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The Varnish Turns Five: Drink Up and Help Celebrate
1 year ago by Besha Rodell
The Varnish, 213 Nightlife's acclaimed bar in the back of Cole's, celebrates its fifth anniversary today. To honor this milestone, the bar will be hosting a number of special events, beginning tonight, Feb. 24, with its officia...
The Medicina Latina: Aidan Demarest's Favorite Tipple
2 years ago by Lesley Jacobs Solmonson
Bar None is part of a part of an ongoing series that explores local bartenders' favorite ingredients, familiar haunts, tipple of choice and "scientific" methods. Aidan Demarest knows what he likes. When Demarest opened his own...
Hey Bartender: A Movie Celebrating the Modern Cocktail Movement Premiers in L.A.
2 years ago by Besha Rodell
Director Douglas Tirola originally set out to make a movie about corner bars, "but it's not the best time in history for the corner bar." So instead he made a movie about what it is the best time in history for: modern cocktail bars...
Cocktail Nerdom: Prohibition, Those Who Flouted It + Eric Alperin's Scofflaw Cocktail Recipe
3 years ago by Besha Rodell
Prohibition, the law that prohibited the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol in the United States, was ratified as the 18th amendment on Jan. 16, 1919, and went into effect on Jan. 16, 1920. In other words, this day 93 ...