Tag Archive: drinkwire

San Francisco: Brunch with Waffle Shots at 15 Romolo

It’s been a couple of years since I’ve been to 15 Romolo in San Francisco but I always knew I’d return for their Punch Drunk Brunch. Their motto is, “with no drink in… Continue reading

West Hollywood: New Winter Cocktails at The Eveleigh

The Eveleigh has launched a new Winter cocktails list featuring a lot of whiskey and sherry. I had a chance to try many of the new drinks and picked out some of my… Continue reading

Atwater Village: Dinner and Drinks at The Morrison

Recently The Morrison¬†welcomed new Executive Chef Michael Ruiz (formerly Cobra and Matadors) and Beverage Director Steve Calabro (formerly Red O, Craig’s) to the year-old Scottish gastropub. When I talked with friends, everyone suggested… Continue reading

Glendale: Cocktails at The Famous

As craft cocktails become more and more mainstream, you can find good drinks at bars outside the city’s center. Located in nearby Glendale, the Famous is spacious, has an interesting selection of spirits… Continue reading

DTLA: First Look at Crane’s Downtown

Across the hallway from Peking Tavern is the newly opened Crane’s Downtown. They opened rather stealthily behind what I thought was a storage room. Sure, this “storage” room had a cool old bank… Continue reading

Hollywood: Cocktails and Seafood at Acabar

Acabar in Hollywood opened late this summer and took over an old Moroccan restaurant’s space and kept a lot of the look and feel of the place. The beautiful bar is new and… Continue reading

First Look at Walter Manzke’s Long Awaited Republique

Years in the making, Chef Walter Manzke’s Republique is now open. My fine dining partner and I made reservations but it turned out the restaurant wasn’t officially open yet.¬† Luckily for us, the… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Cocktails and Dim Sum at Hakkasan

Hakkasan in Beverly Hills recently opened to much excitement. I had heard so much about the tasty food at other locations and was excited Los Angeles got its own Hakkasan. There is a… Continue reading

Hollywood: Good Cocktails and Clubbing at Warwick

There’s an experiment going on in Hollywood- can you have good cocktails with fresh juice at a club? Warwick aims to answer this question. The club offers “bottle service” in the sense you… Continue reading

Venice: Checking Out Scopa Italian Roots for Heros and Cocktails

There are only a few places that make me wish I live on the West Side. The new Scopa Italian Roots is one such place. Opened by Steve Livigni and Pablo Moix, they… Continue reading