Tag Archive: drinks

Frogtown: Salazar is Now Open

  Salazar in Frogtown (aka Elysian Valley) is now open. Opened by Mexicali Tacos’ Esdras Ochoa, the grilled tacos restaurant took over an old auto repair shop and has completely transformed the space.… Continue reading

Hollywood: Dinner and Drinks at Birch

  I recently checked out Birch in Hollywood. I had gotten a Blackboard Eats deal and thought 6 courses for $60 was fantastic. The drinks at Birch aren’t named but you can order… Continue reading

Kansas City: Drinks at Manifesto

  If you’re visiting Kansas City for the first time, the first stop on the bar tour has to be Manifesto. Just don’t make the same mistake I did and try to get… Continue reading

Culver City: That Chicken Liver at Hatchet Hall + Old Man Bar

Hatchet Hall in Culver City is now open. When chefs Brian Dunsmoor and Kris Tominaga left The Hart and The Hunter, I was rather devastated. I loved their cooking. I was happy when Kris popped… Continue reading

Koreatown: Drinks at Lock and Key

  I’ve been meaning to check out Lock and Key for a while and finally made it a few weeks ago. I caught them as they were rolling out a new menu. It’s… Continue reading

West LA: Getting Kosher at Ditmas Kitchen & Cocktails

  Ditmas Kitchen and Cocktails has now been open on Pico for a little over a year now. Chef Alex Reznik (Top Chef, La Seine) wanted to open a high end kosher restaurant… Continue reading

North Hollywood: Getting Drinks by the Barrel at Idle Hour

  Idle Hour opened in North Hollywood about a month ago. The barrel-shaped building was first built in 1941 during a time where there were many interesting shaped buildings around town. This style… Continue reading

Ludlows Cocktail Company’s Jelly Shots Now Available in Stores

  Remember that time when I went bar hopping with Ludlows Cocktail Company to sample their five excellent jelly shots flavors? Well, they’re finally available in stores! The five flavors are: Planter’s Punch, Old… Continue reading

Denver Bar Crawl: Williams and Graham, Ste. Ellie and Star Bar

  Years ago, I met Sean Kenyon at Manhattan Cocktail Classic and I always wanted to go to his bar, Williams and Graham in Denver. I’ve admired his writing and his bar is consistently rated… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Drinks at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill

  After dinner at Old Homestead at Caesars Palace, we walked a few feet over to the Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill. Too bad we weren’t hungry as the traditional British pub menu looked… Continue reading