Category Archive: booze

The WhiskyX is Coming to Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar on April 20

  A new whisky festival is coming to Los Angeles on April 20! With over 60 whiskies to taste, food and live music, the WhiskyX will be a fun one to check out… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at Breva, the Restaurant at the Renovated Hotel Figueroa

  The Hotel Figueroa has reopened after a nearly 3 year renovation. There will be a couple more bars and another restaurant by the pool to open but for now, go get drinks… Continue reading

DTLA: Seven Seas Soup at Senor Fish

  Senor Fish is a mini chain in Southern California. I used to go to the location in Little Tokyo but they closed a few years ago. They opened this one in Downtown… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Lunch at Georgie with Chapel Down Wines

  I was invited to check out Chapel Down sparkling wines recently at a lunch at Georgie, the restaurant at The Montage in Beverly Hills.   We had a couple of appetizers before… Continue reading

Mar Vista: Cocktails at Accomplice Bar

  Oddly I’ve never sat at the bar at Accomplice until recently. I have eaten at Little Fatty plenty of times and enjoyed the drinks from their bar Accomplice with the food. This… Continue reading

Historic Filipinotown: Genever LA is Now Open

  Located on a very street art friendly block, Genever LA, recently opened. The gorgeous bar is women owned and led. I love that the owners were able to open with the funds… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Scout is Now Open for Take Out and More

  I recently checked out Scout, the new take-out counter and store in Silver Lake. Sandwiched between Kettle Black and Sawyer, it is a sister to these restaurants.     Scout has breakfast,… Continue reading

East Hollywood: Bruichladdich Dinner at The Edmon Recap

I recently visited The Edmon for a Bruichladdich Scotch Whisky dinner. I had the pleasure of meeting the former Bruichladdich master distiller Jim McEwan a few years ago and the juice I had… Continue reading

DTLA: Greenbar Distillery, LA’s First Distillery After Prohibition

  I’ve been to Greenbar Distillery a number of times through the years. It’s always fun to visit LA’s first distillery after Prohibition. They first set up shop in Monrovia and then moved… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Cocktails and Dinner at Native

  I was recently invited to check out Native in Santa Monica. Native is helmed by Chef Nyesha Arrington and the bar is run by Adam Flamenbaum. The four of us ordered a… Continue reading