Tag Archive: cocktails

Solvang: Dinner at Root 246

  I was in Solvang for a day trip and we had hit up some of the wine rooms in the deliberately quaint town. I was perhaps a little over the kitsch when… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at the Veggie-Centric PYT

  Chef Josef Centeno has created a restaurant inside of a restaurant with the new PYT¬†inside of Ledlow. My pal Carina was in town and whenever we get together, we look for the… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Dinner and Drinks at Cassia

  To kick things off at Cassia, one of LA’s best restaurants, I got the Pina Colada and added a couple extra bucks for the strawberry balsamic gastrique (aka “lava flow”). We were… Continue reading

DTLA: New Drinks at Honeycut for Fall/Winter 2016

  Honeycut recently rolled out a new drinks menu featuring their tiki-space cocktails along with new draft cocktails in the disco room. After a massive meaty dinner at Oreno, some cocktails sounded like… Continue reading

Highland Park: Drinks at ETA Bar

  I was doing research on a fun Highland Park bar hop and went into ETA. I’ve been meaning to check them out for a while. They’ve been open about six months now.… Continue reading

Mar Vista: That Sunday Gravy at Status Kuo

  Edit 11/9/16 – apparently Status Kuo is changing its name to Little Fatty and the bar will be called Accomplice.¬†   I recently was in Philadelphia and a bartender I met there… Continue reading

Dallas: Cocktails at Black Swan Saloon and Armoury D.E.

  With only 3 nights in Dallas, I wondered how many bars could I get to? I had a very long list but most decisions were made for me as it was a… Continue reading

Dallas: Barhopping to Nickle and Rye, Bowen House and Standard Pour

  On our second night in Dallas, we did a mini bar crawl in Uptown starting with Nickle and Rye. On initial inspection, it looked like a sports bar with a trivia game… Continue reading

Koreatown: First Look at Here’s Looking at You

  Here’s Looking at You recently opened in Koreatown by Chef Jonathan Whitener and business partner Lien Ta whom he met at Animal. I was excited to see the bar program was put… Continue reading

Hollywood: Progressive Dinner at PokiNometry, Jinya Ramen Express, Cre8 Crepe and Mama Shelter

  I did a progress dinner a couple of weeks back in Hollywood. Let’s start with poke at PokiNometry where you can build your own bowl of fabulous fish. PokiNometry is at the… Continue reading