Tag Archive: whiskey

Day 1 of Portland Cocktail Week

  I may have lied when I said my first cocktail of the day was at Beaker & Flask when I rolled into Portland for Portland Cocktail Week. It was actually an old… Continue reading

DTLA: The Escondite

  When I first heard about The Escondite, the speakeasy serving burgers, I was intrigued. I heard a lot about their whiskey and not that much about their cocktails. Well, I had to… Continue reading

Seattle: Bar Hopping to Ba Bar, Liberty, Bathtub Gin, Coterie Room, Tini Bigs, Tavern Law & Canon

Day Two in Seattle started off with bright skies but it gradually became a bit gray and moody. Michael Kostin of Paratii Craft Bar started our bar tour off at Ba Bar. I… Continue reading

New Cocktails for the Minty at Seven Grand & Cole’s

  Seven Grand launched a new cocktail list a couple of months ago and I tried a couple then. Recently I found myself back for a going-away party and got to the bar… Continue reading

DTLA: New Cocktails at Seven Grand

  In all the years I’ve been going to Seven Grand, I have never seen them change their menu. Not that it mattered much because I usually got a whiskey sour or a… Continue reading

More Mixology from Davidson Fernie

  Following dinner at Rosewood Tavern, we headed over to Playa for a nightcap. Luckily for us, bartender Davidson Fernie was on hand to make me forget the funny Old Fashioned I had… Continue reading

Rosewood Tavern Now Open

Rosewood Tavern opened a couple of weeks ago, giving Animal some competition on Fairfax. My friends and I talked about how this area needed another bar– no, really! A bar that served lots… Continue reading

Bourbon Fans: Cocktail Recipes

After I get to know a bartender, I might ask for a bartender’s choice. Usually a bartender will ask for some direction and I immediately answer bourbon. Results are inevitably delicious and often… Continue reading

Cocktalian Chicago

I’ve been to some bars in L.A. where bartenders have told me they were inspired by the cocktails at Chicago’s The Violet Hour. I’ve read some articles about this bar and it was… Continue reading