Category Archive: alcohol education

Save the Date: Whisky, Wine & Swine; Whisky Extravaganza, Wine Riot & Cochon 555 May 31-June 2

  The three day weekend of fun at City Market Social House in Downtown Los Angeles kicks off with Whisky Extravaganza on May 31 then Wine Riot takes over on Saturday, June 1… Continue reading

Hollywood: Drinks at The Parker Room

  After dinner at Banh Oui, we walked over to The Parker Room. I’ve been curious about the new side bar of Los Balcones. It’s dark and feels like a neighborhood bar. The… Continue reading

Culver City: Drinks at Simonette inside the Palihotel

  Last week I checked out Simonette over at the Palihotel Culver City. It’s a cute hotel lobby bar that serves food all day. There’s an outside patio as well. We grabbed the… Continue reading

Three Events Not to be Missed This Week: Bacardi Spirit Forward, Bahala Na Fried Chicken Popup at Ma’am Sir, Simply Divine

  This week is going to be great! Here are my top 3 picks for this week: Bacardi Spirit Forward- on Tuesday, April 23rd, Bacardi along with Punch magazine present Spirit Forward, an… Continue reading

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

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

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

Pasadena: Check out Masters of Taste on Sunday, April 7

The fourth annual Masters of Taste returns to the Rose Bowl on Sunday, April 7. The food festival benefits Union Station Homeless Services. One hundred percent of the proceeds goes towards USHS. Tickets… Continue reading