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Film Review: SOMM

SOMM, the documentary about “the hardest test you’ve never heard of” opens in theaters on June 21st. In Los Angeles, it’ll play for a week at the Sundance Sunset Cinema in West Hollywood… Continue reading

Drago Centro’s New Bar Manager & Spring Cocktails

Sometimes I really hate change. But you always want what’s best for your friends. Recently bar manager Jaymee Mandeville left Drago Centro to take an opportunity with Barcadi. This left my “home bar”… Continue reading

Viva Sangrita LA Regional

A couple of months ago, bartenders were invited to compete in Tequila Ocho’s Viva Sangrita contest. Winners from the regional contests won a trip to New Orleans to compete at Tales of the… Continue reading

New Spring Cocktails at Drago Centro

  Drago Centro Bar Manager Jaymee Mandeville has rocked out her Spring Cocktails menu. Following her successful first list, she has really outdone herself. There was nothing on the list I didn’t want… Continue reading

dineLA lunch at Drago Centro

Rounding out my dineLA lunches, I headed over to Drago Centro. Since it was lunch, I didn’t partake in any of the fab new cocktails but their iced tea is wonderful on a… Continue reading

DTLA: New Winter 2012 Cocktails at Drago Centro

Drago Centro launched their new Winter cocktails just after the holidays just when I was embracing the Fall cocktails. The cocktail list is the genius of Bar Manager Jaymee Mandeville. Former Drago Centro… Continue reading

DTLA: New Fall Cocktails at Drago Centro

  Drago Centro launched their new Fall cocktails a few weeks ago. It seems like just yesterday that I was enjoying the Spring/Summer cocktails. With Sommelier and Beverage Director Michael Shearin moving on… Continue reading

Drago Centro: Tomato & Tripe

  The tasting menu at Drago Centro has already changed from last month.  Now Chef de Cuisine Ian Gresik is offering a 6-course tasting menu of tomato-inspired dishes including this wonderful tripe dish,… Continue reading

Menu Degustazione at Drago Centro

  It’s not a surprise I love Drago Centro but in the many times I’ve been there, I’ve never done the tasting menu. Oh sure, I’ve had many wonderful meals including this special… Continue reading

Thrillist Bols Genever DTLA Punch Crawl

Last Fall, I attended the National Punch Day crawl with Bols Genever. We hit four bars and had some nibbles along the way. When I saw Thrillist was doing a punch crawl with… Continue reading