Booze and Vinyl 2022: Electric Boogaloo

Gibson cocktail and vinyl records

Record Store Day is back for its 15th anniversary on April 23! To celebrate, I’m putting the band back together for another edition of Booze and Vinyl, an ongoing series inspired by the excellent cocktail book of the same name by André and Tenaya Darlington. Volume 2 was just published by Running Press, featuring 70…

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Booze and Vinyl: Deep Cuts

Ryan Wainwright's record collection

As with any great book or party – especially a party with a bunch of vinyl junkies – there are numerous conversations that will be inspired by “Booze and Vinyl.” I reached out to fellow crate diggers from the bar industry to share their own album and cocktail pairings.

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Boxing Day Social at The Spare Room

Spare Room Boxing Day Social 2011

On Monday, December 26th, Naomi Schimek is helping to spread some holiday cheer by hosting a special Boxing Day Social at The Spare Room in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. All proceeds from the event go to the Hospitality Kitchen (aka the “Hippie Kitchen”), a soup kitchen operated by Los Angeles Catholic Worker in Downtown LA’s Skid Row.

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