Category Archives: Cocktails

‘Chill’ starts today at the Queen Mary, Bringing a California Christmas Experience to Everyone

Today, Christmas season starts in Southern California, as ‘Chill’ opens at the Queen Mary. The theme this year is a ‘California Christmas Experience’, so besides ice slides, ice skating, tubing and other fun things, guests will be able to enjoy … Continue reading

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Eureka! American Grill Opens a New Location In Irvine, Bringing Locally-grown Produce, Scrumptious Dishes, Craft Beers and Spirits

Eureka! the American resteraunt dedicated to local produce and meats as well as small batch whiskey and beer, has been quite successful in its concept for locations. When they opened their first OC spot, in the Bella Terra Shopping area in … Continue reading

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Blowin’ Smoke R&B Band With The Fabulous Smokettes Returns to Harvelle’s This Saturday Night

The Blowin’ Smoke Rhythm and Blues Band featuring the Fabulous Smokettes, by popular demand, will be performing a return engagement at Harvelle’s in Santa Monica on Saturday, November 22. The group, led by singer/bass player Larry “Fuzzy” Knight, who formed … Continue reading

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Liquid Kitty Punk Rock BBQ November 2014

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Peach Proves That Nice Girls CAN Sing the Blues at Witzend in Venice

Some people adopt a kind of music because they like it. For others, it just seems that they are born with the music in them and their careers are just built around trying to let out what’s inside. Peach, the … Continue reading

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Sassafras introduces its New Orleans-Inspired Cocktails

It’s been a little more than two years since Sassafras  rebuilt a dismantled Georgia Mansion in the interior of this unusual bar on Vine. Wrought iron, aged wood, Spanish moss and classic fixtures bring in the southern vibe as well as the … Continue reading

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Queen Mary’s Jack Daniel’s Barrel Series Dinner Last Night Was a Amazing Blending of Whiskey, Stories and Great Food

The 2014 Barrel Series at the Queen Mary in Long Beach last night as a sold-out crowd enjoyed the Jack Daniel’s Dinner. Both the food, paired by Executive Chef Todd Henderson and the choices of some of Jack Daniel’s fine … Continue reading

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Habana Cuban Restaurant in Costa Mesa Is The Perfect Place For Late Night Cocktails and Great Food

Habana, Cuba in the 1930’s and 40’s must really have been something. Incredible bars and booze, casinos, marinas, great food and entertainment, it was nearby and yet exotic. That same feeling of nearby yet exotic holds true for the Habana … Continue reading

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Tiki, Tiki, Saavy: Ventura’s VenTiki Keeps the Tiki Torch Burning Bright

Tiki Bars are of course especially suited for beach towns and there are few as ‘beachy’ as Ventura. With barely 3 blocks from Main Street and the center of downtown to the beach, Ventura is a perfect destination for those … Continue reading

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What to Do Halloween Weekend 2014 in LA

Events WEST HOLLYWOOD HALLOWEEN COSTUME CARNIVAL October 31 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM Santa Monica Boulevard Between La Cienega and Doheny  FREE (323) 848-6503 This is the biggie. If you have never done West Hollywood for Halloween you owe it … Continue reading

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