Category Archive: hot bartenders

Hollywood: Public Kitchen & Bar at the Roosevelt Hotel

I was invited to the new Public Kitchen and Bar at the Roosevelt for dinner last week. We started with some cocktails at the bar. It’s rare to find a cocktail in Hollywood… 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

UK: Craft Cocktail Bars in London

People tend to imagine the UK as the place for warm beer and your best bet is to get wine while on vacation there. I tended towards cider however if I found myself… Continue reading

UK: Spuntino

Spuntino opened on March 14 and I was there on March 17. Even in London, I was trying to get to restaurants as soon as they opened! One of my British pals had… Continue reading

An Affordable Lunch at Rivera

I have bemoaned the fact I now work in an area of Downtown Los Angeles where lunch spots are a bit difficult to find. I have made progress and found a couple of… Continue reading

New Mixology Program at Michael’s Santa Monica

Michael’s recently launched a new mixology program at their bar. Not only will they bring in guest bartenders to create special one-night only cocktails, they’ll have a full cocktail list as well bar… Continue reading

Bourbon Fans: Cocktail Recipes

After I get to know a bartender, I might ask for a bartender’s choice. Usually a bartender will ask for some direction and I immediately answer bourbon. Results are inevitably delicious and often… Continue reading

Gays & Dolls Takeover DTLA

After dinner at Sugarfish, we headed over to Bottega Louie for the first stop of the Gays & Dolls in DTLA, guerrilla gay bar edition. Bottega Louie was slammed. My gay posse wouldn’t… Continue reading

Fig & Olive Now Open

Fig & Olive on Melrose Place is now open for dinner. The two-storied restaurant’s menu was created by Executive Chef Pascal Lorange. The communal table and 50-foot tasting bar sounds like great fun… Continue reading

DTLA: Bar | Kitchen

Before we started our blogs, the Vixen and I were just a couple of girls who liked to do happy hour in Downtown Los Angeles. We meet up for giggly boozy foodie good… Continue reading