Tag Archive: Simon Ford

dineLA Restaurant Week on How To Throw a Classy Party

dineLA dinner at Bouchon Beverly Hills by Caroline on Crack

This week, dineLA threw a party in Beverly Hills introducing the upcoming 2013 dineLA restaurant week (July 15-July 26) to some media folks. And, damn, they sure know how to impress those who’ve already seen it all. At first I figured we’d sample some eats at the featured restaurants — Scarpetta, Bouchon Beverly Hills and…

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…

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…