Category Archive: great cocktails

West Hollywood: Employees Only LA Is Now Open

  Employees Only in West Hollywood has officially opened. The bar from New York actually has several locations around the world including Singapore. EO LA took over the old Baby Blues BBQ space… Continue reading

Koreatown: Celebrate National Soft Pretzel Month at Biergarten

  It’s been a hot minute since I have gone to Biergarten in Koreatown. I was lured in because I heard they had these crazy pretzels for National Soft Pretzel Month. Did you… Continue reading

Checking Out Nikka Coffey Gin and Vodka

  Today I’m going to feature both gin and vodka for Spirit Week at The Minty. Last September, I attended a tasting for Nikka Coffey Gin and Vodka at Baldoria. I was curious… Continue reading

Portobello Road Gin Launches in California

Portobello Road Gin just launched in California. It officially launched in the US (New York) in 2015 but has now made its way to the West Coast and specifically you can find it… Continue reading

Tasting Spanish Brandy and Pisco; Torres 15 and El Gobernador

  Spirits Week continues at The Minty with Torres 15 Spanish Brandy and El Gobernador Pisco. I recently tasted these twoat a launch party at Spare Room. Austin bartender Justin Lavenue was in… Continue reading

DTLA: The Bolo Burger For Brunch at Rossoblu

Rossoblu has recently started serving brunch. Suddenly my instagram feed was flooded with pictures of delicious things including the Bolo burger which is a burger with Bolognese sauce. Well then, we had to… 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

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

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