Roger That, Roger Room

The Roger Room has been open a little bit more than a year but I just checked it out this week. Any cocktailian tries his or her best to check out the new… Continue reading

Concern Foundation Block Party Recap

The Concern Foundation held their 36th Annual Block Party at Paramount Studios last Saturday. I had received an email from my friend, the Hungry Hippo who wondered if I was doing anything Saturday… Continue reading

Royal Khyber in Santa Ana

I had an Indian roommate in college and have listed Indian food as one of my favorites from that point on. Going to her home and having the “real thing” has made me… Continue reading

Vintage Enoteca in Hollywood

A couple weeks back, I was invited to check out the new Vintage Enoteca in Hollywood. Although it was evening, their menu is available from 8 a.m. to 12 Midnight. You could get… Continue reading

Waterloo & City or My Love Letter to JGold

Now you might wonder why the hell have I decorated a photo of Jonathan Gold like a love-struck teenager. Well, because I think it’s funny. I don’t usually do things unless it’s funny… Continue reading

Battle Manhattan: Mandrake VS Verdugo Bar

One of my favorite bars is the Mandrake in Culver City. It’s on La Cienenga, in between Venice and Washington. There’s a tiny sign that says “bar.” Otherwise there’s no other signage and… Continue reading

Eagle Rock: Craft Beer Crawl

I introduced a new crawl idea last Friday, the Minty Craft Beer Crawl. Now, I’m a proud cocktalian. I like my booze in cocktails. I’m not much of a wine snob drinker and… Continue reading

Bumming Around Sunset Junction: Spice Station, Bar Keeper, Intelligentisa & The Cheese Store of Silver Lake

I have had almost 50 pieces of artwork published. Most of these pieces are primarily me playing with color and design. I’m hugely attracted to bright colors and bold shapes. How could I… Continue reading

Mariscos Chente

Last year, the day after my birthday party, I had planned a mariscos crawl. This was obviously a bad decision on my part. Seafood after a night of heavy drinking? After having a… Continue reading

WP24: Views, Cocktails and Pork Belly

The night before the LA Times review for WP24 came out, I was enjoying cocktails and dinner there. I had heard the buzz and since it was a few blocks from me, I… Continue reading