Tag Archive: tiki

Tiki Night Drink Series Returns to Spare Room This Wednesday

Spare Room Blue Drink by Caroline on Crack

The Tiki game is very strong this year at the Hollywood Roosevelt’s Spare Room. For the sixth season of the annual Tiki night series “An Evening of Tiki,” the stellar lineup of guest bartenders will be visiting from the likes of “World’s Best Bar” Dead Rabbit and Seattle’s Navy Strength and bringing their unique takes on…

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…

LA Weekend Events August 18 to August 20: Tiki Throwdown, Cemetery Summer Camp, Pigs & Brew

Tiki cocktails by Jennifer Pardilla

Wait. What do you mean it’s almost September? NOOOOOOOOOOO! Saturday, August 18 Cinespia Summer Camp: Movies From Dusk til Dawn Ever do this before: spend all night in a cemetery? Well this will be a fun dare as Cinespia hosts an all-night film fest featuring summer camp-themed movies — Wet Hot American Summer, Sleepaway Camp…

Spare Room’s A Night of Tiki + Cocktail Recipes

It’s October and you may be relishing the first chill in the air, the L.A. StormWatch of the season and pumpkin flavor popping up on menus everywhere but The Spare Room at Hollywood Roosevelt will be celebrating sultry tropical islands and their delicious tropical cocktails tonight at its special Night of Tiki event, brought to…

This Weekend: Beer Chicks' Oktoberfest and The Big Lebrewski

Thursday, September 22 Wurstkuche Venice Now Open Taking the space of ye old Air Conditioned Supper Club in Venice is the new Westside location of downtown sausage fest Wurstkuche. From the Grubstreet photos, the joint looks like a nice, airy, industrial place to enjoy an exotic sausage and a stein of your favorite German beer….

This Weekend: Beck at the Bowl, Coney Island Wine Pairing, Creaky Tiki

Thursday, August 25 Locals’ Hour at Playa Learn from one of the best in the cocktail biz, Angeleno Magazine’s “Best New Mixologist” Julian Cox. He’ll teach you some of his trade secrets for you to try at your own cocktail parties. Best part is that the class is free and you can imbibe the lesson…

This Weekend: Tiki Holiday, 1886 Westside, Tim Burton Speaks

What a glorious weekend it’s going to be! Not only is it a holiday but it’s the last weekend before my European vacation! Woot! By the way, don’t forget: my Spare Room Taste of the Nation LA bowling party is tonight and I’m still collecting entries for my Bruery craft beer fest giveaway! Thursday, May…

Tonight: Pablo Moix Does Tiki at Harvard & Stone's R&D Bar

For cocktail enthusiasts, it’s all about the back bar action at new East Hollywood bar Harvard & Stone where there’s a fresh new cocktail menu every night. “The point to the back is R&D [research & development],  to have fun and push the limit,” said H&S mixologist Pablo Moix. And every month a new spirit…