A Smoking Winter Cocktail Menu at 1886

The Smoking Jacket

A cocktail that comes with a Surgeon General’s Warning is just one of the surprises waiting to be sipped from the ambitious new Winter Cocktail Menu from 1886 Bar at The Raymond. For the fifth iteration of 1886’s series of seasonal cocktail menus, the bar team is focusing on the theme of “smoke and beers.”

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So Long 2010, and Thanks for All the Fish!

As 2010 draws to a close, many of L.A.’s favorite cocktail destinations are preparing to send the year off in style, with champagne-soaked events that include a downtown L.A. bar crawl, prix fixe dinners, and a black tie party set in Havana from a century ago. Stay tuned for updates as more events are announced.

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1886 Opens at The Raymond in Pasadena

Cocktail enthusiasts in Pasadena have a bar they can call their own, now that 1886 has soft-opened at the historic Raymond Restaurant. 1886 takes its name from the year that Walter Raymond first opened his eponymous hotel, before a devastating fire destroyed the property in 1895. He then opened an even grander Raymond Hotel that…

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