La Dolce Vita: Classic Cocktails, Sinatra and Bond

Frank SInatra's favorite booth at La Dolce Vita

With a nod to its history and a look towards its future, La Dolce Vita recently enlisted Amanda Gunderson to create a cocktail program dubbed L.A. Icons, featuring her takes on cocktails that were either invented in Los Angeles or have historical significance to the city.

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Fall Cocktails and More from Julian Cox

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If it’s autumn, it must be time for Julian Cox to unleash a slew of fall cocktail menus at restaurants all over town. As cocktail enthusiasts have come to expect, Cox will launch the new drinks with special one-night pricing during their debuts.

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September 28: Drago Centro Fall Cocktail Menu Launch

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On Wednesday, September 28th, Drago Centro celebrates the launch of its Fall Cocktail Menu with special $8 pricing on the new drinks. Unlike previous collaborations between Beverage Director Michael Shearin and Head Bartender Jaymee Mandeville, nearly all of the drinks on the latest menu were created by Mandeville.

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Sampling the New Fall Cocktail Menu at Dominick’s

Last week, while I was at a birthday bash for Bill Esparza (Street Gourmet LA), I sent a text to Caroline on Crack, who had made the short walk from Bill’s party at Petrossian West Hollywood to nearby Dominick’s to check out the new fall cocktail menu. Me: “How’s Dominick’s?” Caroline: “Lovely. They set me…

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