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Film Review: SOMM

SOMM, the documentary about “the hardest test you’ve never heard of” opens in theaters on June 21st. In Los Angeles, it’ll play for a week at the Sundance Sunset Cinema in West Hollywood… 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

This Weekend: The Taste September 2-5

  I wasn’t too happy with the first LA Times Food & Wine Festival last year. But it appears the organizers have listened and by combining forces with the Taste of Beverly Hills… Continue reading

Menu Degustazione at Drago Centro

  It’s not a surprise I love Drago Centro but in the many times I’ve been there, I’ve never done the tasting menu. Oh sure, I’ve had many wonderful meals including this special… 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

Drago Centro: The Vault Room

People say write about what you  know. Since I eat out almost every day, I’ve been thinking about writing a book  (TV show or maybe a “based on a true story” film script?)… Continue reading

New Winter Cocktails and Happy Hour at Drago Centro

Drago Centro introduced their new Winter cocktails last Thursday. There are also new items on their bar menu which I’ve described as the never-ending happy hour as these prices are good all day,… Continue reading

Hello Fall, Goodbye Summer: Special Drago Centro Event

Hey! Remember these summer cocktails at Drago Centro? ·         Arancia Meccanica / Clockwork Orange – Sombra Mezcal, Red Bell Pepper, Cilantro, Agave Nectar, Fresh Lime, Smoked Salt ·         Dark Passenger – Bols Genever,… Continue reading

The People’s Cocktail Contest at Drago Centro

What’s even better than getting a drink named after you at Drago Centro? Getting your original cocktail recipe on their menu! Calling all would-be mixologists, bar stars and cocktalians! Starting on Monday, May… Continue reading