Tag Archive: bartenders

Bar Hopping in New Orleans

My drink tally in New Orleans outside of what I tasted during Tales of the Cocktail was relatively low. I averaged 2-3 drinks a day during the week I was there. I went… Continue reading

LA Lady Bartenders Do Brunch at Eveleigh

A couple weeks after Tales of the Cocktail, I joined a gathering of LA lady bartenders for brunch at Eveleigh. It was an informal gathering, nothing like our LUPEC meetings. Just a gathering… Continue reading

Get Ready for Art Beyond the Glass, Sunday, June 17

As I’ve bounced around from cocktail week to cocktail week around the country (Portland, Scottsdale and most recently New York), enthusiasts have cried for a good cocktail event in L.A. Well, this city… Continue reading

Decades Launch Parties at Formosa Cafe

Remember Formosa Cafe? Old Hollywood and glitzy celeb hangout were words that came to mind but in the last few years, it’s turned into a bit of a dive bar. But you could… Continue reading

New Spring Menu at Bar | Kitchen

Bye bye pork shank, hello foie gras BLT! Although I’m going to miss the pork shank, aka the “dinosaur bone,” I have wholeheartedly welcomed the foie gras BLT to Bar | Kitchen‘s new… Continue reading

Melrose & Gower: Pour Vous is Now Open

Perhaps I was a bit premature in announcing Pour Vous was going to open last September. Months went by and we heard about the new projects from Steve Livigni and Pablo Moix like… Continue reading

Hot Bartenders in Hollywood Bar Crawl Recap

The Hot Bartenders Crawl rolled through Hollywood last week. Our first stop was Wood & Vine. We managed to snag a couple of seats at the bar and lay down a foundation of… Continue reading

Barhopping in Seattle

  Last October before I headed to Portland Cocktail Week, I stopped in Seattle and went on a 2-day massive bar crawl. I hit up 2 tastings and 13 bars in 48 hours.… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Vanguard Lounge

  The cocktail scene has changed significantly in the last year in Las Vegas. Last year, I went to Downtown Cocktail Room knowing it was one of the few good craft cocktail bars… Continue reading

Culver City: Oldfield’s Liquor Room

Starting with tall drink from Left to Right- Dauntless, Blitzen Benz, No. 999, Oldfield’s Hemmingway ┬áThe 1933 Group which owns Thirsty Crow, Little Cave and all the locations of Bigfoot Lodge recently turned… Continue reading