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Palm Springs: All the Food and Drinks at Workshop Kitchen

  I heard about Workshop Kitchen + Bar a few years ago and kept it in mind when I got to Palm Springs. I was delighted to be invited to try the food… Continue reading

Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Competitions Winners

This year’s Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America convention in Las Vegas featured three competitions including Iron Mixologist, Hoptails and Call for Cocktails.   The Iron Mixologist is a tough competition as bartenders have… Continue reading

Cochon 555 LA Recap, Coming to SF 4/27

  Earlier this year the traveling food festival, Cochon 555, swept into LA (well, Santa Monica) and left a trail of porky goodness. It heads up to San Francisco this Saturday, April 27. Cochon 555 focuses… Continue reading

DTLA: A Quickie at Tacos Mexico

After bar hopping through the new Ace Hotel, it seemed only natural to make a tacos stop at neighboring Tacos Mexico.  The three of us ordered a number of tacos and I wanted… Continue reading

San Francisco: Pho and Egg Rolls at Ben Tre

We tried Ben Tre in South San Francisco for lunch one day a couple weeks ago. My friend had been a few times and it was popular with the locals. We started out… Continue reading

PDXCW: Ain’t No Party Like a Bartender’s Party- USBG Party at Portland Cocktail Week

For the closing party at Portland Cocktail Week, almost every chapter of the United States Bartenders Guild was represented. The party was held at the Jupiter Hotel. A tent was built in the… Continue reading

PDXCW: Bacardi Bar Challenge

As part of this year’s Portland Cocktail Week, Bacardi sponsored a bar challenge. There were four teams, “Where’s the Orgy At,” “Bar Belle,” “Passenger” and “Ramble House” and they had to build a… Continue reading

Torrance: Umenoya Ramen Co or How Ramen Yokocho Fest Failed Me

I’m pretty much noodles obsessed and though I had some misgivings about the first ever Ramen Yokocho Fest aka “Ramen Alley” organized by a local paper, Weekly LALALA, I still went to the… Continue reading

LUCKYRICE in LA Recap + LUCKYRICE in SF September 6

LUCKYRICE recently traveled Los Angeles. The traveling food festival gathered some of LA’s best Asian restaurants including host Chef Sang Yoon from Lukshon and Father’s Office for one night of feasting at the… Continue reading

Highlights from the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Show

  Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America took place April 28 through 30 in Orlando this year. The trade show showcases new products seeking distributorship, bartending competitions, seminars and parties. I was invited… Continue reading