Tag Archive: bar

The Edison's New Cocktail Menu Debuts Tonight

Don’t count Joseph Brooke, The Edison‘s director of spirits, out just yet, L.A. drinkers. After about a year, he’s come up with a new list of cocktails for the swanky downtown bar. What took so long? The current renovation of Clifton’s Cafeteria delayed any go-ahead for a new cocktail menu from the Edison’s powers that…

Top 10 Favorite Cocktails of 2010

2010 was another good year for me and drinking. La Descarga and Hemingway’s opened, I gave up booze for a month and then was the judge for many cocktail competitions and even won an award for drinking a lot. But what really made this year awesome was the following cocktails, whether they introduced an innovative…

Hemingway’s Lounge’s Winter Menu: He Said, She Said Cocktail Review

Looking around Hemingway’s Lounge, a new Hollywood bar marked by high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling bookshelves, wall of old typewriters, and artwork, I half expect the big guy himself to be sitting at one end of the bar mumbling and nursing a daiquiri (recipe for the Papa Dobles, a daiquiri created for and named after Papa Hemingway)….

Blog Bite: Mix & Match Beer and Shot at Villains Tavern

At the new downtown LA Villains Tavern, which opened just last month, it’s not about the cocktails for me, rather it’s all about that groovy outdoor bar where they only serve beer and mix-and-match beer and shots! Yes, if you don’t feel like waiting in line at the indoor bar for a cocktail, just step…

Shady Lady Saloon: My Fave Watering Hole in Sacramento

OMG, so happy that I found the Shady Lady Saloon in Sacramento. Ya see, my folks still live in Sacto so I have to visit on occasion but have resigned myself to breweries and dive bars for tippling. Not that there’s anything wrong with that; I just have to go without a good Manhattan during…

Sneak Preview of Drago Centro's Springtime Cocktails

So yesterday on Twitter, Drago Centro‘s sommelier/beverage director Michael Shearin mentioned how he’s going to debut the restaurant’s new springtime cocktail menu one special night very soon and only charge $6 for each one a la Rivera’s one-night cocktail debuts. First it was going to be this Thursday but that had to be pushed back…

Cocktail Menu for Tonight's First & Hope Red Rover Bar Night

I know I already wrote about First & Hope Supper Club’s Red Rover, Red Rover event but this time I was able to get the cocktail menu! Yup, as a reminder: Red Rover, Red Rover is First & Hope’s new bar night tonight. Yes, nearly a month before the supper club’s official opening on April…

Check Out Rivera’s New Spring Cocktail Menu Tonight

Rivera Restaurant‘s mixologist, Julian Cox, will be debut his brand-spanking-new spring cocktail menu featuring fresh seasonal herbs and fruits tonight for only $6 each. Cocktails normally range in price here from $10 to $14. The cocktail sneak preview starts at 9:30 and goes til close. From the looks of Twitter, there will lots of bloggers…

Silverlake Wine's First Ever Rum Tasting This Wednesday

Let’s just get this out there. I love Silverlake Wine. Really awesome selection of wine, helpful and non-snobby staff and fun, low-key wine tastings. So I was super excited to hear that they’re going to be doing their first ever RUM tasting this Wednesday the 24th …and then subsequently bummed when I realized the event…

Rush Street: Girls' Night Out of Pole Dancing & Girly Drinks

I did something the other night that I swore to myself I’d never ever do. I took a pole dancing lesson. Yup. Rush Street has an ’80s ladies’ night on Wednesdays on its second floor where ladies can take a free pole dancing lesson courtesy of Studio City’s pole dancing/fitness studio, Polistic. And I was…