Tag Archive: bartender

Chinatown: New Menu Launching at General Lee’s Soon

General Lee’s under the leadership of new bar manager, Chris Day, will be launching a new cocktail menu in the next few weeks. In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek of Thunder which… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Repeal Day Party Recap

In the United States, people could not legally drink from 1919 to 1933. On December 5, 1933, Prohibition was repealed and since then December 5 has become a very special holiday for tipplers.… Continue reading

Speed Rack LA Recap

When I was in Portland for Portland Cocktail Week, I had a chance to see Speed Rack. The friendly competition looks for the fastest female bartender with money raised going to breast cancer… Continue reading

Day 1 of Portland Cocktail Week

  I may have lied when I said my first cocktail of the day was at Beaker & Flask when I rolled into Portland for Portland Cocktail Week. It was actually an old… Continue reading

Seattle: Bar Hopping to Ba Bar, Liberty, Bathtub Gin, Coterie Room, Tini Bigs, Tavern Law & Canon

Day Two in Seattle started off with bright skies but it gradually became a bit gray and moody. Michael Kostin of Paratii Craft Bar started our bar tour off at Ba Bar. I… Continue reading

Seattle: Bar Crawl with Bastille, Sambar, Paratii, Rob Roy, Il Bistro & Zig Zag

I had two days in Seattle and I was going to make the most of it. I had been training my liver and getting ready for Portland Cocktail Week. What better way to… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Drinks at ink.

  Just when people started referring to bartenders as “mixologists,” bartenders have now proudly reclaimed the word “bartender” in the name of hospitality. And Devon Espinosa, the bar manager at ink. has done… Continue reading

2011 LA’s Best Bartender Competition Recap

This past Sunday brought the city’s best bartenders to play. Table 20’s Second Annual Best Bartender Competition was held at Elevate Lounge in Downtown Los Angeles. The finalists were¬† Joseph Brooke of Next… Continue reading

Table 20’s Second Annual LA’s Best Bartender Contest Finalists Announced

Contest alert- scroll to the bottom for a chance to win a pair of tickets to this upcoming event. I have 3 pair to give away! On Friday, Table 20 announced all five… Continue reading

DTLA: Onyx and LA’s Cocktail Scene

A few weeks ago, I visited Pattern Bar and the Vixen and I were less than thrilled by the minuscule discount for happy hour. We hightailed it to Onyx, another new bar in… Continue reading