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The Bar’s Open: The Triumphant Return of L.A.’s Classic Dives

Drink-slingers from Sherman Oaks to the South Bay tell us how these beloved bars withstood the pandemic shutdown—and what it's been like to open their doors once again
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Hard Kombucha Is This Summer’s Drink of the Moment

Put down the White Claw and pick up the new hip sip
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L.A. Bars Hope to Bounce Back from the Pandemic with a Little Help from Their Old Regulars

After more than a year of closures, attempted reopenings, and quickly changing regulations, L.A.'s beloved watering holes are finding their footing
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Can the Bar Industry Be Rescued? Naturally, We Asked Jon Taffer

The ’Bar Rescue’ host talks the future of drinking out, filming during COVID, and setting his sights on Vegas during an unprecedented crisis
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Where to Get Some of the Best Margaritas in L.A.

Shaken or frozen, with salt or without. However you like your margarita, these spots won't disappoint.
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This Cannabis-Infused Mocktail Fights Bloat—and Boosts Your Mood to Boot

Bartender Dave Whitton of DTLA's Prank bar developed this yummy recipe for the new book ’The Art of Cooking with Cannabis’
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Bottle Shops and Liquor Stores Had a Big Year, but What Happens When Things Go Back to Normal?

When bars closed, specialty liquor shops and wine stores were saving graces. As bars prepare to reopen, store owners hope their new customers will stick around