Tag Archive: La Descarga

La Descarga Nominated for Three Tales of the Cocktail 2012 Spirited Awards + Other LA Finalists

La Descarga's Steve Livigni by Caroline on Crack

New Orleans’ annual cocktail festival Tales of the Cocktail announced its Top 10 Finalists for the 2012 Spirited Awards categories! And L.A. is a boozy force to be reckoned with. Compare that to last year when L.A. barely registered as a blip on the list despite our kickass cocktail scene with the likes of Julian…

Leap Year in LA: 24 Hours of Disneyland, Tiki Ti's Cocktail for Two, Booze-Paired Dinners

There’s something about the infrequency of February 29 that makes you want to celebrate, no? And apparently, I’m not the only one as everyone from Disneyland to Tiki Ti is throwing up their specials just for the occasion. Comme Ca and The Bruery’s Leap Day Beer Class and Tasting Menu The combination of Comme Ca…

2012 New Year’s Eve Parties With Open Bars

Harvard & Stone

Don’t want to worry about keeping track of your bar tab for New Year’s Eve? NYE celebrations featuring open bars is definitely the way to go. And then you won’t have to remember to close out your check at the end of the night! Fortunately there’s a nice selection of parties going off this Saturday,…

This Halloween Weekend: Narnia at La Descarga, Candy & Wine Pairing, Extreme Tim Burton

I LOVE Halloween. Candy, scary movies, costumes — now that’s a good time right there. Thursday, October 27 Werewolves of London Halloween Hotel Package Partying in WeHo for Halloween? Grab a suite at the London. The hotel is doing a special Halloween package for the holiday now through November 1. Room rates start at $365…

La Descarga’s Fall Cocktail Menu Debuts: Ghost Salt, Tamarind Syrup & 100 Bottles of Rum

It’s always a sultry night in La Descarga no matter what the thermostat says outside of the Hollywood rum bar. And yet, the Cuban-themed venue has debuted a new fall cocktail menu this week. Unlike usual seasonal cocktail menus at other cocktail bars, this one doesn’t really pay any mind to which ingredients are in…

This Weekend: La Descarga Quatro Party, Kentucky Derby Shindig, The Clooney Cocktail

It’s going to be a crazy party weekend what with Cinco de Mayo kicking things off then George Clooney’s birthday, Kentucky Derby and Mother’s Day. Wednesday, May 4 Quatro de Mayo at La Descarga Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Eve with a rollicking good time at La Descarga. The Camarena taco truck will be serving up…

This Weekend: Manila Machine Wine Pairing, La Descarga Feast, $8 Drago Cocktails

Hipster Shore – watch more funny videos   Another gorgeous weekend. What have you got planned? Thursday, January 20 Buy Tickets for Moveable Feast at La Descarga This amazing-sounding food event isn’t til January 30 but figured I’d give you a heads-up now before it sells out since there is limited space. There will be…

Tonight: La Descarga Debuts New Winter Drink Menu

CORRECTION: The menu launches tomorrow night! La Descarga in East Hollywood debuts its new winter drink menu! Of course the classics and some crowd favorites remain, like Hemingway’s Daquiri and Tapping the Admiral, which LD owner Steve Livigni says is “now barrel aged for two weeks in whiskey barrels and served neat, exponentially better.” Sadly,…

This Weekend: $1 County Fair, Barnsdall Boozy Movie, Hot Rod BBQ

If you’re a happy-go-lucky gadabout, chances are your Labor Day weekend calendar is already booked up with hot events like Taste of Beverly Hills, the LA Times’ Celebration of Food and Wine and F Yeah Fest. But if you want even more stuff to do because you’re easily bored, here you go. Saturday, September 4…

This Weekend: Brazilian Dance Lessons, East LA Meets Napa, Hollywood Wine Tasting

Besides that awesome Radio Room contest I have going on right now, here are some cool things going on in the upcoming days. Hopefully this Christmas-in-July weather will go away SOON so we can enjoy our weekend! Thursday, July 8 2010 Cupcake Showdown at Downtown LA Artwalk This cupcake contest hosted by all-girl band Nylon…