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Drago Centro’s New Fall Cocktail Menu for $8 Today

Downtown’s Drago Centro launches its new fall cocktail menu (created by┬áBeverage Director Michael Shearin and Head Bartender Jaymee Mandeville) tonight. So all night tonight, you get a chance to get first taste for only $8. The cocktails here usually run about $12 each. Here’s the menu with some of my tasting notes as I was…

Drago Centro's People's Cocktail Winner: Jeni Afuso of Oishii Eats

Thanks to the Drago Centro People’s Cocktail Contest last week, food blogger/photographer extraordinaire Jeni Afuso of Oishii Eats has just added “award-winning mixologist” to her list of accomplishments! Some may have considered Jeni the dark horse contender in this contest. After all, she was going up against dedicated drink bloggers and cocktail enthusiasts Matt Robold…

People's Cocktail Judging & Summer Menu Debut at Drago Centro

For the past month, Drago Centro has been on the hunt for a new cocktail to add to its upcoming summer menu, conducting a “People’s Cocktail” contest that invited amateur mixologists in L.A. to create recipes around a secret ingredient and submit their winningest undiscovered concoctions. And this Wednesday the 30th at Drago Centro downtown,…

Sneak Preview of Drago Centro's Springtime Cocktails

So yesterday on Twitter, Drago Centro‘s sommelier/beverage director Michael Shearin mentioned how he’s going to debut the restaurant’s new springtime cocktail menu one special night very soon and only charge $6 for each one a la Rivera’s one-night cocktail debuts. First it was going to be this Thursday but that had to be pushed back…

Always Happy Hour at Drago Centro: $5 Classic Cocktails and Affordable Bar Eats

“Happy Hour hours are whenever we are open, always happy at our bar!” said Drago Centro‘s beverage director/sommelier, Michael Shearin when I asked him when was the downtown restaurant’s happy hour. Awesome! That means boozers on a budget can get cheap eats and cocktails whenever they want (well, whenever the bar is open). And considering…

New Drago Centro Cocktails for $8 One Day Only

Drago Centro in downtown is unveiling its brand-new cocktail menu today but celebrating it this Thursday by offering every cocktail in its repertoire, normally $12 each, for $8 all day long! The new seasonal cocktail list created by DC’s sommelier and beverage director, Michael Shearin, will feature fall and winter flavors and produce. Tasty. Check…