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The Varnish Celebrates 5 Years, Launches Bartender Reunion Series

Eric Alperin at The Varnish

The Varnish

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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June 30: Art Beyond the Glass II

Invention Bar and Lounge at LAAC

Building on the bonds that were forged at the inaugural Art Beyond the Glass between bartenders, brands and community, Art Beyond the Glass II is taking place on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at the historic Los Angeles Athletic Club in downtown LA. [...]

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Tiki Nights Times Two in Los Angeles

Tiki Tuesdays at La Descarga

La Descarga and The Spare Room are carrying the LA tiki torch by featuring a stellar lineup of guest bartenders throughout the Endless Summer. [...]

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Have Some Frosty Fun with 1886 Bar’s Winter Cocktail Menu

El Frosty cocktail at 1886

With new Bar Manager Rosie Ruiz and a new Winter Cocktail Menu, it’s a change of seasons and a changing of the guard for 1886 Bar at The Raymond. [...]

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A Conversation with Cole’s Bar Manager Brent Falco

Brent Falco at Cole's

If you haven’t been to Cole’s lately, or if you’ve never had a drink at the oldest public house in Los Angeles, there’s never been a better time to head downtown and belly up to the Red Car Bar. [...]

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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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Weekend Brunch at Tom Bergin’s: 76 Years in the Making

Horseshoe Bar - Tom Bergin's

Tom Bergin’s now serves weekend brunch, the first time the landmark Irish tavern has done so in its 76-year history. [...]

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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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Summertime is Tiki Time in Los Angeles

Tiki cocktails - The Spare Room

As Los Angeles continues to endure a sweltering heat wave, the timing couldn’t be better for three stellar tiki events taking place over the next several days. [...]

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Take a Spirited Summer Vacation at 1886

Strawberry Paleta - 1886

1886 Bar at the Raymond has launched its Summer Cocktail Menu, a collaborative effort that may be the best one yet from the creative team of bartenders. [...]

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