14 hours ago | Alcohol & Spirits
The whiskeys Van Winkle are lauded as the best bourbons by some and dismissed as over-aged hype by others. One thing is for certain: the line of aged spirits — which range in maturity from 10 to 23 years — are increasingly difficult to find. When ...
2 days ago | Alcohol & Spirits
It's difficult to imagine a more American pairing than bourbon and jerky. The former is our native spirit, born of bluegrass. The latter conjures images of rugged cowboys roaming the open prairie. On the palate, they make perfect stablemates. The ...
14 days ago | Beer
Sure, the L.A. dining scene is teeming with restaurants offering exceptional wines and craft beer from across the globe. But after adding libations to the bill, prices can soar into the stratosphere, turning an ordinary night out into a wallet-sap...
1 month ago | Sandwiches
Despite our reputation as carb-shamers, we Angelenos have a soft spot for a stellar sandwich. The city has a long tradition of delivering a unique take on meat-between-bread, stretching back at least a century — to when either Cole’s or Phillipe’s...
1 month ago | Beer
The only thing as important as craft beer to Scott Francis is his hometown, Santa Monica. "We decided early on that if we couldn't brew our beer in Santa Monica, we weren't going to brew at all," says the president and CEO of Santa Monica Brew Wor...
3 months ago | Beer
Cellaring alcohol is no longer the exclusive right of the wine lover. The ever-increasing masses of beer enthusiasts are dedicating more and more room in the backs of their closets for aging cherished bottles. But as with wine, not all beers were ...