Category Archive: great cocktails

DTLA: It’s Not a Joke, Welcome to Prank Bar!

  Prank Bar is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. Located in the South Park district of DTLA, its closest neighbors include Barcito, Broken Spanish and the nearby beer hall, Mikkeller.  This is… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out the New Bar Clacson

Bar Clacson is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s a few doors down from Grand Central Market on Broadway. It’s currently only open evenings but there are plans for it to open… Continue reading

Culver City: Drinks at The Wallace

  The Wallace is a mainstay in Culver City. The bar is very popular and menu features all the stuff I would want to order like sprouting broccoli, tiger prawns and lamb porridge.… Continue reading

SGV: Comfort Food and Cocktails at Monkey Bar

  So much is happening over at the Santa Anita Westfield Mall! The Food Alley has a plethora of choices from Hainan chicken at Side Chick to the Japanese cheesecake import, Uncle Tetsu.… Continue reading

Philly: Checking Out The Franklin Bar and More

  When we got to Philly, we had dinner at Vernick and then went over to The Franklin Bar for after dinner drinks. We were met by a door guy who asked if we… Continue reading

Philly: All the Good Stuff at Vernick

When we were heading out to Philadelphia, everyone told us we had to check out Vernick. It turned out it was a 5 minute walk from our hotel and I was able to… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: dineLA Dinner Recap at Citizen Plus Cocktails

  Some friends and I gathered at Citizen to celebrate a birthday. Citizen was offering dineLA, the restaurant week that goes on until January 27 this year. Citizen’s $39 deal includes an appetizer,… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out the Whiskey Library at Miro

  I recently headed back to Miro for a closer look at the Whiskey Library. While the upstairs restaurant has a pretty bar, all the action is downstairs. There’s ample room at the… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner with a View at 71Above

  I’ve been dying to try 71Above ever since I heard they were opening and Chef Vartan Abgaryan was going to be the executive chef a couple years ago. I went for dinner… Continue reading

Culver City: Italian Favorites at AR Cucina

    AR Cucina took the place of Sambar, Chef Akasha Richmond’s Indian inspired restaurant.  She’s now turned her focus to Italian cuisine. I love that there’s an entire Negroni menu. You could… Continue reading