Tag Archive: la cocktails

Silver Lake: Scout is Now Open for Take Out and More

  I recently checked out Scout, the new take-out counter and store in Silver Lake. Sandwiched between Kettle Black and Sawyer, it is a sister to these restaurants.     Scout has breakfast,… Continue reading

DTLA: Greenbar Distillery, LA’s First Distillery After Prohibition

  I’ve been to Greenbar Distillery a number of times through the years. It’s always fun to visit LA’s first distillery after Prohibition. They first set up shop in Monrovia and then moved… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Lunch at Jean-Georges with Gerard Bertrand Wines

  Recently I attended a wine masterclass and luncheon for Gerard Bertrand Wines at Jean-Georges in Beverly Hills. The restaurant is at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel which opened last year. We started our… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Cocktails and Dinner at Native

  I was recently invited to check out Native in Santa Monica. Native is helmed by Chef Nyesha Arrington and the bar is run by Adam Flamenbaum. The four of us ordered a… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Happy Hour at Little Ruby

  I stopped into Little Ruby in Santa Monica for happy hour a couple of weeks ago. Happy Hour is Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Little Ruby is closer… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Cochon 555 Returns to the Viceroy on March 11

  Cochon 555 returns to Los Angeles on March 11. The heritage pork fest lands at the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica. This year the five chefs competing for the title of the… Continue reading

San Diego: Late Night at Juniper and Ivy

  After bouncing around from Born and Raised to False Idol in San Diego’s Little Italy district, we made it over to Juniper and Ivy. Funny enough, every drink I ordered that night… Continue reading

San Diego: Tiki Drinks at False Idol

  Hidden behind Craft & Commerce, False Idol is a fun tiki bar. It wasn’t open the last time I was in San Diego a few years ago for Bartenders Weekend but heard… Continue reading

San Diego: At the Bar at Born and Raised

  We stopped into Born and Raised during our San Diego road trip. It’s been on my list since last Fall when I heard about its opening. Born and Raised is beautiful. I… Continue reading

The Minty Mixes: Rainbow Sherbet Punch

  A couple of weeks ago, I made a punch for a kids’ party. I channeled my childhood and decided on rainbow sherbet punch. This was a fixture at every party and I… Continue reading