Tag Archive: drinkwire

Hollywood: Good Times at Davey Wayne’s

  Recently I was spoke with someone from San Francisco who loved all the themed bars he visited in LA including La Descarga, Pour Vous and Good Times at Davey Wayne’s. What’s the… Continue reading

San Diego Bar Crawl

During San Diego Bartenders Weekend, I had a chance to check out a few spots. After Craft & Commerce, we headed over to Bankers Hill for the Campari and House Spirits party. It… Continue reading

Happy Hour at Nic’s Beverly Hills

  I recently checked out happy hour at Nic’s Beverly Hills. I had been years ago, long before I ever became a craft cocktails enthusiast.  The bar is busy with locals and those… Continue reading

Bartending Classes at Elemental Mixology

I came across Andrew “the Alchemist” Willett years ago when I conducted a pupusa crawl down Beverly Boulevard. Jaragua was our last stop. I was ready for a beer after all the cheesy… Continue reading

Guest Bartenders at Belcampo Santa Monica

  The new Belcampo Meat Company in Santa Monica will open later this Fall but are doing special previews during the month of May. They are  also kicking off a guest bartenders series beginning with… Continue reading

Cochon 555 LA Recap, Coming to SF 4/27

  Earlier this year the traveling food festival, Cochon 555, swept into LA (well, Santa Monica) and left a trail of porky goodness. It heads up to San Francisco this Saturday, April 27. Cochon 555 focuses… Continue reading

Santa Ana: Cocktails and Bites at the Playground

  Occasionally I make it down past the Orange County and usually I hang around the same couple of spots around the performing arts center in Costa Mesa. One evening after a show,… Continue reading

Mid-City: New Spring Cocktails at Roger Room

  Roger Room has introduced 5 new Spring cocktails that will be available through the summer. Each play off the theme of “smoke and fire.” One of my favorite type of drinks is… Continue reading

DTLA: Meet Your Neighborhood Bar, the Golden Gopher

    The Golden Gopher like many long-time Los Angeles watering holes claims to have one of the oldest liquor licenses in the city. The difference though is Golden Gopher can sell booze… Continue reading

DTLA: EightyTwo Bar and Arcade Now Open

  EightyTwo barcade is now open in Downtown Los Angeles in the Arts District. It borders Little Tokyo at 3rd and Alameda. EightyTwo features two rooms of games including one just for pinball.… Continue reading