Have a few drinks with the authors of the 12 Bottle Bar So, it’s not actually 12 bottles that you’ll be consuming on this bar hop, but rather a few select libations that you could make if you had The 12 Bottle Bar, the latest bar book written by husband & wife team David Solmonson […]
SunCafe reopens in a bright new space with beer, wine, & creative mixed drinks. If you are vegan in the valley, you knew about SunCafe. Heck, sometimes it felt like everyone and their mom was trying to fit into that tiny little restaurant, so I’m sure more than one of your non-vegan friends also knew […]
Gaze off into infinity. Forget your deadlines, your back pain, your car payment, and your nagging neighbor. Be present. That’s what a yoga practice asks of you, but that’s not a simple request when your gym is downstairs from your office or you’re doing asanas in a stuffy room looking at traffic through the window. […]
Thanks for tuning in for some booze talk! Thanks to everyone who tuned in to America’s Secret Slang to see me talk about the etymologies of words like bar, booze, and punch! I have enjoyed reading your messages and seeing so many new faces on my Facebook Page. I hope you enjoyed the show! Don’t […]
Summer is the season of soirées. The long days of summer entice us to gather together to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors that have been hidden from us all winter. Whether you’re hanging out on a blanket on the grass, sunning on a beach towel in the sand, or lounging by the pool at a backyard barbecue, this Summer Picnic Punch is made for sharing and will guarantee that you’ll get invited back.
Artisanal LA = Handmade to the max. Celebrate Earth Day & Spring with the best that handmade LA has to offer. Featuring 200+ edible and home good makers, artisans, food crafters and chefs plus local art installations, author book signings, panels, workshops and demonstrators, Artisanal LA’s Spring Show will be rockin’ at downtown’s LA Mart. Artisanal […]
The Roger Room has a new Spring Menu. Since California knows nothing of seasons, winter being just a name we call 3 months out of the year, it is nice to mark the advent of Spring in our calendars with something significant. Some choose Groundhogs; I choose cocktails. Voted Best West Hollywood Bar by LA […]
The Old Fashioned is a sexy drink. Simple. Strong. Nearly naked.
No doubt, it doesn’t hurt that this drink has some sexy spokespeople. There’s the Mad Man himself, Don Draper, in his impeccable suit with rocks glass in hand. And show of hands, how many women dropped their panties for Ryan Gosling when he made the perfect Old Fashioned in Crazy Stupid Love?
Five years ago, a handful of dedicated cocktail authorities and historians had a dream. This dream was to find a place to preserve and showcase the distinctly American art of the cocktail. They wanted a place that would educate and advance the evolution of the cocktail community. That dream was made into reality in The […]