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Mid-City: Gin and Tonics at Fountain Bar at The Grove

I was lured over to the Fountain Bar at The Grove with the promise of a custom gin and tonic bar. Named after the giant fountain in the center of the Grove, it seems like the bar just suddenly sprang up out of nowhere. 536 more words


Pasadena: Tacos at Trejo's Cantina

After checking out the nearby Pasadena Museum of California Art, we wandered over to Trejo’s Cantina for a snack. It was a Sunday afternoon and I thought a shot and a beer would be part of our Sunday Funday. 254 more words


Chinatown: Drinks at Apotheke LA

I’ve been anticipating Apotheke opening in LA since I heard about it in late 2013. After some time had passed, I had forgotten it was opening. 374 more words

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The Minty Mixes: Hot Toddy for the Cold/Flu Season

The first drink I had in 2018 was a hot toddy I had to make myself because I was miserable with a cold/flu. I didn’t go to a doctor to find out what the fever/aches/chills/coughing/sneezing were all about but I suspect it was the awful flu that’s been going around. 397 more words


Mid-City: New Winter Drinks at Roger Room

I sought refuge at Roger Room a few weeks ago and discovered they had a new drinks menu for the winter. But I couldn’t resist my fave… 395 more words

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Beverly Hills: Cocktails at Bibo Ergo Sum

Bibo Ergo Sum opened a couple of months ago in Beverly Hills. It’s a beautiful bar that reminds me of both the past (art deco) and the future (movies like Blade Runner). 701 more words

Restaurant Reviews

Beverly Hills: Steak and Whiskey at Ocean Prime

My friends always want to know where to get a good steak. So I felt it was my duty to check out all the new hot spots for a good hunk of meat plus copious amounts of whiskey. 395 more words