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Cinco de Mayo = Drinko de Mayo!

    Los Angeles is an agave town. We like our tequila and mezcal. Cinco de Mayo has now turned into Drinko de Mayo. Here are some events to check out! Saturday may… Continue reading

Tequila Ocho’s Viva Sangrita LA Regional Competition This Sunday, May 10 at El Carmen

  The Fourth Annual Viva Sangrita competition with Tequila Ocho returns to El Carmen this Sunday, May 10. The sangrita competition starts at 3 p.m. and features 7 talented LA bartenders. The winner… Continue reading

Mid-City: Tequila, Mezcal and Sotol at El Carmen- Oh My!

El Carmen is one of LA’s oldest restaurants. It opened as a Mexican restaurant in 1929. Its most recent owner turned it into a hip bar with a Mexican wrestler theme. I remember… Continue reading

Viva Sangrita LA Regional

A couple of months ago, bartenders were invited to compete in Tequila Ocho’s Viva Sangrita contest. Winners from the regional contests won a trip to New Orleans to compete at Tales of the… Continue reading