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Disaronno & Tia Maria Dinner with Marcel Vigneron and Love Boat’s Issac

As part of the Tales of the Cocktail spirited dinners, I attended one with Disaronno and Tia Maria at the Musee Conti Wax Museum. I replied immediately I was in when I saw… Continue reading

New Orleans: Drinking at Cure

Drink nerds would probably say duh when I said I had really great drinks at Cure. During Tales of the Cocktail, I really wanted to go on the Brugal Dry Rum bus and… Continue reading

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

DTLA: The Parish is Now Open

I had been anticipating the opening of the Parish for months. I would drive by it almost every day and checked the progress. And then one day it opened. I was out of… Continue reading

Newport Beach: Pig Out 1.0 Recap

Recently Bobby Navarro of 100Eats100Days and Chef Amar Santa of Broadway Restaurant collaborated on Pig Out, the first pork fest of Orange County. They invited 15 of the top Orange County chefs to… 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

Culver City: The Corner Door

I recently checked out The Corner Door in Culver City. Washington Boulevard in Culver City is rapidly becoming the next Restaurant Row with nearby Waterloo & City and A-Frame.  The cozy space is… Continue reading

DTLA: Soleto Now Open

Recently I was invited to check out the newly opened Italian restaurant Soleto in Downtown Los Angeles. In the former Zucca space, they have retained the pizza oven but done away with the… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at Industriel

I tried the new Industriel restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles a few weeks ago. Located on the corner of 6th and Grand, the well-designed restaurant did have a bit of a swiggly feel… Continue reading

The New Mo-Chica in Downtown

  Mo-Chica from Chef Ricardo Zarate opened yesterday in Downtown Los Angeles. The Peruvian restaurant moved from its previous digs by USC to the new “Restaurant Row” on 7th Street. It’s exciting they’re… Continue reading