The Winners of the Time Out LA Bar Awards 2016

The best bars and bartenders were lauded last week at Time Out LA’s inaugural Bar Awards in the historic The Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA. The cocktail culture has grown leaps and bounds in the past few years, so it was only fitting that ...Read More

Retro Cocktailing with Vinyl Rewind

Drinking Whiskey & Mixing Cocktails with the Vinyl Geek Drinking with friends is far more entertaining than drinking alone, so when my friend Eric asked me to join him for a whiskey tasting, naturally I obliged. Eric is the the Vinyl Geek and host of ...Read More

I Heart Irish Whiskey

6 Irish Whiskies You Want to Drink Beyond St Patrick’s Day I love Irish Whiskey. It’s always the place I start when I am introducing a non-whiskey drinker to the brown spirits. There’s an accessibility, with the light fruit undertones and lower proofs that ...Read More

Yo. Sip this new SPRITZ.

Yo. The Ludlows Kids have got a new Kickstarter and a new music video. Remember when Ludlows wanted to change your life with pre-packaged jello shots? Well now they’re offering you life of the party status, in the form of a bottle… of spritz. ...Read More

Golden State of Cocktails 2016

Make plans for your bartenders weekend: You’re going to Golden State of Cocktails Golden State of Cocktails is back in the City of Angels. Celebrating all the delicious traditions, tastes, and techniques that contribute to the state of modern mixology, Golden State of Cocktails ...Read More

Your Favorite Drinks of 2015

Cheers to 2015! There were many delicious ways to imbibe and indulge! These were the drinks you liked the most on Instagram – hopefully you had a chance to taste them! From the top right: Ancho-Villa at @TheTacoteca by the amazing @gioconda_s who is ...Read More

Black Cocktail for Black Friday

Who said Black Friday had to be about shopping? Black Friday is getting a makeover, with retailers like REI keeping their doors closed and some State Parks encouraging people to get out into nature and enjoy one another’s company. So give thanks, kick your feet ...Read More

Make the Most out of your Movember

Getting your Mo on Hey y’all – You know it’s Movember. The month when random people you know start sprouting furry caterpillars on their upper lips for the sake of men’s health. This year you can still go the classic route & grow a ...Read More

Beyond Brown, Bitter, and Stirred

Used to reaching for a Manhattan when you want a drink that’s brown, bitter, and stirred? Bartenders these days are venturing beyond the Boulevardier & Old Pal into new territory. Incorporating amaros and other barrel aged spirits, making this category of cocktails so popular, ...Read More

Rooftop Film Club LA

Add another date night spot to the list. Rooftop Film Club has it all. Stunning views. Complimentary blankets and cookie butter ice cream, made on site with nitro. Nuff said. With luxe movie going experiences popping up all over the place, it was time ...Read More