Tag Archive: la cocktails

DTLA: On the Dance Floor at Honeycut

Lounges are taking a back seat to the newest craze to hit the LA drinking scene– clubs. Say what? After years of hearing how people prefer to chill over dancing, I’m so happy… Continue reading

Chinatown: Build Your Own Manhattan or Martini at 643 North

The new gastropub 643 North has opened in Chinatown. Located across the street from Spring Street BBQ, 643 North has locked in the corner with craft beer, cocktails and a full menu of… Continue reading

Westchester: Brunch at Cinco

We love brunch and Cinco in Westchester is perfect for a lazy day of cocktails and watching sports. The large 9-month old restaurant features a menu of Mexican specialties with an emphasis on… Continue reading

Hollywood: Drinks at No Vacancy and Dirty Laundry

No Vacancy from the Houston Brothers has been open for a few months now but I finally had a chance to visit a couple of weeks ago. Like its sister bar La Descarga,… Continue reading

PDXCW: Ain’t No Party Like a Bartender’s Party- USBG Party at Portland Cocktail Week

For the closing party at Portland Cocktail Week, almost every chapter of the United States Bartenders Guild was represented. The party was held at the Jupiter Hotel. A tent was built in the… Continue reading

PDXCW: Bacardi Bar Challenge

As part of this year’s Portland Cocktail Week, Bacardi sponsored a bar challenge. There were four teams, “Where’s the Orgy At,” “Bar Belle,” “Passenger” and “Ramble House” and they had to build a… Continue reading

PDX: Going Far East with Expatriate

Expatriate is quite the sexy restaurant. The newish Expatriate serves what I’m calling neo-Asian fusion. The cocktails however aren’t terribly themed out.   I picked out something with happy ingredients and then made quick… Continue reading

PDX: Those Wings at Pok Pok

I’ve been to Portland a handful of times and each time I return home, someone will ask, “did you go to Pok Pok?” And I’ll mumble something usually along the lines of “no,… Continue reading

PDX: Checking Out The Multnomah Whiskey Library

When I heard Multnomah Whiskey Library had 1500 bottles of spirits, I knew that was the must-see bar I had to squeeze in during my busy Portland Cocktail Week schedule. We arrived at… Continue reading

PDX: Bar Crawl Around Portland Including Raven and Rose, Moloko, Teardrop Lounge and Rum Club

Calculating if we had time to check out the Rookery at Raven and Rose after drinks at Multnomah Whiskey Library was a no brainer. It was a quick 10 minute walk and we… Continue reading