Category Archive: booze

You’re Invited to Hats & Horses; a Derby Party in Santa Monica!

    Got Derby plans? Well, now you do! I’m co-hosting a party on Saturday. Get ready for mint juleps, horses and of course, HATS! Get your tickets here! It’s only $35 which… Continue reading

Highland Park Bowl Opens Today

  Highland Park Bowl has been restored to its former glory and reopens today. I remember when I used to go to the then-named Mr. T’s for shows but never bowling. That’s because… Continue reading

Try Cocktails by The Minty at 208 Rodeo April 6-20

  208 Rodeo will introduce a couple of cocktails created by me, The Minty, ¬†starting Wednesday, April 6 to April 20. Get Printemps, a refreshing spritz to start and Jalisco, an aged tequila… Continue reading

Las Vegas: The Mandarin Bar at the Mandarin Oriental

    Hidden away on the 23rd floor at the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas, the Mandarin Bar¬†isn’t your typical bar on the Vegas strip. First, the views are stunning and it’s the… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Dinner and Drinks at Rose.Rabbit.Lie.

  I’ve heard so much about Rose.Rabbit.Lie. which opened at the Cosmopolitan a few years ago. I checked it out with a few others and I’m glad my group loved exploring the menu.… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Checking Out the Drinks at the Golden Tiki

  I love tiki bars so of course I had to check out the new Golden Tiki in Las Vegas on my last trip. It’s open 24 hours (!!!) but we decided to… Continue reading

Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention Returns to Las Vegas April 18-21

  The 73rd Annual Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention and Exposition returns to Las Vegas April 18 to 21 this year. Held at Caesar’s, the four-day convention features hospitality suites, cocktail… Continue reading

DTLA: Drinks and Sushi at Katsuya

  After checking out a game at Staples Center, we stopped into Katsuya at LA Live for a snack and a couple of drinks. I hadn’t been to a Katsuya before knowing it’s… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Sakura Festival at Gyu-Kaku Until April 21

  The Southern California locations of Gyu-Kaku are celebrating Sakura Festival (cherry blossom festival) in a special way. For $55, you get a crazy dinner for two that includes 10 courses from now… Continue reading

DTLA: Drinks and Music at Resident

  New music venue The Resident opened a few months ago in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles. There’s a food cart and Airstream in the courtyard where you can get craft… Continue reading