Category Archive: cocktalian

Drago Centro: Aperitif Hour

When Drago Centro first opened, they didn’t have a happy hour but I’ve spent a lot of time at their bar. I’ve yet to actually do a sit-down meal (though I’ve done dineLA… Continue reading

The Minty: On the Move

“You are the busiest person I know. Do you ever stay home and relax?” Admittedly, not really. I recently told a friend that I do like to veg. Sleep in. Read. Art it… Continue reading

Maikobe: There’s got to be other things in Old Town Pasadena

Carina from UncouthGourmands asked what was she going to do last night and I replied, happy hour! She mentioned Maikobe for hot sake. Personally, I’m not into hot sake as I prefer to… Continue reading

Give Me a Knife Because I’m out of AMMO

There are some nights where I wonder what went wrong. The gay boyfriend and I took out a friend last night for her birthday. I had a great idea to try AMMO since… Continue reading

I Must at the Must

On Wednesday, I went out to happy hour at the Must. Though admittedly, every time I’ve gone for happy hour, I tend to order off the regular menu because their “bar snacks” are… Continue reading

The Lazy Ox

I love these giant lightbulbs at the Lazy Ox. When I first saw them, the artist designer in me was thrilled. I was equally happy the food matched the atmosphere. I first came… Continue reading

Hot Bartender Crawl in DTLA

Last October, I hosted a Hot Bartenders Crawl in Downtown Los Angeles. It was girls only though my gay posse tried to get in on the action. It was too easy to go… Continue reading

Simpang Asia and a Crazy Night in Culver City

A friend of mine asked me to get a group together for Indian food in Artesia but that date didn’t work out and he suggested perhaps sausages at Wurstkuche which I wouldn’t have… Continue reading

Ongina!! Tammie Brown! RPDR!

I want to take you to a gay bar. Last season on Logo, the gay boyfriend and I were obsessed with the show RuPaul’s Drag Race. We never really told anyone we were… Continue reading

XXXmas Sangria

At many parties, I wind up being the bartender but in the last few years, I tend to plan ahead and serve up one or two concoctions leaving me free to enjoy the… Continue reading