Tag Archive: los angeles

DTLA: Cognac Crawl at Redbird, Bar Clacson, The Varnish, Otium and Broken Shaker Recap

  In late September, I saw something interesting called the Cognac Classic Crawl. I like bar crawls and I like brandy. However, I was heading out to Hong Kong so I forgot about… Continue reading

DTLA: Drinks at The Wolves

  When you first walk into the Wolves, you wonder how long has this bar been here? Did they renovate an old space or what? It turns out, they didn’t renovate a previously… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out The Streamliner Bar

  The Streamliner inside the Imperial Western Beer Company opened recently. It’s located at Union Station in a funky area where Chinatown, Olvera Street and Downtown Los Angeles intersect. It’s part of the… Continue reading

DTLA: Japanese Style Jazz Bar In Sheep’s Clothing in the Arts District

  I checked out In Sheep’s Clothing recently. It’s been opened about three months or so, It’s a speakeasy inside of Lupetti’s Pizza in the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s very… Continue reading

DTLA: Art, Food and Japanese Whisky Tasting at Mrs. Fish

  I checked out Mrs. Fish recently for the art, Japanese food and whisky. Mrs. Fish has been open for a few years but only recently transformed to a Japanese restaurant. I would… Continue reading

USC: Free Play Now Open at The Fields LA / Banc of California’s LAFC Stadium

  Free Play is now open in Exposition Park. It’s in the same building as the new food hall, The Fields LA right by the new Banc of California soccer stadium for the… Continue reading

Whisky Extravaganza Returns to Los Angeles on November 16

  Tickets are now available for Whisky Extravaganza which returns to the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Friday, November 16.     Master classes are available before the show opens. Last year I attended… Continue reading

DTLA: Here and Now Bar is Now Open

  Here and Now is now open. It takes over the old Westbound space at One Santa Fe in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles. Va’LA Hospitality will now operate the bar… Continue reading

The Minty’s Whiskey Week: Recap of the Westward Pig Dinner

  Westward Whiskey had a pig dinner at Winsome recently. The Wingham Farms pig had been fed 4-5 weeks on spent mash, the grain that was used to make Westward whiskey. Wingham Farms… Continue reading

DTLA: New Lunch Eats at Ricebox

  Ricebox, not to be confused with Ricebar, is now open at the Spring Arcade Building. It’s also the home of Uli Gelato,¬†Guisados, Claytons, Don Francisco’s, Kai Japanese and more.     My… Continue reading