Tag: bars


Hotel Dispatch: Grand Pigalle

It seems these days a hotel can be created around a destination restaurant so why not a cocktail bar or at least the spirit of the cocktail? That’s the question being posed by the new Grand Pigalle boutique hotel in SoPi. “The concept is bed and beverage, says Hotel Co-Owner […]

City, Paris

Le Bar Kléber at the Peninsula Paris

This historic room at the Peninsula Paris was the backdrop for the end of the Vietnam War. It has been reimagined as one of the city’s most beautiful bars. The new Peninsula Paris hotel is located in a stunning Haussmannian building near the Arc de Triomphe with a very storied […]


Shrub Love

Not that long ago a friend asked me if I’d ever heard of drinking vinegars—sort of a fruit infused vinegar syrup otherwise known as a shrub. A lover of all things tart and tangy I was embarrassed to admit I hadn’t. I immediately set to work researching this trend and […]


High Class Hooch in Utah

  Utah’s first “legal” distillery since the 1870’s, High West honors the state’s surprisingly rich distilling history. The restaurant, saloon and distillery is housed in a restored historic stable and victorian home. The painstaking renovation was done impeccably and maintains the original integrity and feel of each structure while adding […]


Prep Kitchen-Little Italy

Whisknladle Hospitality’s newest restaurant is Prep Kitchen Little Italy. The restaurant serves the same great seasonal comfort food you’ve come to expect from their outposts in La Jolla and Del Mar, except this time it comes with an expanded space and a full bar serving craft cocktails. I’m convinced the […]


The Lion’s Share

This bar/restaurant is the latest San Diego spot to jump on the craft cocktail band wagon. It’s a crowded field and the decor may be reminiscent of Craft and Commerce but The Lion’s Share is definitely worth checking out. The cocktails are seriously good and the food is more than […]