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

Home Bar Basics 2nd Edition

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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Call for Entries: Viva Sangrita!! Viva Tequila Ocho!! Numero Tres

Blue agave field in Los Altos

Entries are now being accepted for the third edition of Viva Sangrita!! Viva Tequila Ocho!!, the annual nationwide competition that challenges bartenders to create “original, thought and palate-provoking” sangritas to pair with one of Tequila Ocho’s current releases. [...]

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Tequila Against Cancer at Next Door Lounge

Enrico Caruso

On Sunday, November 13th, Christine England is hosting a tequila tasting at Next Door Lounge to raise funds for Enrico Caruso, who was recently diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer. Caruso (a healthy lifestyle advocate and lifelong nonsmoker) is well-known as a pioneer in the tequila industry’s organic movement. [...]

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Aug. 14: Spend Your Sunday Sipping Tequila with Dan Dunn

On Sunday, August 14th, thirsty Angelenos will have not one, but two chances to sip tequila with Dan “The Imbiber” Dunn. The afternoon and evening tasting events, both hosted by the Living Loaded author, are taking place at Lexington Social House in conjunction with Ian Blackburn of LearnAboutWine. [...]

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LA Street Food Fest – 2nd Annual Summer Tasting Event

Rose Bowl Field - 2010 Summer Tasting Event

The LA Street Food Fest returns with its 2nd Annual Summer Tasting Event, taking place at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, July 16th. All-inclusive tickets include unlimited samples from 75+ food vendors, cocktail bars and tequila tastings, an Ice Cream Social, music and much more. [...]

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June 15: ¡Viva Sangrita! ¡Viva Tequila Ocho! at The Edison

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Tequila Ocho and The Bon Vivants have teamed up to launch a nationwide sangrita competition, asking bartenders to create original sangritas to pair with one of the three current Tequila Ocho releases. [...]

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May 18: Herradura Double Barrel Reposado Pairing at WEST

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On Wednesday, May 18th, WEST Restaurant & Lounge is hosting an exclusive Herradura Double Barrel Reposado Pairing, featuring six small plates paired with six Herradura tequila cocktails. [...]

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Cuatro de Mayo Celebration at La Descarga

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Special guest Bill Esparza will be leading the house band during La Descarga’s Cuatro de Mayo Celebration, featuring tequila and mezcal-fueled cocktails and shots, and free food courtesy of the Camarena Tequila Taco Truck. [...]

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Cinco de Mayo 2011: Bring On the Agave

border grill margaritas

Cinco de Mayo may have limited national significance in Mexico, but here in the U.S. and elsewhere, it’s a great day to celebrate Mexican culture by imbibing some of its finest exports. Bars and restaurants all over town will be hosting special events on the day that honors the Mexican Army’s victory over the occupying French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. [...]

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Espolón Tequila Cocktails and Taco Trucks for Cinco de Mayo

Sidra de la Mula

To liven up this year’s Cinco de Mayo festivities, Espolón Tequila asked Eric Alperin, H. Joseph Ehrmann and Adam Schuman to create cocktails to pair with taco truck offerings in their respective cities. [...]

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