Tag Archive: la cocktails

Throwback Thursday: Rolling with Plymouth Gin in Vintage Cars in Search of Old Hollywood

  Last month, I went with Plymouth Gin on a tour of three local Hollywood institutions in search of glamour, legends and of course, gin cocktails. We channeled Hollywood’s Golden Age stars like¬†Jean… Continue reading

Chinatown: New Menu Launching at General Lee’s Soon

General Lee’s under the leadership of new bar manager, Chris Day, will be launching a new cocktail menu in the next few weeks. In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek of Thunder which… Continue reading

2015 Evening of Tiki Returns to The Spare Room

  Calling all tiki nerds! The popular tiki series, An Evening of Tiki, returns to the Spare Room beginning this Wednesday May 13th with Brian Miller. New Beverage Director Yael Vengroff has taken… Continue reading

Where to Drink for Negroni Week in Orange County

This year, Negroni Week is June 1-7. Imbibe and Campari have teamed up with bars and restaurants around the world for this one week with proceeds from Negroni sales going to each bar’s… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking out Pez Cantina

  I’m always on the hunt for dinner options before shows at the Music Center in Downtown Los Angeles. Pez Cantina opened late last year and I’ve been meaning to check it out.… Continue reading

Tequila Ocho’s Viva Sangrita LA Regional Competition This Sunday, May 10 at El Carmen

  The Fourth Annual Viva Sangrita competition with Tequila Ocho returns to El Carmen this Sunday, May 10. The sangrita competition starts at 3 p.m. and features 7 talented LA bartenders. The winner… Continue reading

2015 William Grant and Sons May Mix-Off Returns to the Mixing Room at the JW Marriott, LA Live

William Grant and Son’s May Mix-Off cocktail competition returns to the Mixing Room at the JW Marriott at LA Live Wednesdays in May. Meet the competitors¬†Wednesday, May 6. Then check them out each… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out (Almost) All the Drinks and Tacos at B.S. Taqueria

  B.S. Taqueria is now open in the old Mo-Chica space in Downtown Los Angeles. The taqueria opened by Chef Ray Garcia, formerly of Fig in Santa Monica, gives us a hint of… Continue reading

DTLA: I Ate Vegetarian at Zinc and I Didn’t Even Know It

  Zinc Cafe and Market doesn’t call itself a vegetarian restaurant but it is… and you won’t miss the meat here. I ate a whole dinner completely baffled I didn’t want a “real”… Continue reading

Falling in Love with Islay: Bruichladdich Whisky

Bruichladdich Whisky‘s Master Distiller Jim McEwan has announced his retirement in July. He’s been in the Scotch whisky business for 52 years and has been at Bruichladdich the last 15 years. When Jim… Continue reading