Tag Archive: guest bartender

Tonight: Savoy Cocktails at The Eveleigh With SF’s Erik Ellestad

Savoy Stomp by Caroline on Crack

San Francisco’s Savoy Stomp blogger, Erik Ellestad, is a cocktail geek like no other. For six years he’s chronicled his adventures with 1930s drink tome, The Savoy Cocktail Book, painstakinly re-creating every recipe in there for a loyal audience. And he would probably hate the comparison, but think Erik & Harry (Craddock) versus Julie &…

Everything I Drank This Week: From a Secret Bourbon Milk Punch to Mint Chocolate Stout

Simon Ford doing up Mum's Apple Pie by Caroline on Crack

Truth be told, I feel like crap when I don’t blog. But this week has been a busy one of boozy events like Neat’s one-year anniversary, following Simon Ford around at his guest bartending stints and covering Stone Brewing’s store opening in Pasadena. Suffice it to say that many drinks were consumed and zero blog…

LA Weekend Events October 18 to October 22: Cheap Comme Ca Cocktails, Fanciest Chess Match

Hollis Bulleit sporting her fab headdress by Caroline on Crack

Is it still summer or is it now fall? With this crazy weather, who can tell? In any case, this weekend is going to be jampacked with lots of yum times for indoors and outdoors. Too bad I’ll be out of town for Portland Cocktail Week! Well, have fun holding down the fort with these…

Last Night’s PKNY Cocktails at Sadie’s Guest Bartender Night

Trinidad Sour by Caroline on Crack

If you weren’t out at Sadie in Hollywood last night for the guest bartending stint of Giuseppe Gonzalez, co-owner of tiki destination PKNY (Painkiller New York), you missed out on some goood drinking. Sadie Director of Spirits Giovanni Martinez stood back and let the New York bartender have at his barware in the front bar. This night…

LA Weekend Events October 11 to 14: Boozy Parties, Test Kitchen Redux, Free Pizza

Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Boo to chilly weather but yay to LA weekend events! Thursday, October 11 PKNY’s Tiki Takeover at Sadie Tonight, Giuseppe Gonzalez of PKNY (Painkiller New York) joins other talented bartender with Italian first name and Spanish last name, Giovanni Martinez, at Sadie for a night of reimagined tiki cocktails and shenanigans. “There are no rules….

This Weekend: Golden Road Beer Dinner, Princess Bride Cocktails, Shake Your Cachacas

CopterCat is here to rescue your weekend! Thursday, June 14 Golden Road Brewing Beer Dinner at Tin Roof Bistro A great way to enjoy your favorite beers is while paired with some tasty vittles. Golden Road Brew and Tin Roof Bistro are joining forces to host a beer dinner where GRB’s brews will be paired…

This Weekend: Eagle Rock Brewery Party, Sixteen Candles Drive-In, Ammo Re-Launch Cocktail Party

Saturday, January 28 Devil’s Drive-In: Sixteen Candles Jake Ryan! This was the movie that the teenage me wished happen in real life: Where your high school crush actually likes you back. Le sigh. Since this drive-in is happily BYOB, relive your teen years by toting wine coolers, heh. Or bring the good stuff and make…

This Weekend: Pliny the Younger Raffle, Pegu Club Vet at 1886, Space 15 Twenty Sample Sale & Free Cocktails

Thursday, January 12 Bushmills Irish Whiskey Tasting at Neat Dance a jig into your weekend with an Irish whiskey tasting followed by live Irish music. Whiskey Master Ed Adams will guide a tasting of the entire Bushmills line at Neat in Glendale. Afterward at 8:30p, the Irish band hits the stage.  RSVP to [email protected] for…