Tag Archive: drinkwire

PDX: Bar Crawl Around Portland Including Raven and Rose, Moloko, Teardrop Lounge and Rum Club

Calculating if we had time to check out the Rookery at Raven and Rose after drinks at Multnomah Whiskey Library was a no brainer. It was a quick 10 minute walk and we… Continue reading

Pasadena: Emerging Cocktail Program at Vertical Wine Bistro

A lot can change in a few short years. I would have never predicted Vertical becoming hip or would develop a decent cocktail program a couple of years ago. But they owe a… Continue reading

Trader Sam’s: Going Tiki in Orange County

I recently went to Disneyland and California Adventure and made a stop at Trader Sam’s, the tiki bar at the Disneyland Hotel. What I love about social media is learning about new spots… Continue reading

DTLA: Hanging Out at Stocking Frame

It’s always exciting when I find a new viable lunch spot. I checked out Stocking Frame which opened less than 6 months ago in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s been serving dinner and cocktails… Continue reading

DTLA: Noodles & Cocktails at Peking Tavern

Peking Tavern quietly opened a month or so ago. Located in the basement of the same building as the new Terroni Downtown, it’s almost easy to miss if you weren’t looking for it.… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Craft Cocktails Including the Pickleback Sour at Pie Society

The term “speakeasy” gets tossed around these days and some misuse the term. However, Pie Society is a true speakeasy. Hidden behind Pitfire Pizza, the Costa Mesa bar is bringing craft cocktails to… Continue reading

DTLA: Absinthe Green Hour at Kendall’s

Kendall’s Brasserie just launched an absinthe Green Hour available Tuesday-Friday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Conceived by Patina Restaurant Group’s Paul Sanguinetti who was tapped to revamp the bar program at Kendall’s,… Continue reading

DTLA: Cocktails at Ebanos Crossing

Ebanos Crossing opened recently on the corner of Hill and Second Streets in Downtown Los Angeles. Named after the smuggling point Los Ebanos in Texas, the bar dips into Prohibition history and features… Continue reading

Hermosa Beach: Craft Beer at Abigaile

Walking into Abigaile in Hermosa Beach can be a bit disorienting. I remember when there was a mechanical bull in the center of the room back when it was Union Cattle Company (a… Continue reading

Venice: Return to The Tasting Kitchen

  Remember back in 2011 when Justin Pike was named LA’s Best Bartender? There wasn’t a contest last year and I’m not aware of one this year so possibly Mr. Pike is LA’s… Continue reading