Category Archive: cocktalian

West Hollywood: Employees Only LA Is Now Open

  Employees Only in West Hollywood has officially opened. The bar from New York actually has several locations around the world including Singapore. EO LA took over the old Baby Blues BBQ space… Continue reading

Koreatown: Celebrate National Soft Pretzel Month at Biergarten

  It’s been a hot minute since I have gone to Biergarten in Koreatown. I was lured in because I heard they had these crazy pretzels for National Soft Pretzel Month. Did you… Continue reading

Masters of Taste Returns to the Rose Bowl Sunday, May 6

  Masters of Taste returns to Pasadena’s Rose Bowl on Sunday, May 6. The food festival benefits the Union Station Homeless Services. 100% of the ticket sales goes to this wonderful charity. Get… Continue reading

Introducing Paul John Indian Whisky

  When I heard about the Paul John Whisky tasting at The Daily Pint in Santa Monica, I made sure I cleared my plans to attend. I was very interested in tasting the… Continue reading

Checking Out Nikka Coffey Gin and Vodka

  Today I’m going to feature both gin and vodka for Spirit Week at The Minty. Last September, I attended a tasting for Nikka Coffey Gin and Vodka at Baldoria. I was curious… Continue reading

Portobello Road Gin Launches in California

Portobello Road Gin just launched in California. It officially launched in the US (New York) in 2015 but has now made its way to the West Coast and specifically you can find it… Continue reading

Tasting Spanish Brandy and Pisco; Torres 15 and El Gobernador

  Spirits Week continues at The Minty with Torres 15 Spanish Brandy and El Gobernador Pisco. I recently tasted these twoat a launch party at Spare Room. Austin bartender Justin Lavenue was in… Continue reading

Hangar 1 Launches Their Rose Vodka

  I’m kicking off Spirits Week at The Minty with Hangar 1’s new Rose Vodka which I recently tasted at Skybar at the Mondrian hotel. Every day this week, I’m featuring new spirits… Continue reading

DTLA: The Bolo Burger For Brunch at Rossoblu

Rossoblu has recently started serving brunch. Suddenly my instagram feed was flooded with pictures of delicious things including the Bolo burger which is a burger with Bolognese sauce. Well then, we had to… Continue reading

DTLA: First Look at Kasih Indonesian in Little Tokyo

  Kasih,┬áthe new Indonesian restaurant, is now open in Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles. Kasih means love in Indonesian. I was invited to an opening party where the neighbors had been invited… Continue reading