Seven Grand is a renowned whiskey bar located on West 7th Street. Seven Grand is dedicated to the appreciation of whiskey and offers an extensive collection of over 700 whiskeys from around the world. The bar features a rustic and cozy ambiance with a classic and timeless decor, creating a sophisticated yet approachable atmosphere. Along with their impressive whiskey selection, Seven Grand also serves handcrafted cocktails and hosts regular whiskey tastings and educational events. Whether you're a whiskey connoisseur or just looking to enjoy a quality drink in a stylish setting, Seven Grand is a must-visit destination.
The hottest celebrity bar in town is also one of the most exclusive. Situated atop the ritzy Mondrian Hotel, long lines wait for a shot to enter the Skybar, very common, yet comfortable cocktail lounge. Guests at the hotel are guaranteed entry. The space itself is very low-key and open-air. Stars mingle with their friends amid gorgeous city views. If you can get in, it is worth the experience.
Still commonly known as the "Rainbow Room," this fabled Sunset Strip institution continues to deliver a good time with live rock shows, fun finger food and late-night dining. The roomy interiors consist of a dining room, several bars, upstairs dance floor and patio decorated with kitschy rock 'n' roll memorabilia, Christmas lights, burgundy leather booths and even a vintage arcade game. The food offered is an Italian-American fusion of popular munchies such as pizza, sandwiches, steaks and a diverse vegetarian selection. Keep in mind that it is possible to reserve special seating above the stage.
Flickering candles, mysterious pink curtains and subdued lighting welcome you into the Abbey in West Hollywood. This popular bar, lounge and restaurant offers you not only a mixed range of appetizers and entrees, but also yummy drinks like chocolate and watermelon martinis. Enjoy the cool vibe of the lounge on the terrace or the kitschy atmosphere indoors. At night, the Abbey is a well known gay bar and welcomes everyone regardless of whether they are gay or straight. So come and visit and dance the night away!
The Bruery operates from the heart of Placentia, offering locally made craft beer that plays with the conventions of Belgian brewing. Started by brothers Patrick and Michael Rue, Bruery is the end result of a passion for home brewing and a love of experimentation. Several exotic ingredients form the basis for these innovative brews, fresh picked lavender and Thai basil making appearances in otherwise conventional ales. To further this quality, Bruery ensures that its brews are never filtered or pasteurize, retaining every ounce of their original character. The Bruery's unique flavors and passionate ethos make it a worthwhile stop during tasting hours.
The special magic and charm of tiki bars and the magic of Disney come together at Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar at the iconic Disneyland Hotel. This delightful themed bar near the pool area of the hotel is based on the classic Disneyland Jungle Cruise ride. From the Hawaiian shirt clad bartenders to the Disneyfied tiki decor, there is fun in every part of this bar. As soon as you order your drink, a bit of Disney magic kicks in with all the bells and whistles-literally. In addition to the surprisingly strong drinks for Disney, Trader Sam's also serves up a menu of contemporary, internationally-inspired appetizers and a few burgers and sandwiches. For adults who are looking to escape the crowds of strollers for a little while, Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar is a welcome retreat.
Rusty's Rhythm Club offers weekly swing dances weekly at the Elk's Lodge in the Playa Del Rey suburb of Los Angeles. All ages welcome and a full bar, Rusty's dances take place each Wednesday and the first Friday of the month. Beginners can partake in a quick 30 minute dance lesson at the beginning of the session, while seasoned dancers can brush up on their skills. All dances feature live music by local swing bands.
If you're looking to join a spirited artsy crowd in a bustling and bantering wine-tasting, look no further. With reasonably priced and smartly grouped flights of three to five wines in generous pours, Silver Lake Wine hits the spot. Complementary bread-cheese-and-charcuterie baskets are passed around liberally. The warm wooden interior, washed in high-key lighting and lined with wines from every corner of the world, makes for a stimulating backdrop for the bohemian invasion taking place every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday night. Come and engage in unabashed libations and get your fill of Silver Lake people-watching and snippets of the latest scenester gossip. But note, Silverlake Wine is a well-stocked and personable wine store in and of its own right, open daily, albeit it shines brightest for its congenial weekly wine socials.
Owned and run by the celebrated Ray Buhen, popularly known among masses as the bartender to the stars, Tiki-Ti is a historic and eccentric bar. The moment one steps in, patrons are greeted with a mélange of bright and vibrant artefacts. The ambiance sets the mood for the gala time that is assured here. The Hawaiian getaway is popular for the assortment of cocktails served here. In addition to the heady tropical drinks, patrons can also savor the scrumptious Philly Rolls that have many a locals returning time and again.
Carlitos Grandel goes far and wide to entice and satisfy its diners, beginning with genuine Argentine wine. The menu features mouthwatering dishes like Papa Fritas, Chorizo, Provolone, A La Florentina, and Ravioles de Porcini Al Burro, which are steeped in Argentine traditions. While live piano music serenades the diners, the delicious aroma of the food engages the taste buds in gustatory pleasure. A dreamy venue, the dining room is decked out with trinkets and memorabilia from Argentina, transporting one into memories of that region. Dine here to experience the delights of Argentine cuisine for yourself.
On what is known as the San Fernando Road Craft Beer Corridor, the Brewyard Beer Company is an amazing craft brewery in Glendale. Located in an industrial park under the bridge, at first this spot may not seem like much but once you step inside to the industrial chic taproom you'll feel the trendy yet laid back atmosphere. You can even enjoy your beer while playing darts or one of their board games.
Alosta Brewing Co. is one of the most popular craft breweries of Ontario. Located in the heart of Covina, it is run by a team of brewing enthusiasts who have been churning out some delicious brews for a few decades. Some of their legendary brews include Saison Blue, oatmeal stout and Sally. Alosta also has to its credit some prestigious awards won at several national and regional-level events.