Thirsty in NOLA: Tales of the Cocktail 2013 Part One

August 6, 2013

Last month, industry professionals and sturdy livers from around the world gathered in New Orleans once again for Tales of the Cocktail (TOTC). Following last year’s massive 10th anniversary celebration, this year’s Tales was only slightly less epic in scale. From the opening Toast to Tales, to the Spirited Awards and Pig & Punch, read…

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Naomi Schimek and John Lermayer

Tales of the Cocktail 2013: Mandarine Napoléon Battle of the Sexes

July 30, 2013

On the first day of Tales of the Cocktail 2013, the Napoleon House was the site of the inaugural Mandarine Napoléon Imperial Battle of the Sexes.

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

July 28, 2013

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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Invention Bar and Lounge at LAAC

June 30: Art Beyond the Glass II

June 24, 2013

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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Erik Ellestad

Erik Ellestad Brings Savoy Cocktail Book Night to Eveleigh

June 14, 2013

On Monday, June 17, Erik Ellestad brings his acclaimed Savoy Cocktail Book Night to Los Angeles for the first time, as part of the Guest Bartender Series at Eveleigh.

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Four Roses Bourbon Magic City Cocktail Competition

June 9, 2013

Eveleigh’s own Kiowa Bryan will represent Southern California in the finals of the Four Roses Bourbon Magic City Cocktail Competition.

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Eric Alperin at The Varnish

2013 Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards Finalists Announced

June 2, 2013

The Top Four Finalists have been announced for the 7th Annual Spirited Awards, taking place on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at the 11th annual Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans.

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Negroni Week: May 27 – June 3

May 27, 2013

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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Aviation Gin and Bees Knees

Aviation Gin “Show Us Your Cocktail Art” Facebook Photo Contest

May 21, 2013

On Wednesday, May 22, Aviation American Gin launches its first official Facebook photo contest, “Show Us Your Cocktail Art.”

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Karen Grill & Chris Amirault

April 29: LA Hearts Boston at Harvard & Stone

April 25, 2013

As it did in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the Los Angeles hospitality community is stepping up once again to help a city in need.

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