Tag Archive: East Hollywood

Harvard & Stone: An American Craft Neighborhood Bar Opens

Harvard & Stone's Mia Sarazen by Caroline on Crack

I am the mayor of Harvard & Stone in East Hollywood. How did that happen considering last night was the new bar’s opening night? My blogger friends wondered, skeptical. Ha! I was able to score an interview for LA Weekly‘s Squid Ink with its general manager Steve Livigni, also of La Descarga, weeks before the…

Tonight: La Descarga Debuts New Winter Drink Menu

CORRECTION: The menu launches tomorrow night! La Descarga in East Hollywood debuts its new winter drink menu! Of course the classics and some crowd favorites remain, like Hemingway’s Daquiri and Tapping the Admiral, which LD owner Steve Livigni says is “now barrel aged for two weeks in whiskey barrels and served neat, exponentially better.” Sadly,…

La Descarga: A Little Bit of Havana With Rum, Cigars & Dancing Girls

La Descarga bar crowd by Caroline on Crack

It was a hot, sticky night in Havana. Men in suits were lounging in the new happening bar, trying to cool off with chilly mojitos and Cuba Libres. Their ladies all dolled up in clingy dresses shimmied to the thrum of the Conga music blaring through the speakers in the main room. Meanwhile a burlesque…