM came out and it made a huge impression on me. While I never thought about being certified in wine, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Drinks at Next Door by Josie

  We stopped in for a drink at Next Door by Josie after our blow out omakase at Shunji. I had been next door to Josie before but never to the more casual… Continue reading

Cochon 555 Comes to the Viceroy in Santa Monica on Sunday, March 29

  Cochon 555 comes back to Los Angeles March 27-29. The food competition has been touring the country picking chef winners to compete in the finals where they will be crowned the King… Continue reading

Pretty Please, Pupusa Crawl Along Beverly

The Pupusa Crawl along Beverly was the first Minty crawl of the year. I originally had five stops on the list but we made it to four. I think we made a wise… Continue reading