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Caña Rum & Coconut Water Labor Day Weekend Special

Rum & Coconut Water - Caña Rum Bar

On Sunday and Monday of Labor Day Weekend, Cãna Rum Bar is featuring its Rum & Coconut Water for just $10. Even better, Caña GM Allan Katz has shared the recipe! [...]

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A Dazzling Weekend Brunch at Sunny Spot

Salt Cod Brandade Benedict

With its sun-splashed patio and colorful decor, Roy Choi’s Sunny Spot is tailor-made for a fantastic weekend brunch. Several months after its opening, the Venice restaurant is at last debuting a new Brunch Menu. [...]

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May 8: The Wine House Clear Spirits Fest

On Tuesday, May 8th, The Wine House presents its first Clear Spirits Fest, an evening of education and mixology featuring Aidan Demarest, Marcos Tello and a dizzying array of spirits. [...]

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Caña Spring Cocktail Menu and Two-Year Anniversary

Luau Old Fashioned

Time flies when you’re having rum, and just ahead of Caña Rum Bar’s two-year anniversary, GM Allan Katz has debuted the Caña Spring Cocktail Menu. [...]

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Blue Skies Ahead for Roy Choi’s Sunny Spot

Brian Butler

Roy Choi has opened Sunny Spot in the former Beechwood space in Venice. Sunny Spot marks his third collaboration with bar owner and restaurateur David Reiss, and features cocktails by A-Frame’s Brian Butler. [...]

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La Descarga Launches Fall Cocktails and Wednesday Music Night

Aperol M'ama

For the first time since it opened, La Descarga has launched a cocktail menu that doesn’t include new drinks created by Steve Livigni and Pablo Moix. The Fall Cocktail Menu has 16 drinks, mostly created by head bartender Kenny Arbuckle, along with Meghan Malloy and Armando Conway. [...]

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Tasting 6 Rums I’ll Probably Never Taste Again at Tales of the Cocktail

Six Rums You'll Probably Never Taste Again

At the sold out Tales of the Cocktail seminar 6 Rums You’ll Probably Never Taste Again, moderator and renowned rum authority tastes attendees through six rare and exclusive rums unavailable to the public. [...]

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Debbi Peek Wins USBG Piña Colada Competition at 2011 Tales of the Cocktail

Piña Colada

At the 2011 Tales of the Cocktail, seventeen bartenders from around the country presented their interpretations of the classic Piña Colada at the USBG Piña Colada Competition. Chicago’s Debbi Peek took the first place Judges’ Choice and Best Technical Performance awards for her “No Passport Required.” [...]

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Don vs. Vic at 320 Main: Everybody Wins!

Mai Tai

320 Main was the setting for a tiki showdown of epic proportions: Don vs. Vic, a head-to-head battle between the cocktails of Don the Beachcomber and Trader Vic. The clash of tiki titans was the second edition of 320 Main’s Tiki Night series, taking place at the Seal Beach restaurant on the last Monday of every month. [...]

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Learning About a Revolutionary Spirit at Caña Rum Society

Three American Rums

The June meeting of Caña Rum Society featured a fascinating lesson on rum’s history in America and a tasting of three American rums: Prichard’s Fine Rum, René Alambic Rum, and Charbay Tahitian Vanilla Bean Rum. [...]

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