Category Archive: alcohol education

West LA: Sotto

After drinks at the Misfit, we headed over to Sotto for dinner. I had heard they made major changes to the former Test Kitchen space and I was excited to see. Although I… Continue reading

More Mixology from Davidson Fernie

  Following dinner at Rosewood Tavern, we headed over to Playa for a nightcap. Luckily for us, bartender Davidson Fernie was on hand to make me forget the funny Old Fashioned I had… Continue reading

Harvard & Stone: R&D with Brian Summers

  I dropped by this past week to see who was at the back bar of Harvard & Stone, doing R&D. I was delighted it was Brian Summers. Like Davidson Fernie, I  met… Continue reading

Rosewood Tavern Now Open

Rosewood Tavern opened a couple of weeks ago, giving Animal some competition on Fairfax. My friends and I talked about how this area needed another bar– no, really! A bar that served lots… Continue reading

New Spring Cocktails at Drago Centro

Carolina’s Finest caught my eye immediately. Not only did it have Four Roses bourbon, but it contained Aperol, Yellow Chartreuse and LaMill Earl Grey tea. Topped off with a bit of Angostura orange,… Continue reading

Harvard & Stone: R&D Bar with Davidson Fernie

Last week I was at Harvard & Stone to check out R&D with Dave Kupchinsky of Eveleigh. While I was heading out, Davidson Fernie tipped me off he was going to be behind… Continue reading

Harvard & Stone: Hanging out at the R&D Bar with Dave Kupchinsky

I’ve now gone back to Harvard & Stone a few times now. I was back this past Monday to check out Dave Kupchinsky’s cocktails at R&D. Dave works at Eveleigh (I still need… Continue reading

Ladies’ Night at Michael’s Santa Monica

Jaymee Mandeville of Drago Centro and Cassie Sealing of Red Medicine guest bartended at Michael’s Santa Monica a couple of weeks ago as part of Michael’s guest mixology series. Jaymee created two cocktails;… Continue reading

East Hollywood: Harvard & Stone

We celebrated Gastronomnom‘s birthday at a new bar in East Hollywood called Harvard & Stone. It’s been open for less than two months and is from the same folks as La Descarga. I… Continue reading

DTLA: Mas Malo’s Tequila Vault

Part of Fight Club was filmed in the space that is now Mas Malo restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles. You may recognize the murals that are still very much part of the decor.… Continue reading