Category Archive: alcohol education

Mid-City: The Vestry at Tom Bergin’s

  My ears perk up whenever I hear about new whiskey bars. I was invited to check out The Vestry when it opened a few months back. It’s located above Tom Bergin’s.  … Continue reading

The Minty’s Mega SF Bar Crawl

  I was in San Francisco for four nights so I thought that would give me enough time to check out one or two bars… a day. In actuality, I went to 14… Continue reading

SF: Snacks and Drinks at ABV

  After lunch at Miss Saigon, I headed over to ABV. This was high on my list of bars I wanted to visit in San Francisco. I got there in the early afternoon… Continue reading

SF: Dinner at Liholiho Yacht Club

  I had such a fun weekend in San Francisco a few months ago. I ran into LA friends all over town. And when I walked up to the bar at Liholiho Yacht… Continue reading

2017 Whisky Live Returns to Los Angeles October 3

  Whisky Live is back in Los Angeles! Check out over 150 whiskies from around the world on Wednesday, October 3. The tasting will be held at the L.A. Hotel in Downtown Los… Continue reading

Orlando: The Minty’s Mini Bar Crawl

  I was back in Orlando earlier this year for Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA). It alternates between Orlando and Las Vegas. I find it a cool challenge to check out… Continue reading

Seattle: The Minty’s Mega Bar Crawl

  I was in Seattle for a long weekend and my friend and I chose to eat and drink our way through the city. Here’s a run down of the good times at… Continue reading

Seattle: Late Night at Herb and Bitter

  After a ton of whisky at Whisky Jewbilee, we headed back to Capitol Hill and hit Herb and Bitter. Of the many fantastic bars we went to during our much-too-short trip to… Continue reading

Melrose: Modern Soul Food at Barbara Jean LA

  Chef Jason Fullilove has found a home for his Barbara Jean LA restaurant at Melrose Umbrella Company. The former pop-up restaurant has taken over the former Mare space in the back of… Continue reading

Venice: Pasta at Felix Trattoria

  I’m probably one of the few people who didn’t go to Bucato, chef Evan Funke’s last restaurant. But if that was his ode to pasta, then Felix is his love song. I… Continue reading