Tag Archive: mixologists

Mixologists Sam Ross, Julian Cox and Joel Black Take Over Comme Ca’s Bar

Joel Black by Caroline on Crack

They say you can never go home again but L.A. cocktail geeks will sure be happy to see some renown mixologists return to Comme Ca in West Hollywood, even if for one night only. Sam Ross (who installed Comme Ca’s cocktail program in 2007) of Milk & Honey in New York and the bartenders whom…

Absolut Sensory Experience: 9 Courses With Alinea's Grant Achatz

One friend asked if I could sneak him in my handbag and another begged me to pretty please wrap up an entree to go for her. These reactions told me that I was so very lucky to take part in the eight-hour Absolut Sensory Experience seminar and dinner last Friday. What was the big deal…

This Weekend: $3 Brown Bag Beer, Mixology Costume Party, Spooky Pub Crawl

Who doesn’t love Halloween? Whether it’s for the chills, costumes or parties, I look forward to it every year. And I’m happy to say there seems to be a decrease in douchy “1st Annual” parties this year and an increase in events I actually want to go to! By the way, catch me on Carson…

TONIGHT: All-Star Bartenders Night at First & Hope

OK, L.A. you’ve shown you love having all your favorite bartenders in one space, as is proven in the popular guest bartender nights at The Edison’s Radio Room and First & Hope’s Red Rover, Red Rover (both by Tello/Demarest cocktail consultants). So tonight in celebration of the success of these events as well as their…

2nd Annual Korean Barbecue Cook-off and Soju Mix-Off

Of course you want to go to the Korean American Coalition’s 2nd Annual Korean Barbecue Cook-Off this Saturday, August 7 in Koreatown. Come on, it’ll feature the top KBBQ restaurants in LA, like Park’s BBQ, Soowan Galbi and Ham Ji Park and sexy Chef Ludo and not-so-sexy Jonathan Gold will be among the judges who…

Red Hot Rover at Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica on July 12

Roving bar night Red Rover which had debuted this past March at First & Hope Supper Club will now be popping up on the Westsiide! Hotel Shangri-La in Santa Monica on Monday, July 12 to be exact. Yes, Marcos Tello and Aidan Demarest, aka cocktail consultation firm, Tello/Demarest Liquid Assets, will not only be bringing…

Cocktail Menu for Tonight's First & Hope Red Rover Bar Night

I know I already wrote about First & Hope Supper Club’s Red Rover, Red Rover event but this time I was able to get the cocktail menu! Yup, as a reminder: Red Rover, Red Rover is First & Hope’s new bar night tonight. Yes, nearly a month before the supper club’s official opening on April…

First & Hope Supper Club Debuts With a New Bar Night: Red Rover, Red Rover

OK, so First & Hope Supper Club didn’t open last night as planned and will instead open up toward the end of this month. That’s OK, though, because Aidan Demarest and Marcos Tello of Tello/Demarest Liquid Assets cocktail consultation want to kick things off with a bang. And their new bar night, Red Rover, Red…