Tag Archive: First & Hope

Drink Night: Red Rover Throwback at Schmeven Schmand

You may not know this about me but I can hold a grudge. Especially when it involves kicking me off my favorite bar stool in L.A. However, since I love the bartenders who came together to open up a certain downtown whiskey bar back in 2007, I have to tell you about their special drink…

TONIGHT: All-Star Bartenders Night at First & Hope

OK, L.A. you’ve shown you love having all your favorite bartenders in one space, as is proven in the popular guest bartender nights at The Edison’s Radio Room and First & Hope’s Red Rover, Red Rover (both by Tello/Demarest cocktail consultants). So tonight in celebration of the success of these events as well as their…

My 5th Blogiversary Party at First & Hope + Cocktail Punch Recipe

If you were a reader of my blog two years ago, no doubt you attended my 3rd blogiversary party at Bar Lubitsch. That was a big ‘un with liquor sponsors and a raffle-like giveaway. Since this year was my 5th, my friends and crackheads were asking if I had planned to do anything that big…

Domaine de Canton Cocktail Competition at First & Hope

Last week I was fortunate enough to be invited to be one of the judges at the Domaine de Canton cocktail competition held at downtown’s First & Hope Supper Club. I know. Squeeee! Along with renowned mixologist Alex Day (formerly of Death & Co., now cocktail consultant with Proprietors, LLC), Dan “The Imbiber” Dunn and…

Cocktail Menu for Tonight's First & Hope Red Rover Bar Night

I know I already wrote about First & Hope Supper Club’s Red Rover, Red Rover event but this time I was able to get the cocktail menu! Yup, as a reminder: Red Rover, Red Rover is First & Hope’s new bar night tonight. Yes, nearly a month before the supper club’s official opening on April…

5 Things I Learned From My Booze Fast

After 39 lonnnng days I finally broke my booze fast with a Dalmore Scotch lunch at the Varnish yesterday. Contrary to popular belief, most days this fast — inspired by Lent but by no means religious — was easy to pull off. I never got the shakes or spontaneously salivated, although in the second week…

First & Hope Supper Club Debuts With a New Bar Night: Red Rover, Red Rover

OK, so First & Hope Supper Club didn’t open last night as planned and will instead open up toward the end of this month. That’s OK, though, because Aidan Demarest and Marcos Tello of Tello/Demarest Liquid Assets cocktail consultation want to kick things off with a bang. And their new bar night, Red Rover, Red…

The Wine House Road Trip 2010: Dinner at First & Hope With Tequila Ocho

The Wine House’ Road Trip 2010 has lined up what’s probably one of the best destinations ever for a party bus and it’s only a 12.4-mile bus ride away. On Thursday, March 11 the Westside wine store is presenting a very special evening at the not-yet-opened First & Hope Supper Club, hosted by Tomas Estes…