Posts tagged "Cocktails"
Messhall: Comfort in Silverlake

Messhall: Comfort in Silverlake

Immortalized in Vince Vaughn’s Swingers, the space formerly known as The Brown Derby, is today the epitome of Silverlake hipster chic. Messhall, as it is now known, has settled comfortably into its epic environs with an updated menu of comfort food that has afflicted locals and foodies from all over Los Angeles alike with brief...
Tres: Tres Chic

Tres: Tres Chic

In Los Angeles, mention the name of José Andrés and you’ll likely hear shrill, near orgasmic moans about the James Beard award-winning chef’s celebrated The Bazaar restaurant at the SLS, to which foodies, local and otherwise, make regular pilgrimages. That the Philippe Starck-designed Bazaar has reached the apex of the ever-changing list of Los Angeles...
In Pictures: Holiday Cheer with Olga Valentina

In Pictures: Holiday Cheer with Olga Valentina

Olga Valentina may be relatively new to Hollywood, but she has certainly not let any grass grow under her high-heel clad feet since touching down in Tinseltown.  In the space of a few short years, the self-proclaimed ‘beauty from Moscow’ has completed a year-long conservatory program at the acclaimed Lee Strasberg School in West Hollywood and...
Villains Tavern’s Reinvention

Villains Tavern’s Reinvention

The cavernous and popular downtown hideaway, Villain’s Tavern, has enjoyed an enthusiastic following ever since the space threw open its doors in the not so distant shadow of the famed Los Angeles 6th Street Bridge back in 2010. But in a city where what’s hot and what’s not can shift over the course of a...
The Churchill: Redefining Contemporary L.A. Cocktail Culture

The Churchill: Redefining Contemporary L.A. Cocktail Culture

A drink or a cocktail? It’s not the eternal question, but it is a frequently asked one. As those of us who partake know, there are times in life when you just want a drink. You know the moments. The ones where a couple shots of liquor poured over ice and mixed with juice or...
The Churchill: Redefining Contemporary L.A. Cocktail Culture

The Churchill: Redefining Contemporary L.A. Cocktail Culture

A drink or a cocktail? It’s not the eternal question, but it is a frequently asked one. As those of us who partake know, there are times in life when you just want a drink. You know the moments. The ones where a couple shots of liquor poured over ice and mixed with juice or...
The Best Martini in London

The Best Martini in London

Cheers from Merry Olde England, darlings! I’ve just landed in London (aka my home away from home) and I’ve already gotten into the swing of nightlife in my personal favorite city in the world, enjoying several martinis along the way, of course. Divine! Speaking of Martinis—those beautiful, clear, mind-numbing libations that bring such joy and...
Gay LA: Best gay bars and clubs in Los Angeles

Gay LA: Best gay bars and clubs in Los Angeles

TimeOut Los Angeles From West Hollywood institutions to hip Silver Lake alternatives, we give you the 10 best gay bars and clubs in LA. Photograph: Courtesy The Abbey Best gay bars and clubs in LA: The Abbey When it comes to gay bars and clubs in Los Angeles, options abound. To help you choose from the best bars in West Hollywood, Silver Lake and...
Hot in the City Trend Alert: Sur Lounge, West Hollywood

Hot in the City Trend Alert: Sur Lounge, West Hollywood

I think everyone should have a place outside of home that feels like home. For lack of a more original idea, I might call it a place where everyone knows your name. In another era, such a place might have been something along the lines of a gentleman’s club or even a country club but...
Welcome to The Hotel California…..Well, Maybe

Welcome to The Hotel California…..Well, Maybe

On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair Warm smell of colitas, rising up through the air Up ahead in the distance, I saw a shimmering light My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim I had to stop for the night There she stood in the doorway; I heard the mission...