Tag Archive: Cari Hah

Big Bar’s Holiday Cocktails: Staying Cozy in LA Winter

Big Bar's Nog {Not Really}

I refuse to put up Christmas decorations when Thanksgiving hasn’t even come and gone yet. But one thing I will allow in anticipation of the holidays are the cocktails. Beautiful, rich, cozy, festive-inspired holiday cocktails. And Big Bar in Los Feliz just kicked off their new holiday menu, which includes three hot cocktails and a…

10 Best Cocktail Menus of 2018

Best cocktail menus Bar Centro

Nowadays, a cocktail bar has to do more than simply follow a classic cocktail template to turn heads. Housemade ingredients and a strong garnish game aren’t going to cut it anymore. Besides, there are so many great bars with new ones practically opening every day, not to mention the breadth of talented bartenders in L.A….

Drink These: Big Bar’s New Winter Cocktails

Big Bar Peppermint Cocoa Fizz

If you love holiday libations then you’re in luck as L.A. has no shortage of festive winter cocktails. But of the many offerings this year, the ones that really stood out to me were the ones off Big Bar’s winter cocktail menu which debuted just yesterday. Leave it to bar manager Cari Hah and her…

10 Lady Bartenders Commandeer Harvard and Stone for Charity

Lindsay Nader by Caroline on Crack

Every smart man knows that one of the many things you NEVER ask a woman, along with how much she weighs or how old she is, is if it’s THAT time of the month. Unless, of course, you’re talking about this hot lady bartender shindig tonight, in which case, ask away. Yes, it IS that…

Happy, Tasty Accident: Miracle Mile Bitters Clusterfuck Bitters

Miracle Mile Bitters Clusterfuck bitters by Caroline on Crack

With regards to Miracle Mile Bitters Co. Clusterfuck Bitters, there IS such a thing as a happy accident. Miracle Mile Bitters owner Louis Anderman was doing up batches of his Toasted Pecan Bitters and his Orange Bitters when he accidentally poured half a finished batch of the orange bitters into the just strained Toasted Pecan…

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…

Save New York Bars: Harvard & Stone’s Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Event

PKNY by Caroline on Crack

Because of Hurricane Sandy last month New Yorkers are still trying to pick up the pieces, including helping local bars get back up and running again. If you can’t imagine living one night without your favorite watering hole you can imagine how much they’re hurting. Fortunately even though we’re on the Left Coast we can…

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…

3rd Annual LA Craft Beer Crawl-Turned-Drunken Dash

Cari Hah downing beer at Las Perlas by Caroline on Crack

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer This past Saturday, Beer Chicks Hallie Beaune and Christina Perozzi welcomed 2,000 eager beer drinkers to their 3rd Annual L.A. Craft Beer Crawl, co-hosted by 213 Nightlife in Downtown. Fortunately, I was able to finagle my way into the VIP portion of the crawl which limited attendance to a…

LA Weekend Events August 9 to 14: Epic Beer Fests, Boba Cocktails, Pig and Cocktail Pairings

Bartenders Daniel Eun and Cari Hah host special cocktail night at Neat

If ever your weekend needed a designated driver, it’s now. Thursday, August 9 The Way We Wore Bi-Annual Sale Now through August 26th, one of LA’s favorite vintage stores is having a sale where the frugal and fashionable will find 1930s chiffons, 1950s cocktail and 1970s caftans marked 50% off. Through August 26. The Way…