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Whisky: The Manual by Dave Broom

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Dave Broom’s new book is about how to drink whisky, drawing on 500-plus years of history to expand the possibilities beyond drinking it straight, to include mixers both traditional and unexpected. [...]

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Touring the Cocktail: Los Angeles Series Launches at Dominick’s

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On Monday, April 7, 2014, the Museum of the American Cocktail (MOTAC) presents “A History of Gin in Five Cocktails,” the first lecture of the Touring the Cocktail: Los Angeles series. [...]

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Checking Out The Other List at The Corner Door

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At The Corner Door, bartender Beau du Bois features The Other List, a cocktail menu that he offers to selected guests who are ready to go to the next level. [...]

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The Varnish Celebrates 5 Years, Launches Bartender Reunion Series

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Time flies when you’re having fun: The Varnish is celebrating its five-year anniversary on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. For this special event, two of The Varnish partners, Eric Alperin and Sasha Petraske, will be mixing cocktails from 7pm to 11pm. As part of [...]

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François Vera: From Curitiba to Pour Vous

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Pour Vous bar manager, François Vera has helped open some of the best bars in Los Angeles, quietly making an impact on the city’s thriving cocktail scene. [...]

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All the Booze That’s Fit to Print: The Best Cocktail Books of 2013

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Whether you’re a cocktail newbie or a veteran drink slinger, you’re sure to find something of interest in this list of the best cocktail books of 2013. [...]

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An Auspicious Debut by Drago Centro’s Jason Eisner

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Bar manager Jason Eisner has recently launched his first cocktail menu at Drago Centro in downtown LA. [...]

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Home Bar Basics 2nd Edition Launch Party at Goldie’s

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On Sunday, September 29, Dave Stolte is guest bartending at Goldie’s for the Home Bar Basics 2nd Edition Launch Party. The event is a celebration of the new and improved version of “Home Bar Basics (and Not-So-Basics),” the cocktail book that Stolte wrote, designed and illustrated. [...]

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A New Chapter for Story Tavern

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Located on a quiet stretch of San Fernando Boulevard in downtown Burbank, Story Tavern is much more than your average gastropub. [...]

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Thirsty in NOLA: Tales of the Cocktail 2013 Part Two

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Dale DeGroff at Juniperlooza

Dale DeGroff at Juniperlooza

CONTINUED FROM THIRSTY IN NOLA: TALES OF THE COCKTAIL 2013 PART ONE

The second half of Tales of the Cocktail 2013 would bring a few surprises, including drinks from a New Orleans legend, an unexpected tasting, a [...]

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