Speed Rack San Diego, Ivy Mix at Sadie

Yael Vengroff - Speed Rack National Finals 2012

Speed Rack, the first nationwide competition created by and for female bartenders comes to San Diego on March 3, 2013 for an extraordinary event that combines world class bartenders, spectator sport and fundraising to fight breast cancer.

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An Evening in Spain: Fig & Olive Opens in Los Angeles

On March 5th, Los Angeles became the first West Coast location for Fig & Olive, the New York-based temples of olive oil that feature the flavors of the French Riviera and coastal regions of the Mediterranean. Giovanni Martinez is consulting on the cocktail menu, a mixture of signatures and classics.

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Oliver Jones Named Winner of the 2010 Jimmy Barela Award

Oliver Jones has been named the winner of the 2010 Jimmy Barela Award, which honors the legendary bartender who held court at Cole’s Red Car Bar for 65 years. Jones, who can be found behind the stick at Las Perlas and Tengu (Westwood), bested eleven other competitors in a cocktail showdown that took place at The Varnish on Repeal Day.

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