Tag Archive: la cocktails

San Francisco: A Fond Farewell to Fifth Floor

Fifth Floor in San Francisco recently closed for renovations. When I heard they were reconcepting, I could not resist having a farewell bite and drinks. Brian Means who runs the bar at Fifth… Continue reading

San Francisco: Dessert and Cocktails at Michael Mina

After our fabulous dinner at Ichi Sushi, we were in search of something sweet. We made our way to Michael Mina. The three of us decided to sit at the beautiful bar. The… Continue reading

San Francisco: Holding Up the Bar at Trick Dog

I made a short list of places I had to visit on my last trip to San Francisco and Trick Dog was number one on my list. It’s owned by the Bon Vivants;… Continue reading

San Francisco: Cocktails at Coqueta

Before I left for San Francisco, I asked a friend in SF for a short list of new restaurants I had to try. One of them was Coqueta. I tried to make reservations… Continue reading

San Francisco: Brunch with Waffle Shots at 15 Romolo

It’s been a couple of years since I’ve been to 15 Romolo in San Francisco but I always knew I’d return for their Punch Drunk Brunch. Their motto is, “with no drink in… Continue reading

West Hollywood: New Winter Cocktails at The Eveleigh

The Eveleigh has launched a new Winter cocktails list featuring a lot of whiskey and sherry. I had a chance to try many of the new drinks and picked out some of my… Continue reading

Atwater Village: Dinner and Drinks at The Morrison

Recently The Morrison welcomed new Executive Chef Michael Ruiz (formerly Cobra and Matadors) and Beverage Director Steve Calabro (formerly Red O, Craig’s) to the year-old Scottish gastropub. When I talked with friends, everyone suggested… Continue reading

Highland Park: Dinner at Sonny’s Hideaway

I recently checked out Sonny’s Hideaway for dinner. I had previously been for drinks and put it as part of a Highland Park bar crawl a few months ago. I’ve been dying to… Continue reading

Glendale: Cocktails at The Famous

As craft cocktails become more and more mainstream, you can find good drinks at bars outside the city’s center. Located in nearby Glendale, the Famous is spacious, has an interesting selection of spirits… Continue reading

DTLA: First Look at Crane’s Downtown

Across the hallway from Peking Tavern is the newly opened Crane’s Downtown. They opened rather stealthily behind what I thought was a storage room. Sure, this “storage” room had a cool old bank… Continue reading