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The Varnish

Bartender Los Angeles

Interview: bartender Devon Tarby (The Varnish)

When Devon Tarby graduated from high school, she knew two things, that she wanted to live in L.A., and that an office job wasn’t for her. Since she’d been playing the piano and singing...
Bar Crawl Los Angeles

Blogger Bar Hop Careens Through Hollywood, Los Feliz, Pasadena and Downtown on the Trolley of Death

Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla’s e-mail arrived on December 28, enlisting a crack group of cocktail commandos to join her and “L.A. cocktail ringleader” Aidan Demarest on a bar crawl. It was the...
Cocktail Los Angeles

The Varnish Initial Report and Cocktail Menu

Last night, acclaimed bartenders Eric Alperin and Sasha Petraske and history-conscious entrepreneur Cedd Moses opened The Varnish behind Cole’s. Frequent Food GPS contributor Matthew Kang was there and reported about the experience on his...
Bartender Los Angeles

Interview: bartender Chris Ojeda (The Varnish + The Edison)

Cocktail culture is thriving in large part due to a passionate contingent of exceptional bartenders and mixologists. This feature places a spotlight on the craftspeople behind the bar, and not just the structure itself....
Bartender Los Angeles

Interview: bartender Eric Alperin (The Varnish)

Cocktail culture is thriving in large part due to a passionate contingent of exceptional bartenders and mixologists. This feature places a spotlight on the craftspeople behind the bar, and not just the structure itself....