Tag Archive: hot bartenders

DTLA: Craving the Pork Shank at Bar | Kitchen

  It’s no secret I have a love affair with Bar | Kitchen inside the O Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. I hadn’t been by in a few weeks due to the holidays… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Vanguard Lounge

  The cocktail scene has changed significantly in the last year in Las Vegas. Last year, I went to Downtown Cocktail Room knowing it was one of the few good craft cocktail bars… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Repeal Day Party Recap

In the United States, people could not legally drink from 1919 to 1933. On December 5, 1933, Prohibition was repealed and since then December 5 has become a very special holiday for tipplers.… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Lynyrd Skynyrd BBQ & Beer

On my last trip to Vegas, we stayed at the Excalibur which just opened the Lynyrd Skynyrd Barbeque & Beer restaurant. Before you even ask, yes, the chicken is called “Free Bird.” We… Continue reading

Silver Lake: New Cocktails at Cliff’s Edge

The Bar at Cliff’s Edge recently introduced their new Winter cocktails. I was invited a couple of weeks ago for a tasting.     The Bitter Pill (Zaya rum, Fernet Branca, lime juice,… Continue reading

Speed Rack LA Recap

When I was in Portland for Portland Cocktail Week, I had a chance to see Speed Rack. The friendly competition looks for the fastest female bartender with money raised going to breast cancer… Continue reading

Day 4 of Portland Cocktail Week

  Last day of Portland Cocktail Week 2011! I woke up bright and early to catch a bit of the Angus Winchester’s bartender challenge. Read all about the challenge here on LA Cocktails.… Continue reading

Day 1 of Portland Cocktail Week

  I may have lied when I said my first cocktail of the day was at Beaker & Flask when I rolled into Portland for Portland Cocktail Week. It was actually an old… Continue reading

Seattle: Bar Hopping to Ba Bar, Liberty, Bathtub Gin, Coterie Room, Tini Bigs, Tavern Law & Canon

Day Two in Seattle started off with bright skies but it gradually became a bit gray and moody. Michael Kostin of Paratii Craft Bar started our bar tour off at Ba Bar. I… Continue reading

Seattle: Bar Crawl with Bastille, Sambar, Paratii, Rob Roy, Il Bistro & Zig Zag

I had two days in Seattle and I was going to make the most of it. I had been training my liver and getting ready for Portland Cocktail Week. What better way to… Continue reading