Recap: Louis Anderman of Miracle Mile Bitters at the Eveleigh

Once a friend asked me how fast could I make a drink? We were standing in front of one of my favorite bartender’s well and I said emphatically, “not very fast.” Yes, I like to mix drinks but I know I could never gain the speed and grace to deal with everyone and their orders […]

Lindsay Nader Guest Bartending at The Eveleigh Tonight

  Tonight Remy Cointreau brand ambassador Lindsay Nader guest bartends at The Eveleigh tonight. Lindsay’s has worked a lot of high profile bars including P.D.T. in New York and  Harvard & Stone and Pour Vous in Los Angeles. I’ve always had fun watching her bartend including recently in San Diego for Bartenders Weekend. It’s part […]

Cocktail Highlights at The Eveleigh

  I recently stopped by WeHo cocktail hotspot, The Eveleigh. I’ve been a few times for events and a very special brunch but don’t often get a chance to just hang out.   After viewing the menu, I chose Nice Pear (rye, vermouth de Chambery dry, red anjou pears, toasted cardamon, lemon). I thought it […]

Recap: Fratelli Branca Luncheon at Scopa

Recently Fratelli Branca showcased their portfolio at a luncheon at Scopa Italian Roots, a new restaurant in Venice. We got a taste of the new Carpano Bianco, a white vermouth that’s a companion to their Carpano Antica sweet vermouth. I thought it was really interesting you could tell immediately Carpano Bianco was very much like […]

Recap: Christmas Carol-oke with House Spirits

About a year ago I tasted through some of House Spirits’ line. I was at the time most aware of their Aviation gin but really enjoyed their rum, whiskey and aquavit offerings as well. Throughout this year, I have been happy to seek it out and had the best time at their recent Aviation gin […]

Art in the Age Brand Ambassador Rachel Furman at Cole’s Tonight

Tonight Brand Ambassador Rachel Furman for Art in the Age liqueurs will be guest bartending at Cole’s in Downtown Los Angeles. There are four Art in the Age liqueurs including Root, Snap, Rhubarb (originally Rhuby) and Sage. Root tastes just like root beer. Snap is ginger and Sage and Rhubarb are self-explanatory. My favorites are […]

Savoy Stomps Through Los Angeles

San Francisco Writer-Bartender Erik Ellestad recently traveled to Los Angeles to guest bartend at Eveleigh in West Hollywood. Erik blogs about cocktails from London’s Savoy Hotel cocktail book on his blog, Savoy Stomp. The evening was sponsored by Plymouth and Beefeater gins and so all the cocktails were gin based this evening. The Eveleigh often […]

Negroni Week is Coming! June 2 -8, Drink for Charity

    Negroni Week conceived by Imbibe Magazine, a magazine dedicated to drinking, has come up with a charitable endeavor we can get behind. Over 600+ bars across the country and even around the globe will be celebrating the Campari, gin and sweet vermouth cocktail; the Negroni. Some spots will be doing their twist while […]

William Grant & Sons 2014 May Mix Off

William Grant and Sons 2014 May Mix Off Schedule is out! The Mixing Room at the JW Marriott at LA Live will once again be the spot to be Wednesdays in May from 7 to 9 PM. William Grant and Sons has tapped 16 bartenders from around the city to compete every week.  The competitions […]