Tag Archive: Dave Kupchinsky

Negroni Week Jell-O Shots, Pixie Sticks and Campari Ice Cubes

The Varnish's Negroni Jell-O Shots from The Varnish

Negroni Week is almost up, people! So better get on it asap! There aren’t just Negroni cocktails out there but crazy variations. Here are just a few of what’s available. Happy drinking! The Varnish downtown will be doing Negroni Jell-O shots through Sunday at $2 a jiggly shot and 50 percent of the proceeds will go…

5 Classic Cocktail Recipes You Should Know How To Make, Part 2

Roger Room's Damian Windsor and his Perfect Negroni by Caroline on Crack

So, folks, Friday’s Bloody Mary recipe on LA Magazine’s Digest blog was the last one of my Essential Cocktails series, making that 10 classic cocktail recipes everyone should have at their disposal. Hope you found the posts helpful and that they serve you well when you find yourself entertaining last-minute guests. “Anyone want a Prescription…

Eveleigh’s Brunch Cocktails: Don’t Underestimate Their Power

The Eveleigh's Cynar Julep by Caroline on Crack

Day drinking takes restraint, especially when the rest of your day involves doing something other than taking naps. But for someone like me who loves full-bodied cocktails that are stirred, it’s difficult to find satisfaction in most daytime cocktails. Meh-mosas. Fortunately when someone like bartender Dave Kupchinsky of Eveleigh is making the cocktails, there’s a…

Brunch Cocktails That Will Awaken the Dead

The Eveleigh's Corpse Reviver #2 brunch cocktail by Caroline on Crack

To prepare you for the weekend, I present five brunch cocktails from some of my favorite L.A. spots for brunching. Put them on your radar should you ever find yourself rolling out of bed Saturday/Sunday morning with a sweet hangover. There’s even a cocktail recipe so you can self-medicate at home if need be. The…

The Eveleigh’s New Spring Cocktails: From South African Rose Sangria to Navy Strength Rum Negroni

The Eveleigh's Good Omen by Caroline on Crack

You gotta love the change of seasons because with it comes new cocktail menus! Huzzah! Here are the brand-new drinks off the Eveleigh‘s spring cocktail menu, crafted by Dave “Ol Man Winter” Kupchinsky. Dave’s thinking behind the spring cocktails was to highlight herbal, floral notes and lighter flavors and I’d say he achieved that. “Like…

Gin Master Class Is in Session: How To Make The Eveleigh Cocktail With Beefeater Gin’s Erick Castro

Erick Castro by Caroline on Crack

Just because I know how to enjoy a well-made cocktail doesn’t mean I know how to make one. (Although I do make a mean Boulevardier, hee.) So when I was invited to the Gin Master Class hosted by Beefeater Gin at the Eveleigh bar/restaurant on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, you know I jumped at…

The Eveleigh: Liquid Brunch & Hangover Cures

As someone who’s not into scenes, look-at-me-ness or celebutards, I avoid the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood like I do babies and questionable rashes on people. But when a publicist used my two favorite words (“brunch” and “cocktails”) in her pitch to entice me to check out The Eveleigh (“eh-ver-lee”) — a newish restaurant by…