October 7th, 2013 — 1:10pm
Honeycut, the brainchild collaboration of Proprietors LLC’s Dave Kaplan & Alex Day and 213 Ventures Cedd Moses & Eric Needleman, is opening this Tuesday!
“Honeycut features over 3,000 square feet of space divided into two distinct rooms, each created to provide a platform where music, cocktails and nightlife intersect. The first, the Cocktail Bar, is open Tues – Sat, 6pm – 2am, featuring a billiard’s table, upholstered diamond-tufted booths, an an upright piano. The Cocktail Bar will spotlight occasional live music performances, hosting up to 65 people at a time for an intimate bar experience, The second and most active room is the Disco, open from 9pm – 2am. The Disco holds 90 guests and is anchored by an analog LED dance floor, a long open bar, and raised booth seating. During live performances, the raised seating transforms into a performance space with room for a full band.”
Opening night features a live performance by Strangeheart, the new project of Jeff Thompson from former San Francisco synth-pop band Young Digerati. Based in Hollywood, Ca., Strangeheart also consists of Brandon Queen, and the duo officially released it’s first single, ‘In Another Life’ for streaming on Soundcloud and Bandcamp at the start of the year.
See them LIVE at Honeycut October 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th starting at 10pm!
October 5th, 2013 — 10:00am
A Journey through Regional Scotch Whiskey” with Johnnie Mudell (aka Johnnie the Scot) representing Auchentoshan, Bowmore & Glen Garioch
Time of event: 7pm-10pm
Education: Four 30 minute classes (4 different groups) starting at 7:30pm, taking the consumer through the variety of regional scotch whiskey.
Guest Bartender & Scotch Cocktails: Four bartenders working with the portfolio scotches to showcase a variety of ways scotch works in cocktails
- Cari Hah: Glen Garioch
- Brent Falco: Auchentoshan 3 wood
- Zahra Bates: Bowmore
- Dave Kupchinsky: Auchentoshan 12yr (guest bartender)
We will also have an oyster station with tastes of scotch!
October 2nd, 2013 — 10:00am
Honeycut: New basement craft cocktail bar plus disco in downtown L.A., 9.26.13 – LA Times
Honeycut, a new bar opening next weekend behind the O Hotel on Flower Street, will match two distinct night-life experiences into a 3,000-square-foot basement. The first is a classic craft cocktail bar and the second is “an energy-driven room affectionately referred to as the ‘Disco,’” says David Kaplan, whose Death & Co. bar in New York won the award for World’s Best Cocktail Menu at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans in 2010. Read the rest here!