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Birds and Bees: ’50s Styled Crafted Cocktails are Swinging into DTLA!

Birds & Bees is just a hop and a skip north of Grand Central Market at 207 Broadway. As you search for this hip watering hole, you’ll drift through a parking lot to a nondescript iron gate, down a couple of … Continue reading

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Terrine Introduces Their Spring Cocktails

On Wednesday night, Terrine hosted a cocktail party to debut their new spring cocktails. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere, casual but chic, and we love their famous patio. Head Bartender Ryan Wainwright has divided his menu into five cocktail categories: Bubbly and Refreshing; Crisp … Continue reading

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Townhouse Saloon and Del Monte Speakeasy in Venice Bring the Roaring 20’s Alive with Repeal Day Festivities this Friday

A few months before the Repeal of Prohibition Amendment, the 21st Amendment, was ratified by Congress on December 5, 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill allowing the manufacturing and sale of 3.2 percent beer. His famous quote after … Continue reading

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Tiki, Tiki, Savvy: 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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Rum was the Drink of the Day at the Tiki Oasis in San Diego

Last weekend’s Tiki Oasis event in San Diego was a resounding event, with thousands of happy guests attending concerts, dances, car shows and more. The drink of the day, of course, was the Island staple, rum. Several symposia, rum tastings, … 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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Everything is Beautiful… At Yamashiro

Oh, Hollywood… that troublesome, pesky Hollywood! We Angelenos love it, but in the same way that we love our handsome dog that bites or our glamorous aunt who drools. The love affair can be hard to explain when people visit … Continue reading

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Refreshing Summer Drinks at Moko

Moko is an elegant but understated Asian-fusion restaurant in Culver City (Moku = Modern Korean). The bar area, though not a “scene” is a relaxing place to settle in with one of their cooling cocktails. The sake and soju menu is varied, … Continue reading

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