Tag Archive: Devon Espinosa

Filipino Cocktails for the Typhoon Haiyan Relief Benefit Sunday

Nick Meyer's Filipino Cocktail

UPDATE: There’s now a cocktails-only option! For $30, you get a drinks-only wristband that gets you unlimited #LALovesPI cocktails as well as the option to get a la carte dishes for an additional $5 each!  When I wrote this LA Mag post on Filipino cocktails I was surprised by the attention it got. But that…

Pour Vous: 6 Myths About New Parisian-Themed Cocktail Bar + Complete Cocktail Menu

Dave Fernie, Lindsay Nader and Pablo Moix by Caroline on Crack

Pour Vous, the new Parisian-themed bar by the Houston Brothers (La Descarga, Harvard & Stone) on Melrose, opened its door to the public last night. And I have to admit I was a little intimidated in going there after reading the bar’s tweets about how one must dress sharp and arrive early to better one’s…

This Weekend: Beer & Tequila Pairing, Maker's Mark Mixer, Pour Vous Opens

Dude, lots of boozy events this weekend. Enjoy and be safe! Thursday, April 5 New Belgium Tap (+ 1 Can) Takeover at The Surly Goat Enjoy a tap lineup from one of the fastest growing craft breweries in the country, New Belgium. A brewery rep will be on hand to answer any questions on the…

Winning Tastes: Charlie Sheen Cocktails by LA Bartenders

Charlie Sheen meme. I was over it before it even started and I definitely didn’t want to jump on the Twitter bandwagon by hashtagging everything with “winning” (ugh, kill me) or follow his Twitter. But when I saw this story about how New York bartenders like Christy Pope and Chad Solomon of Cuff and Buttons…

Win Exclusive Invite to Table 20's Cocktail Punch Party With Best LA Bartenders

***CONTEST CLOSED*** So I have the skinny on a must-do event for cocktail enthusiasts. It takes place next Monday at Takami Sushi downtown and will feature six of L.A.’s best bartenders and their never-tasted-before cocktail punch recipes. Guests will be able to try all the concoctions (each serving is 4-5 ounces) for free and mingle…

Help Me Pick Who's the Best LA Bartender for Table 20

So I don’t know if you knew this but I’m one of the judges on Table 20’s contest to find the best bartender in Los Angeles. For several weeks, Table 20 had asked Angelenos to submit their nominations for their favorite booze pushers. And now the list has been narrowed down to just six bartenders….

Win VIP Tickets to LA Street Food Fest Summer Tasting Event

*****CONTEST IS CLOSED***** With only four days until the LA Street Food Fest at the Rose Bowl, I’m sure you’ve heard all about it by now. That you get to eat food from over 60 LA food trucks, enjoy live music at an outdoor concert, partake of an ice cream social, shop the Unique LA…

Breadbar's New Hatchi Mix Mixology Series Starts May 6

If you’re a fan of cocktails, you’re probably no stranger to paying over $12 for a decent cocktail at a respected bar. I know, I know, but that’s the price one pays for quality. Fortunately, starting on Thursday, May 6, Breadbar Century City’s brand-new monthly mixology series, Hatchi Mix, kicks off featuring some of the…