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Favorite Drinks and Bites From My 2 Days in Seattle

Serious Pie by Caroline on Crack

What would you do if you had only two days to spend in Seattle? I was challenged by tourism company Visit Seattle to come up with an itinerary on their site 2DaysinSeattle.comthat filled up a weekend. Amazingly, they would pay for everything — my roundtrip airfare and two-night stay at Belltown’s Hotel Andra and even…

My New Drink Here LA Bar App Launches Tonight

Drink Here LA Bar app features 10 Pound by Caroline on Crack

My new stand-alone iPhone app, Drink Here: LA’s Best Craft Beer and Cocktail Bars, launches tonight at 12:01 a.m.! It’s now separate from the original Know What guide, which had you paying $2.99 on top of the $1.99 for my app. Now you can get me on your iPhone for just the $1.99! So what’s…

Blogger Barhop 2012: Whirlwind Cocktail Tour With Nine LA Bars in One Night

Toasting to Ray at Tiki Ti by Caroline on Crack

Los Angeles is where I matured, drinkingwise I mean. I turned 21 here, fell in love with my first cocktail (White Russian) and quickly realized which bar scene I preferred (low-key lounge as opposed to sceney nightclub). So when Aidan Demarest of Neat and I brainstormed which bars we wanted to hit up for Blogger…

Get LA/SF City Experts (and Me) in Your Back Pocket With the New Know What City Guides App

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You’re out and about in LA and in need of the nearest watering hole. But being a connoisseur of fine cocktails and/or craft beers, you only want to find the very best places in your immediate area. Searching for bars via Yelp will pull up too many options. And then there’s that matter of having…

Bars Open Thanksgiving: Be Thankful

You’ve been stuck at home all day with a turkey and all that dysfunctional family drama. You need to go out and get a drink ASAP. Fortunately the following bars are open on Thanksgiving Day to soothe your post-feast belly aches and post family squabble headaches. If none of these bars are near you, try…

10 Things I Learned at the 2nd Annual LA Craft Beer Crawl

Beer Chicks at the LA Craft Beer Crawl by Caroline on Crack

Yes, I still wanted to hold a grudge against 213 Downtown for banning me from Schmeven Schmand all those years ago. But there comes a time when a girl has just gotta tell herself, “Oh get over it already.” And when you throw in craft beer, the Beer Chicks, a 7-bar LA craft beer crawl…

The Beer Chicks Overhaul the 213 Downtown Bars’ Taps

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When one thinks of 213 Downtown bars like Schmeven Schmand and Cana, no one thinks “Mm, that’s a great place to grab a beer.” So I just had to ask Beer Chicks Christina Perozzi and Hallie Beaune why they picked the cocktail bars yet again for their 2nd Annual Beer Crawl. I mean, there are…

Hemingway Drank Here: Boadas & Marsella Bars in Barcelona

Boadas Manhattan by Caroline on Crack

I’ve always had a thing for Ernest Hemingway. A real man’s man. Think George Clooney but with bullfighting and daiquiris. That man could drink and I respect that. Fortunately it turned out that my long-range European bar hop became an impromptu “Hemingway Drank Here” bar tour. It was born out of wanting to check out…

Boozing With Man’s BFF: Dog-Friendly Bars in Culver City

Ever since I got my rescue pit bull Mya, I want to take her with me everywhere. I mean, wook at that wittle face! Unfortunately, most bars/restaurants usually won’t let me share a table with my new canine bff, something about it being a violation of a health code or something. Pfft! In any case,…

2011 New Year's Eve Parties With Open Bars

Haven’t nailed down your New Year’s Eve plans yet? I can tell since everyone keeps asking me what’s going on. So I compiled this little list of events around Los Angeles which feature open bars, for a price of course. But you can do all your drinking in one place without worry of keeping track…