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Brewery Whittier

Whittier Brewing Co., Flowers + Infinite Wishes

It is a romantic name with Valentine’s Day around the corner. Poet Gardens is the dining/food hall where Whittier Brewing Co. set up shop. I mentioned this brand new brewery in my new and...
Beer Cocktail Los Angeles

Colonia Publica Michelada La Morena

The michelada may be North America’s greatest beer cocktail. The sessionable beverage is best known for combining Mexican beer with Clamato, chile, lime, and salt. Really, though, the michelada is a genre of beer...
Chef Los Angeles

The Bottle Room: Craft Beer + Comfort Food in Whittier [CLOSED]

Chef Tony Alcazar presides over The Bottle Room, a brick-walled gastropub in Uptown Whittier that he co-owns with a pair of firefighters. Craft beer lovers already view The Bottle Room as a destination thanks...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Interview: Beer Pro Tony Alcazar (The Bottle Room)

Tony Alcazar has been making sure that the City of Whittier has been both well fed and well stocked with craft beer via The Bottle Room in Uptown. We recently traded e-mails with Chef...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Craftsman and The Bottle Room Pair Well Together

Avid readers of this column will know that I am a fan of the beer dinner and they don’t just occur during L.A. Beer Week. The Foundry has been doing a few and a...
Restaurant Whittier

Phlight: Helping Revitalize Whittier with Wine and Tapas

By opening Phlight, a tapas restaurant and wine bar, husband and wife Jay and Nikomi Arroyo are spearheading an effort to revitalize Uptown Whittier, a quaint stretch of storefronts and restaurants in The 562,...