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West Hollywood: American Dim Sum at The Church Key

The Church Key opened in West Hollywood less than two months ago and it’s already a smash hit. Taking inspiration from San Francisco’s State Bird Provisions and the Chinese tradition of dim sum,… Continue reading

Culver City: Burgers and Cocktails at Father’s Office

There are some who would say Father’s Office has the best burger in Los Angeles. It’s definitely one of my favorite burgers. It has a colorful past where lines were drawn over the… Continue reading

DTLA: On the Dance Floor at Honeycut

Lounges are taking a back seat to the newest craze to hit the LA drinking scene– clubs. Say what? After years of hearing how people prefer to chill over dancing, I’m so happy… Continue reading

Chinatown: Build Your Own Manhattan or Martini at 643 North

The new gastropub 643 North has opened in Chinatown. Located across the street from Spring Street BBQ, 643 North has locked in the corner with craft beer, cocktails and a full menu of… Continue reading

Westchester: Brunch at Cinco

We love brunch and Cinco in Westchester is perfect for a lazy day of cocktails and watching sports. The large 9-month old restaurant features a menu of Mexican specialties with an emphasis on… Continue reading

Hollywood: Drinks at No Vacancy and Dirty Laundry

No Vacancy from the Houston Brothers has been open for a few months now but I finally had a chance to visit a couple of weeks ago. Like its sister bar La Descarga,… Continue reading

PDXCW: Ain’t No Party Like a Bartender’s Party- USBG Party at Portland Cocktail Week

For the closing party at Portland Cocktail Week, almost every chapter of the United States Bartenders Guild was represented. The party was held at the Jupiter Hotel. A tent was built in the… Continue reading

PDXCW: Bacardi Bar Challenge

As part of this year’s Portland Cocktail Week, Bacardi sponsored a bar challenge. There were four teams, “Where’s the Orgy At,” “Bar Belle,” “Passenger” and “Ramble House” and they had to build a… Continue reading

PDX: Doing the Brunch Thing at Tasty N Sons

“Why is brunch so popular in Portland? Why isn’t happy hour popular?” I hazarded a guess it had to do with the implication happy hour is for the hapless cube monkeys who need… Continue reading

PDX: Checking Out The Multnomah Whiskey Library

When I heard Multnomah Whiskey Library had 1500 bottles of spirits, I knew that was the must-see bar I had to squeeze in during my busy Portland Cocktail Week schedule. We arrived at… Continue reading