Category Archives for Cocktails

Los Angeles Magazine Whiskey Festival

Last night, LA Magazine held its first Whiskey Festival at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.  With over a dozen distillers including Balvenie, Four Roses, Glenmorangie, Kikori, it was quite an opportunity to try some really incredible whiskey, scotch, … Continue reading

19. February 2016 by The Offalo
Categories: Cocktails, Events and Festivals, Whiskey | Leave a comment

Sips & Sweets 2015 by LA Weekly

LA Weekly‘s second annual Sips & Sweets festival took place at Magic Box, part of The REEF complex, on Saturday, December 12, 2015.  The event featured 20+ “Sweets” purveyors and nearly as many “Sips” mixologists and bartenders.  I tried plenty … Continue reading

15. December 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: Cocktails, Desserts, Events and Festivals, Pastries | Leave a comment

Ceviche Project at Skybar

Last month, I experienced one of those “only in L.A.” moments that I’ve encountered just a handful of times since moving to the left coast over a decade ago.  I found myself at Skybar in the Mondrian Hotel in the … Continue reading

14. August 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: Ceviche, Cocktails, Mariscos, Mexican, Peruvian, Seafood | Leave a comment

Umami Burger’s Tasting Menu

Last month, I was invited to try Umami Burger‘s 9-Course Tasting Menu challenge!  I gathered up three poker buddies and descended on Umami’s Hollywood location on a cloudy Saturday afternoon.  Two and a half hours later, we had worked our … Continue reading

12. May 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: American, Cocktails, Events and Festivals, Gastropub, Hamburger | Leave a comment