Tag Archive: cocktailian

West LA: Back at Sotto

  A couple of weeks ago, the Dapper Diner was in town and we went back and forth on where to go for dinner. We decided on Sotto where I talked up the… Continue reading

Culver City: New Cocktails at City Tavern

  City Tavern may be generally known as a gastropub with many fine craft beers but they have been working on their cocktail list and I was invited to try the new late… Continue reading

Culver City: Another Spin Through Lukshon

I recently took a friend to Lukshon who’s never been. There were some items that were new including a couple of cocktails and savory dishes that I wanted to check out. Usually I… 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

LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade Recap

I attended the L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade event earlier this month. I was pretty excited to see so many different chefs from around the country presenting that day. We were gathered to raise… 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 2 of Portland Cocktail Week

I really didn’t eat much the day before and started day 2 of Portland Cocktail Week at Michael’s Italian Beef which was a few blocks from where I was staying at the Jupiter… Continue reading

Portland: Clyde Common

I spent a couple of different days at Clyde Common while I was in Portland for Portland Cocktail Week. First, I trooped in with some new friends after the DonQ Yacht Rock party.… Continue reading

Portland: Beaker & Flask

  After two days in Seattle (and 13 bars), I drove down with Noelle to Portland for Portland Cocktail Week. After settling into the Jupiter, my home for the next four days, I… Continue reading

Mid-City: The Churchill Now Open

The Churchill is now open on West Third. The anticipated opening had been late summer but like most new restaurant openings, it had been delayed.  I was invited a couple of weeks ago… Continue reading