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Thirsty in Seattle: Battle of the Sexes at Liberty Bar

Just before the 2013 edition of Portland Cocktail Week, eight of LA’s top bartenders stepped behind the stick for an epic Battle of the Sexes at Liberty Bar in Seattle. [...]

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LUPEC LAdies at La Descarga

Cari Hah and Jaymee Mandeville

From September 10 to October 1, LUPEC LA is hosting four consecutive Tiki Tuesdays at La Descarga. [...]

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All Roads Lead to Los Angeles

Dushan Zaric in the R&D Bar at Harvard & Stone

An influx of bartenders, brand ambassadors and bar owners is helping to accelerate LA’s growth as a world class cocktail city and industry hub. [...]

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Novo Fogo Bars on Fire: Lil’ Twisted Heats Up Caña Rum Bar

Jaymee Mandeville & Cari Hah

Novo Fogo Organic Cachaças and Lil’ Twisted recently took over Caña Rum Bar with the first Los Angeles edition of Bars on Fire, an ongoing series of events that offers thirsty patrons a few hours of “Brazilian Zen.” [...]

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December 26: 2nd Annual Boxing Day Social at The Spare Room

Boxing Day Social 2012

On Wednesday, December 26th, The Spare Room is hosting the 2nd Annual Boxing Day Social, featuring the Bartenders with Bartabs Auction. Proceeds from the event benefit the Hospitality Kitchen in downtown LA. [...]

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LA Hearts NY Raises $5000 for USBGNY Sandy Relief

LA Hearts NY raises $5000 for the New York chapter of the United States Bartender’s Guild (USBGNY) to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. [...]

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Drago Centro Winter Cocktails: Jaymee Mandeville’s Best Menu Yet

Black Leaf at Drago Centro

With her new winter cocktails, Jaymee Mandeville’s ambition is matched with a confidence that results in the best cocktail menu since she assumed the reins at the Drago Centro bar. [...]

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November 20: LA Hearts NY – Fundraiser for Sandy Relief

LA Hearts NY

LA Hearts NY is taking place on Tuesday, November 20th in the R&D Bar at Harvard & Stone. Cari Hah and Jaymee Mandeville will feature their Lil’ Twisted Sangrita pop-up, followed by the dynamic duo of Zahra Bates and Mia Sarazen. Proceeds benefit USBGNY. [...]

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October 3: Drago Centro Fall Cocktail Menu Launch

Break Maiden - Drago Centro

It’s been quite a summer for Drago Centro bar manager Jaymee Mandeville, who launches her new fall cocktail menu on October 3rd. [...]

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A Taste of The Taste: Cocktail Confidential

The Taste - Cocktail Confidential

On Saturday night of The Taste, LA’s thriving cocktail culture was in the spotlight at Cocktail Confidential, co-hosted by LA Times food and nightlife writer Jessica Gelt and acclaimed mixologist Julian Cox. [...]

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