Tag Archive: The Eveleigh

Tonight: Savoy Cocktails at The Eveleigh With SF’s Erik Ellestad

Savoy Stomp by Caroline on Crack

San Francisco’s Savoy Stomp blogger, Erik Ellestad, is a cocktail geek like no other. For six years he’s chronicled his adventures with 1930s drink tome, The Savoy Cocktail Book, painstakinly re-creating every recipe in there for a loyal audience. And he would probably hate the comparison, but think Erik & Harry (Craddock) versus Julie &…

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…

My 50 Favorite Cocktails of 2012

49 The Eveleigh's Cynar Julep by Caroline on Crack

I had a lot to do today but for some reason I felt compelled to do this post. 2012 was a kickass awesome year for me. I went to Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans and Portland Cocktail Week for the first time, got a nice LA Weekly Web Award, my Drink Here app…

Everything I Drank This Week: Fernet Luge to Magic Cocktails

Kentucky Bubblebath by Caroline on Crack

Cocktail log, stardate 2012.127: (I’ve always wanted to say that.) This week’s drinking adventures took me from an avant-garde cocktail class at SAAM to a Fernet luge at Cole’s to magic cocktails by Magic Castle bartenders. Saturday During a hosted look-see at the redone Caulfield’s Bar and Dining Room in Thompson Beverly Hills, Beverage Manager…

Brunch Cocktails That Will Awaken the Dead

The Eveleigh's Corpse Reviver #2 brunch cocktail by Caroline on Crack

To prepare you for the weekend, I present five brunch cocktails from some of my favorite L.A. spots for brunching. Put them on your radar should you ever find yourself rolling out of bed Saturday/Sunday morning with a sweet hangover. There’s even a cocktail recipe so you can self-medicate at home if need be. The…

The Eveleigh’s New Spring Cocktails: From South African Rose Sangria to Navy Strength Rum Negroni

The Eveleigh's Good Omen by Caroline on Crack

You gotta love the change of seasons because with it comes new cocktail menus! Huzzah! Here are the brand-new drinks off the Eveleigh‘s spring cocktail menu, crafted by Dave “Ol Man Winter” Kupchinsky. Dave’s thinking behind the spring cocktails was to highlight herbal, floral notes and lighter flavors and I’d say he achieved that. “Like…

Life Lessons From Gadabout Aidan Demarest + Guest Tending Night With Christy Pope and Naomi Schimek

Aidan Demarest by Caroline on Crack

The best thing that’s ever happened to me was being stood up by Aidan Demarest, owner of Neat bar in Glendale and Stoli Elit ambassador. One night we were supposed to meet at Mixology 101 at the Farmers Market but after an hour and a cocktail and still no Aidan, I figured he was either…

This Weekend: Ludobites Lottery, First SoCal Asian Night Market, Bourbon Tasting at Playa

Friday, April 13 Reservation Lottery for Chef Ludo’s Best of Ludobites: Foie Gras Night If you’re a fan of Chef Ludo’s this is the Ludobites you won’t want to miss. The French chef will be returning to Gram & Papa’s for one night only to serve up five courses of foie gras dishes. Priced at…

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…

Gin Master Class Is in Session: How To Make The Eveleigh Cocktail With Beefeater Gin’s Erick Castro

Erick Castro by Caroline on Crack

Just because I know how to enjoy a well-made cocktail doesn’t mean I know how to make one. (Although I do make a mean Boulevardier, hee.) So when I was invited to the Gin Master Class hosted by Beefeater Gin at the Eveleigh bar/restaurant on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, you know I jumped at…