Category Archive: cocktalian

Highland Park: Brunch at Cafe Birdie

  Recently I enjoyed brunch at Cafe Birdie in Highland Park. Although it’s been open for a few years now, I’ve never checked it out before. I have been to the back bar,… Continue reading

Mid-City: Happy Hour at Yardbird

  The more I go to Yardbird, the more I like them. I recently checked out happy hour at the bar and the wings are more than wings! It’s big pieces of fried… Continue reading

Mid-City: Late Night Pizza at The 3rd Stop

Sometimes when you don’t want to go far from home and you hit up a neighborhood joint. While hanging with a friend, we decided to walk over to¬† The 3rd Stop. It’s a… Continue reading

Venice: Drinks at Tasting Kitchen

  Every now and then The Minty hits the Westside. I have a few favorite bars in the area including Scopa Italian Roots (and Old Lightning), The Chestnut Club but I always try… Continue reading

Mid-City: Almost All the Drinks at Brandon’s Inside of 6th & La Brea

  I recently checked out Brandon’s, the speakeasy inside of 6th & La Brea brewery. I knew it was my kind of place when I saw there were three different amari flights. Yes,… Continue reading

Studio City: Brunch and Cocktails at Gray Tavern

  Studio City has a new brunch king! I checked out Gray Tavern recently for breakfast-lunch otherwise known as brunch. And it’s definitely brunch because there were drinks involved. I’ve been super into… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Dinner and Drinks at Blackship

  I had Blackship on my list to check out since I first heard about its opening a few months ago. I started with the Commodore Perry while my friend had a rye… Continue reading

Venice: Yours Truly Restaurant from Chef Vartan Abgaryan is Now Open

  Chef Vartan Abgaryan has opened Yours Truly on Abbott Kinney in the old Salt Air space. Yours Truly is serving just wine and beer for now but I love a good low… Continue reading

DTLA: New Drinks at Bar Franca

  Bar Franca has launched a new menu just in time for Spring! A vibrantly green drink, the First Flush would be my first pick of the night. With trendy matcha but also… Continue reading

Echo Park: All the Mezcal at Bar Calo

  After dinner at the PhoLAOsouphy popup*, my friends and I went to Bar Calo for a nightcap.   It so happened to be National Margarita Day so one of my friends had… Continue reading