Tag Archive: cognac

Bar Minty: Metropole, Rough Waters, French Manhattan Cocktail Family

One of my favorite cocktails is a Manhattan. I love playing with different variations by switching out the vermouth or perhaps adding amaro. And occasionally I’ll switch out the spirit, usually for rum.… Continue reading

DTLA: Cognac Crawl at Redbird, Bar Clacson, The Varnish, Otium and Broken Shaker Recap

  In late September, I saw something interesting called the Cognac Classic Crawl. I like bar crawls and I like brandy. However, I was heading out to Hong Kong so I forgot about… Continue reading

Bottle Share Nights: What’s the Deal with the Private Events

  In my introduction to bottle share nights, I mentioned the massive bottle share events… these are private events that are more than just a bunch of friends sharing their favorite bottles outside… Continue reading

New Summer Drinks at Roger Room

  Welcome to summer! Roger Room launched a new summer drinks menu earlier this summer. And the most quaffable tipple has to be the Almost True. It’s a long drink on crushed ice.… Continue reading

Foodie Destination: Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

The Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is seriously becoming a foodie destination. Between the fun gourmet ice cream to new chef Mette Williams at Culina to Cavi-Hour (happy hour with caviar!)… Continue reading

Melrose & Gower: Pour Vous is Now Open

Perhaps I was a bit premature in announcing Pour Vous was going to open last September. Months went by and we heard about the new projects from Steve Livigni and Pablo Moix like… Continue reading