Tag Archive: tequila

The Tequila Lover’s Margarita Recipe by Bartender Cari Hah

Tequila lover Cari Hah by Caroline on Crack

Nothing celebrates Friday like a Margarita recipe, right? For my latest “Essential Cocktails” post for Los Angeles Magazine‘s Digest blog, which went up this morning, I interviewed Las Perlas’ Raul Yrastorza on how to make and where to find the best margarita. Check it out and either make it for yourself today or make a…

Tequila Massage: Four Seasons Los Angeles Punta Mita Retreat

Four Seasons Punta Minta Retreat by Julie Wolfson

The 1 Percent have a tendency to do strange things with alcohol that doesn’t involve simply putting it into their mouths, like bathing in bubbly and, more recently, having vodka and 24K gold facials. But they can afford to use booze in ways normal folk would deem wasteful. So a tequila massage at a ritzy…

This Weekend: Beer & Tequila Pairing, Maker's Mark Mixer, Pour Vous Opens

Dude, lots of boozy events this weekend. Enjoy and be safe! Thursday, April 5 New Belgium Tap (+ 1 Can) Takeover at The Surly Goat Enjoy a tap lineup from one of the fastest growing craft breweries in the country, New Belgium. A brewery rep will be on hand to answer any questions on the…

Spare Room Hollywood’s $75 Tequila Cocktail Debuts Tonight

Coctel Unico by Spare Room Hollywood

Spare Room at the Hollywood Roosevelt is launching a $75 cocktail, Coctel Unico, tonight. Yup, a muy caro tequila drink. This baby is made with Milagro Unico, a new “micro-distilled tequila with Milagro’s rarest and barrel-aged reserves” (from the press release) that isn’t available in stores or for distribution anywhere yet and once it is, the bottles, of…

This Weekend: Traveling Beer Garden, Free Tequila, Caviar 101

Getting an early start on the weekend since I’m outtie, which is a shame since there are tons of fun (and tasty) stuff going on. Thursday, April 7 Caviar 101 at Petrossian The best way to enjoy caviar? Learning about it while pairing it with champagne or vodka. Yum! At this Monthly caviar class, you…

Once More but With Tequila: Mas Malo's Classic Cocktails

Mas Malo downtown — home of over 200 tequilas, a tequila vault and a basement cantina — has one more reason for cocktail fans to flock its way: a new list of drinks featuring classic cocktails, but all made with tequila in place of their respective traditional spirit. And sure, this isn’t a new thing…

This Weekend: Open Bar, Zombie Cocktail Party, Sangrita Revolution

Lots of drinking to be done this weekend! More so than usual. Thursday, March 3 Meat! An Art Show Opening Party Featuring Alie and Georgia and Cocktails It’s all about meat at this unusual art show which features the meat-focused works of Carlos Ramos, Myke Chilian and  Richard Lee, to name but a few. But…

Mas Malo Restaurant: Mas Mucho More Tequila Downtown

The new offshoot of Silver Lake’s Malo Restaurant, Mas Malo, is mas in every way — space (9,700 square feet), menu, style and liquor. The new restaurant, which opened last Friday, shares the same downtown Los Angeles building as a certain whiskey bar and the same entrance. Booze fans rejoice, especially since Mas Malo boasts…

Win VIP Tickets to LA Street Food Fest Summer Tasting Event

*****CONTEST IS CLOSED***** With only four days until the LA Street Food Fest at the Rose Bowl, I’m sure you’ve heard all about it by now. That you get to eat food from over 60 LA food trucks, enjoy live music at an outdoor concert, partake of an ice cream social, shop the Unique LA…

Red O Restaurant: New Mexican, Tequila Tunnel and More Cowbell

I’m going to admit something to you that may get me disbarred from the L.A. Food Bloggers Association, if there was one. I don’t know who this Rick Bayless is. At least I didn’t really before I was invited to a blogger dinner at the new Red O Restaurant (Bayless created the Mexican cuisine menu…