Tag Archive: drinkwire

Torrance: Smog City Brewing Company

Following the disastrous Ramen Yokocho Festival and a quick bowl at Umenoya Ramen, we headed over to Smog City Brewing Company for beer. Torrance is rapidly becoming a haven for craft beer breweries.… Continue reading

Hollywood: The Amazing Bloody Royale at Franklin & Company

There are two kinds of brunch drinkers- Bloody Marys or mimosa drinkers. Those who like Bloody Marys appreciate their boldly flavored drink. Often described as a meal in a drink even the stingiest… Continue reading

New Chef and Drinks at The Churchill

The Churchill has launched a menu by new Executive Chef Michael Bryant (formerly Joe’s, Father’s Office, Palihouse Hotel) and a new cocktails list by beverage consultant Karen Grill (Bestia). I was invited a… Continue reading

Seattle: Drinking at Vessel

  Editor’s note: A day after I posted this article, Vessel announced they were closing permanently. Best of luck to them. I hope all that booze finds itself to Vessel 3.0. — On… Continue reading

Bar Hop in Seattle, Part I

Last month, I was in Seattle for four nights and managed to make it to 10 bars including Rob Roy, The Upstairs, Sun Liquor Distillery, The Pine Box and many more. This is… Continue reading

Seattle: Foie Gras & Cocktails at Coterie Room

One of the places I wanted to go back to when I was in Seattle was The Coterie Room. When I first visited years ago, they had just opened and I had promised… Continue reading

DTLA: Cocktails at Coco Laurent

In the heart of Downtown is Coco Laurent. Serving up a menu of French classics and solid craft cocktails, Coco Laurent is an ideal restaurant and bar to duck into before a 7th… Continue reading

Hollywood: Pork Burger at Wood & Vine

I dropped into Wood & Vine after the last LA Weekly web awards to drown my sorrows with a pork burger. I was up for Best Food Instagram along with The Fork Reporter… Continue reading

DTLA: First Look at Terroni Downtown

I’m always excited about new restaurants in Downtown opening. I have been to the Terroni in Mid-City before and was looking forward to the pastas and pizza in Downtown. I would pass by… Continue reading

Manhattan Beach: Lots of Seafood at Fishing with Dynamite

Recently I was invited to try Fishing with Dynamite in Manhattan Beach. I had been looking forward to Chef David LeFebvre’s newest restaurant. M.B. Post is one of my fave places and I… Continue reading