Tag Archive: whiskey

The WhiskyX is Coming to Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar on April 20

  A new whisky festival is coming to Los Angeles on April 20! With over 60 whiskies to taste, food and live music, the WhiskyX will be a fun one to check out… Continue reading

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: Hot Toddy for the Cold/Flu Season

The first drink I had in 2018 was a hot toddy I had to make myself because I was miserable with a cold/flu. I didn’t go to a doctor to find out what… Continue reading

How to Drink Whiskey: from Events to Clubs in Southern California

  Recently I was talking to my uncle who has been getting into whisk(e)y about tasting events. He was curious about the ones I talked about; Whisky Live, Whisky Jewbilee and Whisky Extravaganza.… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Drinks at Meat on Ocean

  After dinner at Red O in Santa Monica, we stopped into Meat on Ocean for a nightcap. They are owned by the same group that has the Watergrill so the furnishings are… Continue reading

DTLA: Hanging at Officine Brera’s Bar

  I was recently at Officine Brera for the launch of Chef Angelo’s dishes aboard Princess Cruises. He’s revamping their Italian restaurant concept. After dinner, I checked out the new drinks at the… Continue reading

Glendale: Drinks at The Famous

  It’s been a minute since I last wrote about The Famous in Glendale, a craft cocktail bar still going strong. I recently went back one evening and was pleased to see some… 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

Whisky Extravaganza Comes to DTLA On November 16

  Whisky Extravaganza comes to the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Thursday, November 16. The four-hour whisky tasting begins at 7:30 p.m. (registration opens at 6:30 p.m.). There are also several interesting masterclasses being… Continue reading

Mid-City: The Vestry at Tom Bergin’s

  My ears perk up whenever I hear about new whiskey bars. I was invited to check out The Vestry when it opened a few months back. It’s located above Tom Bergin’s.  … Continue reading