Tag Archive: Roger Room

5 Classic Cocktail Recipes You Should Know How To Make, Part 2

Roger Room's Damian Windsor and his Perfect Negroni by Caroline on Crack

So, folks, Friday’s Bloody Mary recipe on LA Magazine’s Digest blog was the last one of my Essential Cocktails series, making that 10 classic cocktail recipes everyone should have at their disposal. Hope you found the posts helpful and that they serve you well when you find yourself entertaining last-minute guests. “Anyone want a Prescription…

White Russians in L.A. To Celebrate 15 Years of The Dude Abiding

Cole's White Russian by Caroline on Crack

In celebration of the 15th anniversary of The Big Lebowski today (I feel so old), I thought I’d share some of my favorite White Russians available in L.A. Now, I was never a hard-core fan of the movie featuring everyone’s favorite bathrobed anti-hero but count me the number-one fan of this creamy, coffee concoction. In…

The Macallan Bar Hop: Three Schmancy LA Bars, Free-Flowing Scotch and a TV Star

Macallan bar hop tour guides by Caroline on Crack

In my years of CoCing, I’ve been on many a bar hop but I have to say that the Macallan-sponsored one last week that took a bunch of bloggers on a tour of three bars in L.A. and plied them with Macallan scotch had to be the fanciest. Oh hullo, here’s me sipping on a…

Everything I Drank This Week: $3,000 Vodka to Gin & Juiced

Elit by Stoli cocktail by Caroline on Crack

This week’s cocktail adventures had me drinking in near proximity to celebrity types as well as presenting an award about booze. Yes, pretty fancy times which were further enhanced by enjoying rare gems like $3,000 vodka and 22-year-old scotch. Monday For the inaugural Carpano Antica Formula Video awards, I had to present one of the…

Spring Drinking: Roundup of Spring Cocktails in LA

Roger Room's Jason Bran by Caroline on Crack

Spring is in the air. Huzzah! Sure, we Angelenos have been lucky enough to not have to suffer through any drawn-out winter storms but rather some minor wet inconveniences and that annoying time change. Still, it’s nice to be able to sit at rooftop and poolside bars again, no? To celebrate, bartenders across our city…

Tales of the Cocktail 2011 Bar Room Brawl People’s Champion: Roger Room + Cocktail Recipes

Roger Room's Damian Windsor by Caroline on Crack

So maybe LA missed out on a couple of awards at this year’s Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards (Best American Cocktail Bar and American Bartender of the Year) but the boys of Roger Room in West Hollywood brought back the People’s Champion award for Moet Hennessy USA’s 2011 Bar Room Brawl, one of the…

Roger Room’s New Spring Cocktail Menu Is Here

Springtime is nearly here and you know what that means: new spring cocktail menus! Damian Windsor of the Roger Room sent me his brand-new list and it looks soo yummy! He plays with Chinese black tea, star anise, crushed strawberries and Aperol orange liqueur. For his new seasonal menu, Damian said he was inspired to…

Roger Room's New Summer Menu Debuts Tomorrow

Last night I celebrated my birthday with a few of my buddies at Roger Room in West Hollywood with my fave mixologist, Damian Windsor. While there he gave us sneaky sips of the new cocktails that will debut tomorrow on the updated “Also” cocktail menu, a supplement to the regular 21-drink menu. Roger Room prints…