Seedlip, what to drink when you are not drinking

The nonalcoholic spirit Seedlip made from botanicals was created by British Ben Branson who experimented with his garden and distillation and was inspired by The Art of Distillation, a book written in 1651 detailing apothecaries’ distilled non-alcoholic herbal remedies. After 3 years in the UK, Seedlip hit the US by storm a year ago popping up in some of the best hotels, restaurants, and bars in … Continue reading Seedlip, what to drink when you are not drinking

The Pikey, your Hollywood pub

One of the best Thanksgiving dinners I experienced in LA was at The Pikey in the heart of Hollywood. No family and no plans found me in 2013 at my nearby U.K-style gastropub curious to sample their Thanksgiving feast, a generous plate of fancy vegetables, stuffing, potatoes, and a gigantic turkey leg.  It did not disappoint, nor does any night you visit for their cocktails … Continue reading The Pikey, your Hollywood pub