THE BELMONT: Takes the Edge Off

Smack dab in the middle of La Cienega’s restaurant (and nightclub) row, The Belmont Cafe offers a great deal for any end-of-the-day or end-of-a-long-fun-night appetite. Happy Hour runs daily fromContinue ReadingContinue Reading

National Tequila Day: July 24

Shake up some "south of the border" fun for National Tequila Day in these L.A. hotspots: Copa d’Oro Sip on a bevy of tequila based cocktails such as Rhode IslandContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Tales Hopping

Tales of the Cocktail is one part party, one part educational intensive. For people giving seminars, managing clients, throwing the parties, writing articles or any combination thereof, it is alsoContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Bigfoot Lodge West: A Mountain Man-Worthy Retreat for Beach Dwellers

Westside Whiskey lovers rejoice!  You don’t have to drive all the way to downtown to get some brown spirit lovin’.  The brand new Bigfoot Lodge West has brought them toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

BAR FOOD: Please Your (Hungry) Inner Child

Remember the excitement you felt as a kid, when your team won the big game, or you discovered that special prize at the bottom of your Cracker Jacks? Thanks toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Karlssons: Silky Swedish Potato Vodka

I am one of those people who feels that every spirit deserves attention.  In the realm of classic cocktails, there are those who feel that vodka should be overlooked becauseContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Kai Vodka Cocktails

Love the exotic?  Dream about Hawaii?  Ever wonder what rice-based, lychee flavored vodka would taste like in a cocktail?  Try these on for size…Continue Reading

BAR CHLOE: In the Mood for A Little “Ooh La La?”

The Third Street Promenade may not be the Champs-Élysées, but sashay into Bar Chloe on 2nd Street, and you just might feel a little of the “sultry glamour” of aContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Where Hollywood & Cocktails Collide

My pal Cheryl Charming aka Miss Charming™ says that cocktails in cinema have been around since Hollywood’s humble beginnings.  However, it wasn’t until after prohibition, the depression, and the beginningContinue ReadingContinue Reading

P. Diddy’s “White Party” to End Malaria

The 4th of July may scream barbeque and fireworks to some, but to Sean (P. Diddy) Combs and Ashton Kutcher, it was dedicated to helping others via Diddy’s infamously gloriousContinue ReadingContinue Reading