Tag Archive: drink specials

5 Fancypants Happy Hours: Comme Ca to Spago on the Cheap

AOC's happy hour cocktail by Caroline on Crack

There comes a moment in a drinker’s life when happy hour loses its appeal, when you’d rather pay full price for a well-made cocktail than $5 for a joyless one. That’s where I am. But recently it seems lots of high-end joints are coming to the dark discounted side, offering their fancy, quality drinks and…

Where To Drink Well on St. Patrick’s Day: Craft Cocktails & Beer

Short-Order St. Patrick's Day cocktails (Photo by RyanTanaka2013)

If you’re like me and detest green-tinged beer or frat drinks named after a terrorist act (yeah, I’m old), then perhaps you’ll appreciate this roundup of where to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day for some quality boozing. I’m talking craft cocktails, craft beer and beer floats. Just because it’s an alcoholiday doesn’t mean you gotta drink…

Tomorrow: Playa Rivera’s Last Drink Deals Ever

Playa's Beer and a Ball cocktail by Caroline on Crack

You probably heard by now that after two years restaurant Playa in Mid-City will be hosting its last service tomorrow. Tomorrow! Bill Chait and Chef John Sedlar will close the restaurant and then retool it in the hopes of reopening it all refreshed and new in a few weeks. But tomorrow night, they’re inviting everyone…

New Veg Happy Hour Specials Launch at Street Tomorrow

Vegetarian-friendly Kaya Toast courtesy of Susan Feniger's Street

Since I’m pretty picky with my cocktails, happy hours never really do it for me. I’d rather pay a little extra for a drink made well than a watered-down happy hour version. And now that I’m a chegan (cheating vegan), well, forget about bar food in general. Fortunately Susan Feniger’s Street is launching brand-new vegetarian…

Repeal Day Drink Specials on LA Magazine Digest

Happy Repeal Day

Not that you ever really need a reason to drink but if ever there was one, it’s to celebrate the anniversary of Repeal Day. (By the way, you can thank Portland bartender Jeffrey Morgenthaler for championing its return.) And I’ve got a list of all the bars in Los Angeles featuring drink specials and parties…

Thanksgiving Eve Drinking Roundup

Seven Grand by Caroline on Crack

Got the jitters about getting together with the family tomorrow for Thanksgiving? For some, it’s enough to drive you to drink. How about partying it up and having a good time tonight at these Thanksgiving Eve drinking events? For those looking for where to drink on the actual holiday, even though most bars will be…

Vote Once, Drink Plenty: Election Day Drink Specials in LA

Election Gold Drink Stirrers on Etsy

This Tuesday there are several bars in L.A. offering Election Day drink specials, especially when you come in sporting your shiny new “I Voted” sticker. Plus many will be showing the election returns on their large flat screens. What better way to spend this evening which will no doubt be a nail biter? There’s something…

Super Bowl 2012 L.A. Party Roundup for Foodies and Drinkers

The Eveleigh from The Eveleigh's Facebook page

I don’t watch football, don’t really like it. And up until yesterday (today?) I wasn’t sure which two teams are even playing the Super Bowl. New England Patriots and New York Giants, right? But I LOVE Super Bowl parties — the food, the drinks, the running commentary. It’s where foodists and sport fans finally come…

Villains Tavern's 3 Fun Ways To Get Drunk in the Daytime

Because drinking isn’t fun enough, Villains Tavern presents three fun ways to get drunk at its new weekly party — Day Drinking BBQ — which kicks off tomorrow at 1pm! Sno Cone Fix ($9-$12) is made with your choice of fruit, fruit syrup and liquor on a bed of shaved ice. The new spring cocktail…

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…