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Negroni Week: May 27 – June 3

From May 27 to June 3, Los Angeles bars participating in Negroni Week are featuring a Negroni or a variation, with proceeds going to a local charity. [...]

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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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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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Tales of the Cocktail 2012: Ode to The Spare Room

Ode to the Bowl punch bowl - Tales of the Cocktail

To kick off the 10th annual Tales of the Cocktail, The Spare Room hosted Ode to the Bowl, featuring twelve teams from across the country competing in a raucous bowling tournament at the historic Rock ‘N’ Bowl in New Orleans. [...]

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Thirsty in NOLA: Tales of the Cocktail 2012

Second Line - Tales of the Cocktail

Bartenders, spirits brands, imbibers, foodies and the sturdiest livers from around the world are heading to New Orleans this week for the 10th Annual Tales of the Cocktail. [...]

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An Evening of Tiki at The Spare Room

The Spare Room Evening of Tiki

On Wednesday, May 23, The Spare Room launches An Evening of Tiki, a monthly series of “island-inspired cocktails and music,” featuring guest bartenders from LA and across the country. [...]

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Boxing Day Social at The Spare Room

Spare Room Boxing Day Social 2011

On Monday, December 26th, Naomi Schimek is helping to spread some holiday cheer by hosting a special Boxing Day Social at The Spare Room in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. All proceeds from the event go to the Hospitality Kitchen (aka the “Hippie Kitchen”), a soup kitchen operated by Los Angeles Catholic Worker in Downtown LA’s Skid Row. [...]

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Get Pickled with The Spare Room’s Fall Happy Hour Special

Ludlow Street Collins

After taking guests on a summer vacation to Nantucket, The Spare Room travels to Manhattan’s Lower East Side for its Fall Happy Hour Special, courtesy of new Beverage Director Naomi Schimek. [...]

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On the Trail of LA’s Bourbon Cocktails

Gingered Bourbon Lemonade

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month, and Angelenos can vicariously join in the festivities by enjoying Kentucky’s finest in cocktails all over town. Our round-up begins in Marina del Rey, heads east into downtown, and ends in Pasadena. [...]

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Sipping Through a Sizzling Summer with ROOT and SNAP

root & snap

With many parts of the country wilting under a punishing heat wave, Art in the Age Spirits (AITA) has thoughtfully been gathering and sharing recipes for summer cocktails featuring its two unique liqueurs, ROOT and SNAP. [...]

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