Tag Archive: julian cox

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

West LA: Back at Sotto

  A couple of weeks ago, the Dapper Diner was in town and we went back and forth on where to go for dinner. We decided on Sotto where I talked up the… Continue reading

DTLA: New Cocktails at Rivera

Last Friday, Jennie from the Happy Hour Tour and I were making the rounds in DTLA. We started out at Bar | Kitchen (check out her great review here) and headed over to… Continue reading

Test Kitchen: Gary Menes

People have asked me which has been my favorite Test Kitchen meal and it’s very hard for me to pick one favorite. The concept of having one permanent location with a cast of… Continue reading

Test Kitchen: Alain Giraud

When Alain Giraud announced he was closing down Anisette, there was much flurry in the LA foodie world. It seemed like a tennis match. Was he really closing? No. Yes. No. Wait, he… Continue reading

Test Kitchen: Red Medicine

Being in the LA foodie cabal, I’ve witnessed a very interesting trend in LA- the popup. The days of hot restaurants being the sort that had a 3-month reservation wait may be waning… Continue reading