Tag Archive: booze

Double the Fun – Cinco de Derby

  May 5 is going to be so much fun with both Cinco de Mayo and Derby events around town. Here are some restaurants and bars doing specials in LA: Blue Cow –… Continue reading

2012 Nightclub & Bar Convention Recap

  Last month, over 30,000 attendees descended upon the Nightclub and Bar convention in Las Vegas. The last time I had been to the convention center in Vegas, it was for CHA- the… Continue reading

Culver City: Coolhaus

For Valentine’s Day this year, I went to the Coolhaus shop and enjoyed all the boozy flavors I could find along with the fried chicken and waffles ice cream. Yup, that’s right, fried… 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 3 of Portland Cocktail Week

Day 3 of Portland Cocktail Week started off with punch in the courtyard of the Jupiter served up by birthday boy Seattle bartender Rocky Yeh. We had toasted him at midnight the night… 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 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

Thrillist Bols Genever DTLA Punch Crawl

Last Fall, I attended the National Punch Day crawl with Bols Genever. We hit four bars and had some nibbles along the way. When I saw Thrillist was doing a punch crawl with… Continue reading

Return to Vesper Bar

One of my favorite bars is the Vesper Bar at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. I’m afraid this is not going to be a wonderful and educational post as once again, none of… Continue reading

DTLA: I’ll meet you at the Far Bar

On First Street in Little Tokyo, between two buildings is a narrow alley leading to Far Bar. The first time I was led into this alley a couple of years back, I felt… Continue reading