Owner: Nathan Hazard, Cocktail Consultant.
Where: Highland Park.
Prized Possession: “A true swizzle stick—or bois lélé—is a tined branch cut from a Caribbean swizzle stick tree and, with perfect crushed ice, is intrinsic in properly preparing swizzle cocktails.”
Owner: Tomm Carroll, Beer Blogger.
Prized Possession: “My four-tap kegerator is always stocked with suds made at craft breweries less than 15 miles away, such as Monkish, Smog City, Strand, and Three Weaver.”
Owner: Chris Conaway, Bartender.
Where: Mount Washington.
Prized Possession: “I specialize in making whiskey-based stirred cocktails, so I would be dead in the water without my trusty bar spoon and a Yarai mixing glass.”
Owner: Rich Frank, Producer, Vintner.
Where: Beverly Hills.
Prized Possession: “I made a ‘patriarch’ cabernet in honor of my 98-year-old dad. Also, my German shepherd, Riley, is the ideal wine-drinking companion because he doesn’t talk back.”