Tag Archive: Eric Alperin

Last Night: Hey Bartender Movie LA After Party at the Andaz

Hey Bartender LA party by Caroline on Crack

Last night L.A.’s bar community converged on the rooftop of Andaz West Hollywood after a screening of new movie Hey Bartender, which premieres at the Sundance Sunset Cinemas this Friday the 14th. Still giddy from seeing all their friends on the big screen, there was a lot of bartender lovin’ going around as well as…

5 Classic Cocktail Recipes You Should Know How To Make

Hinoki & The Bird's Sam Ross and his Manhattan by Caroline on Crack

This past December, my LA Magazine Digest blog editor Randy Clemens threw down a gauntlet: Come up with 10 classic cocktails that every cocktail noob should know how to make at home and write a post for each one including the cocktail recipe and where to get a great example of one in L.A. So…

Angelenos in NOLA Toast The Varnish’s Win for Best American Cocktail Bar at Tales of the Cocktail

Cheers to the Varnish win by Caroline on Crack

Upstairs in a small, hot, dark room over New Orleans’ One-Eyed Jacks, Cedd Moses, owner of downtown LA bar The Varnish, was handing out chilled bottles of High Life beer to everyone at this impromptu private party after the Spirited Awards and the Juniperlooza gin party. Very speakeasy and fitting considering we were there to…

How To Up Your Game via “Home Bar Basics” Cocktail Book

Home Bar Basics by Dave Stolte

With the growing popularity of craft cocktails thanks to bars like the Varnish and the sight of Ryan Gosling’s panty-dropping Old Fashioned making skills in last year’s Crazy Stupid Love, it was just a matter of time until your need for the perfect cocktail infiltrated your home bar. But as your bar, aka the spot…

2nd Annual L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade: Feasting in Galoshes

LA Loves Alex's Lemonade 2011by Caroline on Crack

This past Sunday the sun broke the weekend storm just for  L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade charity food fest. At least it seemed like it. Since the rain stopped and the clouds cleared in time for the early afternoon Culver City fundraiser. But the organizers were prepared just in case, erecting tents to shield the vendors…

2nd Annual L.A. Loves Alex's Lemonade Spotlights Bar Stars and Renowned Restaurants

This Sunday, November 6 at L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade Culinary Cookout, which takes over the Culver Studios, not only will feature a ton a tasty bites from L.A. foodist favorites like Grace, The Hungry Cat, Osteria Mozza, Providence, Sotto and Tavern but exciting eats from all over the country. Yup, you don’t have to step…