Tag Archive: vodka

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

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

Santa Ana: Aquavit from Blinking Owl Distillery

  Orange County’s first distillery after Prohibition is the Blinking Owl Distillery in Santa Ana. I visited when the distillery first opened with the initial three offerings; vodka, orange vodka and aquavit. They… Continue reading

New Summer Drinks at Roger Room

  Welcome to summer! Roger Room launched a new summer drinks menu earlier this summer. And the most quaffable tipple has to be the Almost True. It’s a long drink on crushed ice.… Continue reading

WSWA: Understanding the Three-Tier System with St. Petersburg Distillery

  Recently I attended the annual Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America conference in Orlando. This was my third year in attendance and I’m always excited to see new products at WSWA. These wines… Continue reading

Cheer On the May Mix Off Finalists on Wednesday, May 27 at the JW Marriott, LA Live

  Finals for the William Grant and Son’s May Mix-Off is this coming Wednesday, May 27. The finals begin at 7 p.m. at the Mixing Room, the bar inside the JW Marriott at LA… 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

Foodie Destination: Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

The Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is seriously becoming a foodie destination. Between the fun gourmet ice cream to new chef Mette Williams at Culina to Cavi-Hour (happy hour with caviar!)… Continue reading

Orlando: Tallarico Vodka Dinner at Norman’s

On my first night in Orlando for WSWA, I was invited to attend the Tallarico Vodka dinner at Norman’s. The dinner was hosted by The Tasting Panel magazine, a magazine devoted to the… Continue reading

Bar Crawling with The Minty: Happy Hour at Artisan House, The Lash & The Blind Donkey

I popped by the Artisan House for happy hour recently. After going a few times when it first opened, I found myself visiting other restaurants and bars nearby. And then of course, I… Continue reading