Bars

14 Tax Day Drink Specials

14 Tax Day Drink Specials

Happy Tax Day! We made it this far. Now it’s time to drink. Several bars in in Los Angeles are offering drink specials to celebrate either giving our money to the government, or getting it back. The 1933 Group – proprietors of LA’s key vintage-style […]

How to Love Los Angeles

Take the train to Union Station. Yes, LA has a metro.  Ride it, take note of its uncanny timeliness (trains arrive on schedule to-the-minute). Observe the diversity of the ridership. Check out the neighborhood-centric art at the stations. Walk around Union Station, gawk and its […]

The City Observed: Tony’s Saloon

The City Observed: Tony’s Saloon

I asked for a Red Hook cocktail with Bulleit Rye, but the bartender suggested something else. A Red Car Named Desire is made with rye, luxardo, and cassis, with a peel of lemon. At first taste, it was too sweet for my liking, but it […]