Category Archives: Cocktails

Idle Hour Rolls Out the Barrel in NoHo

Idle Hour’s unique barrel-shaped structure is a survivor of America’s programmatic architecture, intended to catch the eye of passing motorists. Buildings were designed to resemble oversized things like giant donuts (The Donut Hole), and windmills (Tiny Naylors). LA may have lost The Derby and … Continue reading

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Happy Hour Deluxe comes to Del Frisco’s Grille in Irvine

Del Frisco’s in Irvine has begun their own Happy Hour for their guests. This exclusive Happy Hour, only available at the Irvine location, features several special libations and appetizers to start your fun in good taste. The VIP Martini is … Continue reading

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5th Annual Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert Highlights the Cuisine of the Coachella Valley

The 5th annual Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ will be held March 27-29, 2015. The festival is organized by Palm Springs Life magazine to showcase the restaurants of the Coachella Valley. Joining the local chefs for this three-day extravaganza will … Continue reading

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Chinatown Welcomes the Year of the Ram

It’s our favorite time of year again — the Chinese, or lunar, new year. It is the Year of the Ram, ushering in artistic potential and creativity. As usual, The Chinese Chamber of Commerce has worked in conjunction with community organizations to host … Continue reading

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Where to Celebrate Mardi Gras 2015

There were some notable Mardi Gras celebrations last weekend, and some events are happening as late as February 28th. But we are traditionalists here at The LA Beat and we will be celebrating on Tuesday, February 17th like all of … Continue reading

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Anti-Valentine’s Day Party at Birds

Not in love this year? Looking for something to do on Valentine’s Day, but avoiding the couple’s scene? Look no further. Birds in Hollywood is hosting their 20th Annual Anti- Valentine’s Party this Saturday from 8pm – Closing. The night … Continue reading

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Liquid Kitty Punk Rock BBQ Presidents Day Edition: Mike Watt, Lawndale, Free Hot Dogs and More! Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

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Bo and the Bluesdrivers Rock this Town with Upcoming Shows

Bo and the Bluesdrivers have been honing their music together for 10 years now. Meeting at an open jam hosted by Brian “Chewy” James, the group’s bass player and their drummer J.J. Garcia, it was a moment that all three … Continue reading

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SOCIAL in Costa Mesa Celebrates Mardi Gras with Authentic New Orleans Dishes and A Little Bit More

‘Laissez le bons temps rouler’ (Let the good times roll) is the slogan of the week as Mardi Gras begins for 2015. And even though there may not be parades, floats and drinking and dancing in the streets, SOCIAL in … Continue reading

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Gordon Biersch: Not Just About the Garlic Fries

When The LA Beat was invited to taste the new menu at Gordon Biersch, we did not hesitate. Although we are committed to local mom and pop spots, we do end up at our local Gordon Biersch when we want quality American … Continue reading

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