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Cocktail Los Angeles

The Raymond 1886 Plagues of Egypt (Drink of the Week)

In the Book of Exodus, God unleashes 10 Plagues of Egypt, including fiery hail and frogs, compelling the Pharaoh to free enslaved Israelites. This isn’t typical cocktail fodder, but bartenders Jesse Gomez and Adam...
Cocktail Los Angeles

Rossoblu Brodo Mary (Drink of the Week)

Sotto has been one of my favorite Italian restaurants since opening in Beverlywood to start 2001. Rossoblu is the grand Bologna-style follow-up from chef Steve Samson and wife Dina at City Market South in...
Cocktail Los Angeles

The Slipper Clutch Bourbon + Root Beer (Drink of the Week)

Punk rock and highballs have the power to unite talented people. 213 Hospitality teamed with The Varnish co-founder Eric Alperin and veteran New York bartender Richard Boccato on The Slipper Clutch behind Bar Clacson...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Top 10 Drinks of 2017

Every Friday, Drink of the Week celebrates my favorite beverage from the previous seven days. To end the year, discover my 10 favorite Drinks of the Week in 2017. I live in Los Angeles...
Cocktail Los Angeles

SOCA Gin & Tonic No. 2 (Drink of the Week)

Any neighborhood of note needs a catchy nickname. I’ve floated ShOaks by a few people when referencing Sherman Oaks, but it probably won’t stick. Conversely, chef Aaron Robins and his GM/partner Rory Snipes, two...
Cocktail Santa Barbara

Ty Lounge G&T Sueño (Drink of the Week)

On my honeymoon to Spain, I enjoyed endless variations on the country’s signature cocktail: gin & tonic. It was a welcome surprise to see a similar commitment to the drink at Ty Lounge, the...