Tag Archive: drinks

Oakland: Dinner at Camino

On my last trip to SF, I decided to fly into Oakland and check out the scene there. After having drinks at Boot & Shoe Service, we headed to Camino for dinner. I… Continue reading

Mid-Wilshire Get-Away for Museums LA: LACMA, CAFAM & Hotel Wilshire

  Beginning today, you can book a hotel through Discover Los Angeles and save a bunch. A bunch you say? Yes, like $450! You get to explore LA’s world class museums. A great… Continue reading

DTLA: The Parish is Now Open

I had been anticipating the opening of the Parish for months. I would drive by it almost every day and checked the progress. And then one day it opened. I was out of… Continue reading

Buckle Up, Sweetheart! It’s Tales of the Cocktail: A Short Memoir

When Neyah White tells you to buckle up, it’s TALES OF THE COCKTAIL, you listen. For the last several years, I wanted to go to the popular cocktail week in New Orleans and… Continue reading

Guest Bartender Series at Nick + Stef’s

I bartended at Nick + Stef’s a couple of weeks ago. It was the first time I had professionally bartended. Yes, I’ve been the bartender at many house parties and no holiday party… Continue reading

Culver City: Oldfield’s Liquor Room

Starting with tall drink from Left to Right- Dauntless, Blitzen Benz, No. 999, Oldfield’s Hemmingway ┬áThe 1933 Group which owns Thirsty Crow, Little Cave and all the locations of Bigfoot Lodge recently turned… 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: Dinner at Baco Mercat

  I’m really in love with Baco Mercat. After deciding during lunch it was more like a super casual Lazy Ox Canteen, I hurried in for dinner. If there were more of us,… Continue reading

DTLA: Baco Mercat Now Open

Baco Mercat is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. It is open for both lunch and dinner. I visited last week and was surprised that the “little baco shop” is a full-blown beautiful… Continue reading

DTLA Fireplace Crawl Recap

I have wanted to do a fireplace crawl for several years now but by the time I was ready to do so, it always got too warm. I’m glad I organized this field… Continue reading