Midnight in Paris: Rendezvous at Pour Vous

Pour Vous lounge

After an extended buildout that continued to generate anticipation over the last several months, Pour Vous is now open. Steve Livigni and Pablo Moix head an all-star team that includes bar manager Dave Fernie, Adrian Biggs, Devon Espinosa and Lindsay Nader.

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Black Market Liquor Bar Opens in Studio City

Smokin' Monk

Cocktail enthusiasts in the Valley have a place to call their own, now that Black Market Liquor Bar has opened in the former Wine Bistro space in Studio City. Cocktailians on the other side of the hill will want to make the pilgrimage to Black Market as well, thanks to a stellar drink menu created by Pablo Moix and Steve Livigni.

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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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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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December 9: La Descarga Winter Cocktail Menu Launch

On Thursday, December 9th, La Descarga is debuting its Winter Cocktail Menu, an extensive list of 21 drinks from Steve Livigni and Pablo Moix. The Winter Menu is evenly divided between Classics and House Cocktails, including a whiskey barrel-aged version of its excellent Tapping the Admiral that should be ready just in time for the…

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