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May Mix Off Competition

A stately glass structure rising above LA Live, the JW Marriott watches over all the hottest events downtown. The JW, if I may deign to be so familiar, is home to many world class dining establishments, including Wolfgang Puck’s WP24 & Nest, Ford’s Filing ...Read More

Prom + ComicCon = PromiCon

What better way to celebrate the self imposed season of love – Valentine’s Day – or Single Awareness Day – with the most awkward memory of your adult life, Prom. For 5 years now, Big Bar in Los Feliz has been dusting the mothballs ...Read More

Golden State of Cocktails

It’s here! Part cocktail education, part cocktail celebration, all California Dreamin’ – it’s the Golden State of Cocktails (GSC), the 2nd annual festival to celebrate that hallowed beverage we all know and love: the cocktail. On January 26 through January 29th, the Los Angeles ...Read More

What are you doing for Repeal Day?

If Drinking had a high holiday, that holiday would be Repeal Day. On December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment was fully ratified in our Constitution which effectively repealed the 18th Amendment, the very malefactor that had brought about Prohibition in the first place. Thus, drinking ...Read More

Holiday Cocktails for TheLip.TV

Some Cocktail Inspiration for Holiday Entertaining I had the pleasure of sharing some of my favorite Holiday Cocktails with Leslie Durso and TheLip.TV! The Holidays can sometimes be stressful, so I wanted to help take the edge off with some easy cocktail ideas that ...Read More

Whisky Live LA 2014

Ah, it’s like Christmas has come early. Whisky, Whiskey, Rye, Bourbon, Scotch: you can choose your pleasure this Friday, November 7th at the 6th annual Whisky Live at the Hyatt Regency Century City. If you are a fan of dark spirits (raised eyebrow) like ...Read More

12 Bottle Bar Hop

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 ...Read More

New Spring Menu at the Roger Room

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 ...Read More