Tag Archive: champagne

Bubbly by the Glass: Where To Drink Expensive Champagne Solo in L.A.

Usually expensive champagne like Krug or Dom Pérignon can only be had by the bottle. But what if you just want a simple sipper to celebrate solo? (Say that three times fast.) Or you do not want to break the bank on a whole bottle? Fortunately there are a ton of places in Los Angeles —…

Free Champagne Magnum Upgrade at Viceroy Santa Monica

Viceroy and Veuve Clicquot courtesy of Viceroy Santa Monica

You’re going to want to round up the troops for this one. In celebration of the upcoming Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in Los Angeles on October 5, parties of four or more who order a 750ml bottle of Veuve (Yellow Label or Rose) for brunch at Viceroy Santa Monica this Sunday and next Sunday the 22nd will…

Valentine's Day on a Budget (aka Ideas for My Boyfriend)

Valentine’s Day sucks. Everything is suddenly pink and red. Singles are scrambling for something to do so they don’t feel pathetic and couples are overcompensating with expensive dinners, cheesy greeting cards and marriage proposals. Not to say that I don’t like celebrating it. But my boyfriend definitely doesn’t want anything to do with it. However,…

Blog Bite: Oysters, $1 Cocktail & Free Champagne at the Edison

Want to feel oh-so elegant? This Thursday night at the Edison, you can get a free glass of champagne when you purchase a half dozen oysters (or spend $5 or more) and bring in a copy of the email the Edison sent you when you subscribed to their emailing list. But don’t fret if you…

What's the Most Romantic Cocktail?

Ferget chocolates. I don’t know about you but nothing says “olive juice”(mouth it) like a custom-made cocktail. But out of curiosity, I asked some of L.A.’s top mixologists/bartenders what they consider to be the most romantic cocktail; specifically what would they serve their luh-vuh. I got some interesting answers, all seem to involve bubbly, and…

My Chillaxing New Year's Eve Party Drink List

Christmas is done. Now on to the next hyped-up holiday: New Year’s Eve! Since crowds and huge bar tabs soo aren’t my thing, I decided to throw my own sweet, little shindig this year. But the twist here is that this one will be low-key. No fancy dress-up. No djs. No crazy house party crowds….

Boozing Writers' Parties: The Imbiber and the Bubbly Girl

Photo by Bert Stern The Imbiber’s Ultimate Playmate Fantasy Wine Tour at Pourtal Playboy‘s bad boy boozing columnist and author of the must-read adventures-in-drinking memoir Nobody Likes a Quitter, Dan Dunn is kicking off what is most definitely the sexiest wine tasting tour in the history of the world. Pourtal Wine Tasting Bar in Santa…