Clink glasses at home this Awards Season with one of these red carpet cocktails

Send a virtual toast to the stars this Awards Season with one of these winners. While you may not be stomping from one awards party to the next in 2021, celebrate by dressing up at home in your finest red carpet style garb and clink glasses with one of these Absolute Vodka cocktails. Absolut Gold Ingredients: 1 Part Absolut Original .5 Parts Peach Liqueur  .5 … Continue reading Clink glasses at home this Awards Season with one of these red carpet cocktails

A Pair of Holiday Cocktails to Celebrate Surviving 2020

Enough downer stuff has been written about the year 2020, so I’d like to accentuate the positive. For starters, it’s almost over. And if you’re reading this, congratulations, that means unlike hundreds of thousands of our loved ones, you survived it. This is cause for celebration.  And there is much to celebrate besides our continued existence, there’s the fact that a vaccine is on the … Continue reading A Pair of Holiday Cocktails to Celebrate Surviving 2020

Greater Palm Springs Drinks and Dining – What is open and where you can dream to go soon

By the time we all get out of Covid-19 lockdown and can move free of fear, it may feel like the Roaring 20s all over again. You might want to hug a stranger, dance in the streets, or scream for freedom. Get to know Greater Palm Springs by sipping your way around the destination’s 9 distinct cities. Many establishments offer outdoor seatings, patios, gardens, rooftops, … Continue reading Greater Palm Springs Drinks and Dining – What is open and where you can dream to go soon

Quarantine cocktails made with the Shots Box

The Shots Box, the monthly subscription box for craft spirit lovers, recently launched their Customizable Sample Box and Cocktail of the Month Box just in time for the pandemic lockdown. With most of the US population now drinking at home and saving money while doing so, spice up your weeknight, date night, or any night with these fun spirits boxes that come right to your … Continue reading Quarantine cocktails made with the Shots Box

Pacifique, your neighborly West Hollywood bistro – dishes, spirits, and mimosas to-go

The full moon in West Hollywood is not just outside but has been captured inside Pacifique, West Hollywood’s new romantic dimly lit restaurant den. A hint perhaps of their Asian-inspired cuisine but with a California French flair menu too. No need to cozy up now in a booth or meet new friends at their quaint bar, this luxe bistro remains open for delivery during this … Continue reading Pacifique, your neighborly West Hollywood bistro – dishes, spirits, and mimosas to-go

Elevate Your Italian at BG Lounge above Nerano in Beverly Hills

UPDATED: You can find Nerano and BG Lounge on Postmates and Grubhub! Now offering 15% off on take-out and delivery orders. For every $100 spent on take-out order,s you’ll earn points towards a gift card to spend on a future order. Cocktails to-go too! With room for only about 30 seats, BG Lounge above Nerano is found upstairs through a retro red illuminated alley walkway … Continue reading Elevate Your Italian at BG Lounge above Nerano in Beverly Hills

Mastro’s Ocean Club – add Chocolate Butter Cake to your Surf and Turf

UPDATED: All Mastro’s in LA are offering 10% off orders when you place it to-go. If a walk into Mastro’s Ocean Club in Malibu doesn’t make you happy to be alive than maybe nothing will. The crashing waves right outside your window-side table almost feels like you are dining on a boat. Once a former Charthouse, Mastro’s Malibu is just one of the many alluring … Continue reading Mastro’s Ocean Club – add Chocolate Butter Cake to your Surf and Turf

A Teeling Tasting at The Tasting Kitchen

It was the Irish who put the “e” in whiskey. And you can really taste the difference. Irish whiskey is distinct from other whiskies around the world, offering a flavorful profile all its own. But while the rest of the industry has relocated to nearby Cork, Teeling is proudly distilling in Ireland’s traditional home of whiskey-making. Earlier this year, the company opened the first new … Continue reading A Teeling Tasting at The Tasting Kitchen

A rotating chef series begins at DTLA’s new Abernethy’s

As I walk from my car to the new downtown Los Angeles restaurant Abernethy’s at the newly renovated Music Center Plaza, I watch teens laughing in the dancing fountains while the sunset glow bounces off the new Mullin Wine Bar and Go Get Em Tiger coffee shop. This downtown LA plaza feels so modern, clean, and slick – symbolic of a gritty downtown now on the … Continue reading A rotating chef series begins at DTLA’s new Abernethy’s