Tag Archive: Marcos Tello

Cocktail Social Calendar: Sangrita Kickoff Party at Neat, Guest Tiki Series at Spare Room, Mirabelle $2 Cocktail

Marcos Tello by Caroline on Crack

Usually I save events for my weekend roundups but these cocktail events take place this week, starting tonight! Tonight 5-7pm: Boozeday Tuesday Kicks Off at Ford’s Filling Station Mixologist Joel Black (Comme Ca, Three Clubs) has taken over the cocktail program at this Culver City gastropub and is bringing the booze. Every week, starting tonight,…

Tom Bergin’s Tavern Is Open and Irish Whiskey Fans Are Smiling

Tom Bergin's Tavern Irish coffee cocktails by Caroline on Crack

For those in the back who didn’t hear, yes, the revamped Tom Bergin’s Tavern on Fairfax Avenue in Mid-City is now open. And not to fret, fans of the iconic Irish bar, the only real changes are its Irish whiskey list, its food and the smell of its interior. Suffice it to say, all changes…

Kentucky Derby 2012 Viewing Parties: Free Mint Juleps, Best Hat Contests + Cocktail Recipes

Ferget Cinco, this Saturday, May 5 is Derby Day! And that means huuuge, fanciful hats, mint juleps and gambling on horses racing the 2012 Kentucky Derby! Gooo, I’ll Have Another! (I just like the name, heh.) Always so much fun when you can find the right viewing party. Fortunately here are a few to choose…

The New Tom Bergin’s Tavern: Shamrocks Saved, Largest Irish Whiskey Collection, Irish Whiskey Only Cocktail Menu

Nobody panic. The Tom Bergin’s shamrocks aren’t going anywhere. Mixologist Marcos Tello assures me that if anything they will only suffer a light dusting. And Marcos would know. He’s the one who has been brought on by Tom Bergin’s Tavern‘s new owners, Warner Ebbink and Executive Chef Brendan Boudet (Little Dom’s, Dominick’s), to do the…

Win a Bar Tab: Spare Room's Inaugural Bartenders With Bar Tabs Auction and Boxing Day Social

Next Monday win a dream drink date with the L.A. brand ambassador/bartender (and their bar tab) of your choosing at Spare Room’s Boxing Day Social, a cocktail event whose proceeds will go to the Hospitality Kitchen, a Skid Row soup kitchen. About eight L.A.’s barsmiths will hit the auction block and Dan “The Imbiber” Dunn…

Last Night at Spare Room’s Tiki Night: Flaming Cocktail Bowls and Zombies

Marcos Tello by Caroline on Crack

Leave it to Mr. Aidan Demarest to go out with a bang. Last night was his grand finale as director of beverages for Hollywood Roosevelt’s Spare Room. And it also happened to be Tiki Night featuring the cocktail stylings of the very talented Marcos Tello (The Varnish) and John Lermayer (The Florida Room, South Beach)….

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…

This Weekend: Beck at the Bowl, Coney Island Wine Pairing, Creaky Tiki

Thursday, August 25 Locals’ Hour at Playa Learn from one of the best in the cocktail biz, Angeleno Magazine’s “Best New Mixologist” Julian Cox. He’ll teach you some of his trade secrets for you to try at your own cocktail parties. Best part is that the class is free and you can imbibe the lesson…

Vote Now: Who's the Best Bartender in All of LA?

Mark this down on your social calendar, cocktail fans: On October 9, the L.A. cocktail community will be celebrating Table 20’s 2nd Annual L.A.’s Best Bartender as nominated by you and ultimately voted on by an esteemed panel of judges the night of the event. At Downtown’s Elevate Lounge, guests will be treated to boozy…

This Weekend: Tiki Time at 1886, Unique LA Summer, Bluegrass Pig Roast

It’s already August? Where’d the summer go? Better get the last days of the season in by enjoying them the following ways. Friday, July 29 New Summer Cocktail Menu at 1886 Nothing says summer like tropical drinks and Marcos Tello and the 1886 crew know it. Their new 16-drink summer cocktail menu debuts this week…