The Top 20 Cocktail Books – CLASS Magazine
How many of these bad boys (and yes, there are no girls here) have you read? We had a straw poll among the CLASS staff for the ‘must-haves’ that your bookshelves should be groaning under the weight of – and figured that you might be interested in the list we came up with. They’re listed in order of their publication date. Let us know what you think.
1. How to Mix Drinks Or the Bon Vivant’s Companion (1862) by Jerry Thomas
The original and arguably the best, the Professor laid it all down for us to rediscover, was a founding father of flair bartending, a blinged-up showman who set the benchmark for theatricality, and gave us the basis for a whole industry, from the Blue Blazer to RTDs. Read More
Downtown’s Hot Broadway Makeover – The Hollywood Reporter
Johnny Depp loves it, The Artist glorified it, hip hotel chain Ace just bet big on it. Now the city center’s renaissance finally hits one of L.A.’s most fabled streets.
After decades of neglect, the curtain is rising again on downtown L.A.’s Broadway, one of the city’s most picturesque shooting locations. Once lined with 34 theaters — and boasting the largest concentration of such intact venues in the U.S., with a dozen — the nine-block stretch from First Street to Olympic Boulevard is beginning to play out its next act. View Magazine Spread
Our very own Broadway Bar is in the center of all the Bringing Back Broadway action, of course. Have a drink with us and enjoy the new Broadway.
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Los Angeles, CA 90014