Lincoln Driven to Dine at Red Medicine

The Lincoln Motor Company has recently partnered with several restaurants for “Driven 2 Dine” which showcases their cars. I attended the one at Red Medicine a couple of weeks back. I took a… Continue reading

Eater Young Guns Eve Party at LACMA on June 23

  On June 23, Eater will be throwing a party for their Eater Young Guns at LACMA.  That evening, they’ll announce the Young Guns finalists. Of the 50 semi-finalists, three are from Los… Continue reading

Hollywood by the Sea: Littlefork

As mentioned in my cocktail round-up for Littlefork, I tasted my way through the menu over a couple of visits. As a result, there’s a lot of items to go through. In general,… Continue reading

SGV: Checking Out the Dumplings at Southern Mini Town

  In the pursuit of who has the best Shanghai Chinese soup dumplings in town, I landed at Southern Mini Town expecting, hoping for some good dumplings. Sadly, these were not juicy at… Continue reading

Barhopping in Orlando at Hanson’s Shoe Repair and The Woods

Before I left for Orlando for WSWA, I made a short list of craft cocktail bars including a speakeasy called Hanson’s Shoe Repair.  It’s in Downtown Orlando and upstairs from the NV Art… Continue reading

Orlando: Tallarico Vodka Dinner at Norman’s

On my first night in Orlando for WSWA, I was invited to attend the Tallarico Vodka dinner at Norman’s. The dinner was hosted by The Tasting Panel magazine, a magazine devoted to 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

WSWA: Judging the Hoptails Competition

The Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America trade show met in Orlando last month and as part of the program held four bartending competitions. I along with 5 others judged Hoptails, a competition… Continue reading

DTLA: Half Off Tasting Menu at Alma on Tuesdays

I’ve been hearing about Alma for a while now. I wanted to first go when they were a pop-up concept but never found the time. I’m glad I managed to get to them… Continue reading

Introducing Truffl, a Private Members’ Club

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the launch event of Truffl, a new membership-based social club. Think of it as a clubhouse without a permanent clubhouse. Events are held around town and… Continue reading