A Light Bite at STK

Restaurant Row on La Cienega is a fun place to play after dark. But now, thanks to STK’s new happy hour “Bite While It’s Light” menu, its easier than everContinue ReadingContinue Reading

MICHEL DOZIOS: Chillin’ in L.A.

A good cocktail is but the sum of its parts: freshly squeezed or muddled produce, well-crafted spirits and bartending technique are elements of the perfect drink.  Therefore, to those whoContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Celebrate Cachaca Day (June 12) with Boca Ginger Fizz!

This cocktail, designed by Anika Zappe, is a spicy, sultry and sweet way to celebrate your “inner Brazilian” on June 12, otherwise known as Cachaca Day!  Whether gearing up forContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Drinking in Cyberspace: Welcome to the Global Happy Hour

“The Aviation cocktail was like a secret handshake into the club.” David Wondrich was discussing the evolution of online cocktail culture alongside classic cocktail resurgence in bars, worldwide.  The factContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Macau In the Making

In its evolution towards becoming “The Vegas of the East,” Macau has hit many of the right notes. The Macau edition of The Venetian dwarfs its older sibling in termsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Playing the Numbers at XIV

Step into XIV on Sunset, Tuesday-Saturday from 6-8, and indulge in a deal as pretty as pearls—without the extravagant price tag. The terrace patio is home to the new “6ixContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Summer Makes a “Cameo” at the Viceroy

Santa Monica’s Cameo Bar at the Viceroy Hotel welcomes back summer with amazing deals on “Summer Fridays” and “A Taste of Tuesday” for the duration of bikini season.Continue Reading

Liza Weisstuch, Contributor

Liza began her writing career as a theater critic in Boston, but she quickly realized that the bar was the place to go to find guaranteed drama and comedy onContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Natalie Appears in Dan Dunn’s video on Playboy.com

Top Chef Stefan Richter and Steve Livigni from The Doheny pair food & drinks in Santa Monica.  Cocktails & nibbles – then Dan invites me to give a little tipsyContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Beefeater 24: Debut “Tea” Party in NYC

The invitation was simple: “You’re invited to tea,” yet there was nary a teacup to be spotted at NYC’s Ella on a Monday night in late April. The stylish crowdContinue ReadingContinue Reading