Tag Archive: cocktail recipes

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…

Tales of the Cocktail 2011 Bar Room Brawl People’s Champion: Roger Room + Cocktail Recipes

Roger Room's Damian Windsor by Caroline on Crack

So maybe LA missed out on a couple of awards at this year’s Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards (Best American Cocktail Bar and American Bartender of the Year) but the boys of Roger Room in West Hollywood brought back the People’s Champion award for Moet Hennessy USA’s 2011 Bar Room Brawl, one of the…

Hangover Cure: 3 Beer Cocktail Recipes From LA Bartenders

Every pro drinker has a hangover remedy in their back pocket, be it Advil and lots of Gatorade, a pile of greasy bacon or, for the masochist, a morning jog. I’m a fan of the hair-of-the-dog remedy. Granted, I only employ this method when I have nothing to do for the rest of my day…

Winning Tastes: Charlie Sheen Cocktails by LA Bartenders

Charlie Sheen meme. I was over it before it even started and I definitely didn’t want to jump on the Twitter bandwagon by hashtagging everything with “winning” (ugh, kill me) or follow his Twitter. But when I saw this story about how New York bartenders like Christy Pope and Chad Solomon of Cuff and Buttons…

La Descarga's New Cocktail Menu Debuts Tonight + Recipes

So tonight is the launch of La Descarga‘s much talked-about cocktail, The Next Level. Mixologist Pablo Moix had hinted at its arrival when the East Hollywood bar first opened back in February. But since Josh Lurie of NBC LA’s Feast already did such a great job of covering this cocktail made of hollowed-out ice spheres,…

A Q&A With Joseph Brooke of The Edison

I was bummed that I couldn’t get anywhere near the dreamy and very much in demand Joseph Brooke, the Edison’s new director of spirits, when he was mixing cocktails at the packed Radio Room last week. But was thrilled when I got the chance to interview him for LA Weekly‘s Squid Ink. For that, Joe…