Category Archive: alcohol education

Devon Espinosa Pops Up at Chaya Brasserie

As part of Chaya‘s new guest chef series, Marcel Vigneron presented a multi-course meal with Chef Haru at Chaya Brasserie last night in Beverly Hills. Unfortunately, I had dinner plans I couldn’t break… Continue reading

New Menu at Bar | Kitchen

Bar | Kitchen debuted its new menu a couple of weeks ago. Don’t worry, the crack tots (tater tots) are still on the menu. I was more excited to see what the new… Continue reading

Studio City: Raphael

  I was invited to Raphael last week. We were presented with 3 bites and cocktails at the bar. Raphael’s Chef Adam Horton comes most recently from Saddle Peak Lodge in Calabasas. And… 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

Hollywood: Next Door Lounge Now Open

  Next Door Lounge opened last week next to the Corner and across the street from AMMO. Owned by the same folks as the Corner, I was a bit surprised the Next Door… Continue reading

DTLA: Chaya Beer Garden is Back!

Last year, Chaya Downtown offered a beer garden in the summer but it was only on Mondays. Now the beer garden is back but it’s every week day (Monday through Friday) from now… Continue reading

Pasadena: 1886 Bar

  Being an Eastsider, it’s hard to explain why I haven’t gone to 1886 at the Raymond until recently. I checked in around last Fall after the Bols Genever Punch Crawl with Marcos… Continue reading

Manhattan Beach: Cocktails at MB Post

I was invited to check out drinks and dinner at Manhattan Beach Post last week. I’ll cover the fabulous food of Chef David LeFevre in another post soon. I thought it was so… Continue reading

DTLA: New Cocktails at Seven Grand

  In all the years I’ve been going to Seven Grand, I have never seen them change their menu. Not that it mattered much because I usually got a whiskey sour or a… Continue reading

Return to Vesper Bar

One of my favorite bars is the Vesper Bar at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. I’m afraid this is not going to be a wonderful and educational post as once again, none of… Continue reading