Tag Archive: bartenders

Art Beyond the Glass Party Recap + Video Highlights

Art Beyond the Glass by Caroline on Crack

Last Sunday’s charity event Art Beyond the Glass at Sadie Kitchen & Lounge is already going down in the LA cocktail community as the best party EVER. Not only did bartenders, liquor reps and cocktail geeks get to raise a bunch of money ($3,900 presales, final tally to come) for the Inner-City Arts organization but…

Art Beyond the Glass: Top LA Bartenders Show Off for Charity

Art by the Glass illustration by Dave Stolte

Art Beyond the Glass, a charity event which takes place this Sunday at Hollywood’s Sadie Kitchen & Lounge, promises to be the L.A. cocktail event of the year. Not only is it a rare opportunity to see some of your favorite bartender all-stars showing off their artistic skills for a worthy charity, Inner-City Arts, but…

This Weekend: Hottest Cocktail Ticket in Town, Hungry Cat 1/2 Priced Oysters, Adventurous Beer Dinner

Art by the Glass illustration by Dave Stolte

This weekend, do it for the kids. Friday, June 8 Buy Tickets to Art Beyond the Glass at Sadie Restaurant for June 17 If you’re going to ONE LA cocktail event this year, Art Beyond the Glass is it. Forget the rest, this one features the best. OK, that was a little corny but it’s…

10 Tips by Bartenders for Surviving Tales of the Cocktail 2012

Pablo Moix by Caroline on Crack

This year marks the 10th anniversary of New Orleans’ Tales of the Cocktail (July 25-29, 2012), THE must-do event for cocktail geeks and bartenders, and the first time I’ll be attending! So naturally I’m all about prepping my mind, body and especially my liver for it. I hear there’s A LOT of drinking. Especially at…

Mixologists Sam Ross, Julian Cox and Joel Black Take Over Comme Ca’s Bar

Joel Black by Caroline on Crack

They say you can never go home again but L.A. cocktail geeks will sure be happy to see some renown mixologists return to Comme Ca in West Hollywood, even if for one night only. Sam Ross (who installed Comme Ca’s cocktail program in 2007) of Milk & Honey in New York and the bartenders whom…

Pour Vous: 6 Myths About New Parisian-Themed Cocktail Bar + Complete Cocktail Menu

Dave Fernie, Lindsay Nader and Pablo Moix by Caroline on Crack

Pour Vous, the new Parisian-themed bar by the Houston Brothers (La Descarga, Harvard & Stone) on Melrose, opened its door to the public last night. And I have to admit I was a little intimidated in going there after reading the bar’s tweets about how one must dress sharp and arrive early to better one’s…

Win a Bar Tab: Spare Room's Inaugural Bartenders With Bar Tabs Auction and Boxing Day Social

Next Monday win a dream drink date with the L.A. brand ambassador/bartender (and their bar tab) of your choosing at Spare Room’s Boxing Day Social, a cocktail event whose proceeds will go to the Hospitality Kitchen, a Skid Row soup kitchen. About eight L.A.’s barsmiths will hit the auction block and Dan “The Imbiber” Dunn…

Vote Now: Who's the Best Bartender in All of LA?

Mark this down on your social calendar, cocktail fans: On October 9, the L.A. cocktail community will be celebrating Table 20’s 2nd Annual L.A.’s Best Bartender as nominated by you and ultimately voted on by an esteemed panel of judges the night of the event. At Downtown’s Elevate Lounge, guests will be treated to boozy…

Top 10 Favorite Cocktails of 2010

2010 was another good year for me and drinking. La Descarga and Hemingway’s opened, I gave up booze for a month and then was the judge for many cocktail competitions and even won an award for drinking a lot. But what really made this year awesome was the following cocktails, whether they introduced an innovative…

Win Exclusive Invite to Table 20's Cocktail Punch Party With Best LA Bartenders

***CONTEST CLOSED*** So I have the skinny on a must-do event for cocktail enthusiasts. It takes place next Monday at Takami Sushi downtown and will feature six of L.A.’s best bartenders and their never-tasted-before cocktail punch recipes. Guests will be able to try all the concoctions (each serving is 4-5 ounces) for free and mingle…