Category Archives: Cocktails

Eureka! American Craft Grill opens in Huntington Beach with great food, craft beers and artisan whiskeys

The new kid on the block in Huntington Beach’s Bella Terra is Eureka! American Craft Grill. Nestled in the base of one of the residential buildings in the plaza of Bella Terra, with a stunning patio and waterfall to enjoy … Continue reading

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All-Star Chef Classic Grill and Chill

At Saturday night’s “Grill and Chill,” All-Star Chef Classic co-founders and executive directors Krissy Lefebvre and Lucy Lean outdid themselves with a fun, laid-back barbeque and beer event. Presented by DineLA, the spacious tent maintained a club-like ambiance with a DJ spinning 80s and New Jack Swing … Continue reading

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Map to Pubs in Los Angeles 2014

In honor of St Paddy’s Day, here is our annual map of the pubs of Los Angeles. Scottish pubs are Blue, English pubs are red, and Irish pubs are naturally green. The map is set up to be updated by … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Abigaile

Abigaile turns 2 years old this month as chef Tin Vuong and Jed Sanford continue their bid for world domination, or at least South Bay domination. Since opening Abigaile, the duo have opened the nouveau Vietnamese Little Sister in Manhattan Beach to rave … Continue reading

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Where to Celebrate Mardi Gras 2014 in Los Angeles

So we missed the big parades in Long Beach and Venice over the rainy weekend, but there are a lot of good times still waiting to be rolled on Tuesday. As all New Orleans locals know, there is no flashing outside … Continue reading

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Slater’s 50/50 creates delicious burgers, cocktails and more with bacon

Slater’s 50/50 is a small chain of restaurants with six locations from Pasadena to San Diego. Their claim to fame is the burger, which, as the name implies, is a mix of 50% ground beef and 50% ground bacon. Slaters … Continue reading

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Toast the Oscars with Official Governor’s Ball Cocktails

 BLOOD AND SAND .75oz jw black .75oz sweet vermouth (Martini Rosso or Cinzano Rosso work fine) .75oz orange juice .75oz Cherry Heering (cherry liqueur) orange peel garnish More cocktails after the break!

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Broadway by Amar Santana makes a trip to Laguna Beach a dining necessity

The show is ready to begin as Chef Amar Santana (c) guides his chefs while guests watch the open kitchen from the Chef’s Bar  For years, people have been driving south from L.A. to Laguna Beach for the art galleries, … Continue reading

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Launch Week Party kicks off Orange County Restaurant Week, now thru March 1

On Saturday, Orange County Restaurant Week had their annual Launch Party. The event featured many of Orange County’s top restaurants, as well as several wineries, breweries and spirits vendors sampling their wares. The Orange County Restaurant Week, which officially began … Continue reading

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Great Scotch and delicious food at the Queen Mary’s Peerless Spirits Scotch Dinner

Last night, the Verandah Deck on the Queen Mary was the location of a marvelous nightcap as guests enjoyed an exquisite Partagas cigar and a vintage glass of The MacCallan Scotch as the final course of Thursday’s Peerless Spirits Scotch … Continue reading

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