Tag Archive: west hollywood

Finding Gems at Bagatelle

Recently I checked out Bagatelle for a friend’s birthday. I hadn’t been before but was curious about the bar run by Zachary Patterson. Bagatelle has an outpost in New York and opened the… Continue reading

LA Lady Bartenders Do Brunch at Eveleigh

A couple weeks after Tales of the Cocktail, I joined a gathering of LA lady bartenders for brunch at Eveleigh. It was an informal gathering, nothing like our LUPEC meetings. Just a gathering… Continue reading

Decades Launch Parties at Formosa Cafe

Remember Formosa Cafe? Old Hollywood and glitzy celeb hangout were words that came to mind but in the last few years, it’s turned into a bit of a dive bar. But you could… Continue reading

West Hollywood: New Cocktails at Cecconi’s

I was invited to check out the new cocktails at Cecconi’s recently. Chris Ojeda, the Creative Bar Director for Soho House and Cecconi’s has come up with a list of classics with a… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Cocktails and Dinner at Asia de Cuba

I was invited to try Asia de Cuba at the Mondrian Hotel. Asia de Cuba recently started offering more small plates making it easier for groups to share. We decided to order a… Continue reading

Passover at Rosa Mexicano

Jonathan Waxman, Rosa Mexicano‘s new culinary advisor, has planned a Mexican Passover menu available at Rosa Mexicano locations.This is the 10th year anniversary of the culinary program at Rosa Mexicano and the menu… Continue reading

A Revealing Evening with Erick Castro and Beefeater & Plymouth Gins

Recently I was invited to a gin-fueled evening with Erick Castro, the brand ambassador for both Beefeater and Plymouth gins. The “revealing” gin event started with class held at Eveleigh in West Hollywood… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Traktir

I’ve driven by Traktir in West Hollywood for years and have always been curious about this Ukranian-Russian joint. I finally had a chance to go a couple of weeks ago. It is apparent… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Michael Voltaggio’s Ink. Goes Omakase

ink. September 21, 2011. Opening night. Then one week later, I was back again. Three months later, finally the Minty post. While there were many blog posts eagerly anticipating, touting the opening night… Continue reading

West Hollywood: ink.sack

  Although ink.sack opened before ink., I still hadn’t made it over for the adorably tiny sandwiches. I had heard so much about these petite sammies and given plenty of warning to get… Continue reading