Aug. 14: Spend Your Sunday Sipping Tequila with Dan Dunn

On Sunday, August 14th, thirsty Angelenos will have not one, but two chances to sip tequila with Dan “The Imbiber” Dunn. The afternoon and evening tasting events, both hosted by the Living Loaded author, are taking place at Lexington Social House in conjunction with Ian Blackburn of LearnAboutWine.

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Next Door Lounge Opens in Hollywood

The Bar at Next Door Lounge

The Hollywood craft cocktail scene continues to grow with the debut of Next Door Lounge, which soft opened after a series of preview nights. Next Door Lounge comes from the same team that opened The Hollywood Corner, located next door to the new bar. Next Door Lounge has scored something of a coup by hiring Joseph Brooke, who was previously the Director of Spirits at The Edison.

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May 28: K&L Presents Heaven Hill Distilleries Tasting at Wood & Vine

Parker's Heritage 27 Year Old Small Batch Bourbon

On Saturday, May 28th, K&L Wine Merchants presents a special tasting event, featuring the whiskies of Heaven Hill Distilleries. Andie Brokaw will lead guests through a tasting of legendary Master Distiller Parker Beam’s acclaimed whiskies, including the Parker’s Heritage 27 Year Old Small Batch Bourbon and the Rittenhouse Very Rare 25 Year Old Straight Rye Whiskey.

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Zahra Bates Rocks the House at B-Side

Downtown is still be the place to be when it comes to the greatest concentration of craft cocktail bars in Los Angeles, but Hollywood is making some noise of its own. The latest to join the burgeoning Hollywood cocktail scene is B-Side, an intimate speakeasy-style bar tucked within the Rolling Stone Restaurant & Lounge at the Hollywood & Highland Center.

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Harvard & Stone: A Great Escape in Thai Town

Now open in Thai Town, Harvard & Stone is the latest from Mark and Johnny Houston, the owners of nearby La Descarga. Harvard & Stone follows the successful model established by its sister venue: take a dive bar, give it an aged patina that evokes another era, and have Steve Livigni and Pablo Moix create a stellar bar program.

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