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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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Tales of the Cocktail 2013: Boston’s Drink Named World’s Best Cocktail Bar

Drink General Manager John Gertsen

The 2013 Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards were in a New York state of mind, but it was Drink from Boston that took home the top prize, World’s Best Cocktail Bar. [...]

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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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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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Christopher Day Wins 4th Annual Jimmy Barella Bartending Competition

Christopher Day at Cole's

On the eve of Repeal Day, Christopher Day wins the 4th Annual Jimmy Barella Bartending Competition at Cole’s with a two-part, deconstructed cocktail. [...]

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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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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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