Tag Archive: cocktailian

Ben Bailly Arrives at Cliff’s Edge

Chef Ben Bailly has taken over the kitchen at Cliff’s Edge. Ben was most recently private cheffing and previously at Fraiche and Petrossian. I was invited to dinner a couple of weeks ago… Continue reading

Hot Bartenders in Hollywood Bar Crawl

2012 is a leap year! To celebrate, I’m  leading a bar crawl in Hollywood on Wednesday, February 29 looking for the hottest bartenders in the craft cocktails and mixology game. Join me as… Continue reading

Seattle: Mistral Kitchen

My 24 hours in Seattle was coming to a close. Before heading out to the airport, we had lunch at Mistral Kitchen, just a couple blocks away from our hotel. Just about everybody… Continue reading

Seattle: How to Cook a Wolf

Last October, I went to Ethan Stowell’s Staple and Fancy and loved it. I wanted to try another one of his restaurants during my 24 hours in Seattle and chose How to Cook… 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

Seattle: Knee High Stocking Company

  One of the highlights of my recent whirlwind Seattle trip was a stop at Knee High Stocking Company. People reacted delightedly when I mentioned I was going because Kevin Langmack would be… Continue reading

SLS Hotel: Cocktails and Dessert at the Bazaar

  After dinner at Tres by Jose Andres, we hopped over to his other restaurant at the SLS Hotel, the Bazaar, for after-dinner cocktails and a second dessert. This was my fourth Jose… Continue reading

West LA: Freddy Smalls

  “Hey, Freddy Smalls is open. You wanna go?” “Sure! Let’s invite so and so.” A week or so goes by. “Hey, we’re going to Freddy Smalls. You wanna come?” By the end… Continue reading

Culver City: Cocktails and Pizza at Batch

  As I drove up to the new Batch in Culver City, I realized I’d been to this particular restaurant space before. Not as its previous incarnation of Sublime Food Lounge but as… Continue reading

DTLA: Craving the Pork Shank at Bar | Kitchen

  It’s no secret I have a love affair with Bar | Kitchen inside the O Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. I hadn’t been by in a few weeks due to the holidays… Continue reading