Tag Archive: hot bartenders

Highlights from the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Show

  Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America took place April 28 through 30 in Orlando this year. The trade show showcases new products seeking distributorship, bartending competitions, seminars and parties. I was invited… Continue reading

Drago Centro’s New Bar Manager & Spring Cocktails

Sometimes I really hate change. But you always want what’s best for your friends. Recently bar manager Jaymee Mandeville left Drago Centro to take an opportunity with Barcadi. This left my “home bar”… Continue reading

San Diego: Checking Out the Speakeasy Noble Experiment

I was down in San Diego for Bartenders Weekend and had a night to explore the craft cocktails scene on my own. I grabbed a friend and we were wandering around the Gaslamp… Continue reading

Hollywood: Exploring Littlefork’s Cocktail List

Littlefork, I suspect is named after the little fork you get when you encounter a bowl of shellfish. It is perhaps one of my favorite utensils being a seafood lover. The food has… Continue reading

Silver Lake: Matt Biancaniello at Cliff’s Edge

Longtime Library Bar bartender Matthew Biancaniello has a couple of new gigs in town including Cliff’s Edge in Silver Lake. He’s behind the stick there on Wednesdays. Although Matt may not have been… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Le Ka

I checked out Le Ka for lunch during the last dineLA run and then went back for cocktails a couple nights later.   For my first of three courses, I opted for the… Continue reading

DTLA: The Bar at Noe Serves Up Street Food

Recently, the bar at Noe Restaurant at the Omni Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles launched a street food menu. This menu will be available until at least April 1. I was invited to… Continue reading

Get Your El Frosty and Other Winter Cocktails at 1886

1886 Bar at the Raymond is rocking a new winters cocktails list. I had a chance to try some cocktails a few weeks back. Former 1886 bartender Lacey Murillo may have left the… Continue reading

Bar Menu Is High End at Providence

I was discussing with a friend about going to bars alone. I don’t go very often to bars by myself  but I do like it at times. I particularly like going to restaurant… Continue reading

Bar Hopping in Chicago

After a long dinner at the Drawing Room, we wanted something low-key on our first night in Chicago. We spotted Dublin Bar & Grill and decided that would be perfect. I found I… Continue reading