Umami Burger New Year's Special
Umami Burger locations in Los Feliz, Pasadena and Hollywood as well as Umamicatessen downtown will all offer $5 glasses of Champagne, $3 Singha and discounted burgers and food specials all night until closing.
WHAT: Umami Burger New Year's Special
WHEN: Monday, Dec. ... More >>
The Parish, downtown's new restaurant wedged into the narrow flat-iron space on Spring Street, opened a few weeks ago -- but you might not guess it after look around. Chef Casey Lane took inspiration from downtown Los Angeles so-called "golden era" of the 1920's and 30's in creating the space's vint ... More >>
Not too long ago, many Angelenos had never heard of a "gastropub." (Some of us confused it with "gastropod" -- a snail or slug with one big foot doubling as a stomach.) The word emerged in London in 1991, combining "gastronomy" and "pub" to describe bar fare more sophisticated than the traditional s ... More >>
Deborah StollJonathan's Judging TableThe tequila cocktail contest held last Sunday at The Varnish was organized by Raul Yrastorza, manager of 213's forthcoming venture, Las Perlas. "There's a brotherhood of bartenders downtown right now that's really exciting," said Yrastorza. "This event is ... More >>
If you've ever wondered why there are no Scottish Olympians, it's because they drink whiskey instead of water. Or so says Martin Daraz, Highland Park's Brand Ambassador who last Tuesday led a Scotch intensive at Seven Grand.
Free to members of the Southern California United States Bartending Guild ... More >>
The Blood and Sand Cocktail is named after a 1922 movie starring Rudolph Valentino and Rita Hayworth, which, in turn, was named after a book published in 1908 by Spanish novelist and political activist, Vincente Blasco Ibanez. Both book and film tell the tale of Juan Gallardo, a bullfighter who rise ... More >>