Essential Cocktails: How to Make, and Where to Find, the Perfect Margarita

Bartender Raul Yrastorza from downtown's Las Perlas shares his recipe for the perfect margarita, along with a little history lesson. Wait... did he just say the Margarita originated in England?!

If California’s Last Don the Beachcomber Closes, a Fascinating Chapter in Tiki History Ends

There's more to the story than a guy and his tropical drink recipes

How Not to Drink Like Drunk Uncle on Thanksgiving

L.A. bartenders and a sherry expert share their favorite low-ABV options for the holiday, plus recipes

Master the Manhattan: Six Ways To Make This Classic Drink Awesome

It's time to improve your cocktail game.

Inside the Retro L.A. “Cantina” That Will Sell Thousands of Margaritas on Cinco de Mayo

The best Cinco de Mayo party in Los Angeles means margaritas, Sunset Strip antics, a cult—and a few ghosts
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Celebrate Repeal Day at These Prohibition-Era L.A. Haunts

Raise a drink to the day Prohibition ended
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Every Signature Tiki Drink at Pacific Seas, Ranked

The tiki bar inside of Clifton's Republic is making the classics classic again

How the Chef’s Old Fashioned Became Bestia’s Most Popular Cocktail

Spoiler alert: lardo-infused bourbon was a huge factor

Behind the Bartender: Alex Day of Honeycut

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How Harvard & Stone Plans to Win Best Bar in America

New Bar Manager Aaron Polsky’s got a plan to snag the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Award