Tag Archive: bars

Dallas: Barhopping to Industry Alley Bar, Midnight Rambler and The Mitchell

  The first bar I checked out in Dallas was Industry Alley Bar owned by my buddy Charlie Papaceno. I met Charlie back in 2011 when I first went to Portland Cocktail Week… Continue reading

DTLA: Clifton’s Cafeteria Opens Tuesday, September 22

  Clifton’s Cafeteria opens on Tuesday, September 22 after being closed for a number of years. I was invited to the ribbon cutting and was able to get a sneak peek at all… Continue reading

Bar Hopping in Miami: Michael’s Genuine, Dolce Italian, Drawing Room and Rum Line

Following dinner at The Cypress Room, it seemed natural to go to Michael’s Genuine Food and Drink. I’d been there once before a couple of years ago. We stopped in for dessert and… Continue reading

Ludlows Cocktail Company’s Jelly Shots Now Available in Stores

  Remember that time when I went bar hopping with Ludlows Cocktail Company to sample their five excellent jelly shots flavors? Well, they’re finally available in stores! The five flavors are:┬áPlanter’s Punch, Old… Continue reading

Palm Springs Bar Crawl: The Bar, Desert Fox and Tonga Hut

  Off season in Palm Springs could be paradise. You get all the sun, fun and pool time without gobs of tourists. But it also makes bar hopping interesting. Some bars close early… Continue reading

Acme Bars DTLA Bar Crawl, Saturday, August 23

  Deal Alert! The Acme bars in Downtown Los Angeles including Library Bar, Sixth Street Tavern, Spring Street Bar, King Eddy Saloon and the new Beelman’s Pub are part of a bar crawl… Continue reading

San Diego Bar Crawl

During San Diego Bartenders Weekend, I had a chance to check out a few spots. After Craft & Commerce, we headed over to Bankers Hill for the Campari and House Spirits party. It… Continue reading

Bay Area Bar Hop: Maven, TBD, Tonga Room

After Coqueta, we went on a San Francisco mini bar crawl. We started out at Maven in the Lower Haight. It was the day after Christmas so it was a bit slow. We… Continue reading

Hollywood: Drinks at No Vacancy and Dirty Laundry

No Vacancy from the Houston Brothers has been open for a few months now but I finally had a chance to visit a couple of weeks ago. Like its sister bar La Descarga,… Continue reading

PDX: Bar Crawl Around Portland Including Raven and Rose, Moloko, Teardrop Lounge and Rum Club

Calculating if we had time to check out the Rookery at Raven and Rose after drinks at Multnomah Whiskey Library was a no brainer. It was a quick 10 minute walk and we… Continue reading