Friday, June 29, 2012

SIPPING @ LACMA - Arts , Culture & Cocktails !

          " LACMA " = Los Angeles County Museum of Arts








MIRACLE " 8 MILE "

Bourbon
Meletti Amaro
Orange Peel



On a Warm Summer's Night , Great Dranks , People Watching & Great Installations :

This Combo Makes for a Type of Performance Art in it's Self ~


Live Jazz , Picnic Action on the Back Lawn , Restaurant & Bar all Hiding behind the huge Entry into -
 " LACMA "

Now Entering to Festivities ~~~~~





I see my Peeps , But I should grab a Cocktail ~~~~~~








" MEXICALI "

Tequila
Licor 43
Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice



People Watching & Dusk about to Fall , We should check out the Restaurant -
" RAYS " & " STARK BAR "



" RAYS " is Happening !


                                   
                                                       " STARK BAR " is Going !

A Sneak Peak to the Music ~~~


My Peeps are calling for a Refreshment Break , Featured Drank ;  I think ? ! ( Actually Yes )












" ROSE WISHES & LAVENDER DREAMS "


Gin
Chateau L'Afrique Cotes de Provence Rose
St. Germain
Lavender Syrup
Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice

Ooooo this is Great , You must See Their Philosophy ~~~~~

But ,  Not Least ,  Listening to Music while experiencing Art ( INSTALLATION : Lights ) ~~~~~~





 Performance in Art !




http://www.lacma.org/visit/plan-your-visit/restaurants

http://www.patinagroup.com/restaurant.php?restaurants_id=133



Sunday, June 24, 2012

MERCEDES Drive You Must , Walk Or Bike Here !


                                                                  "Mercedes 300SL "

                                   Potent ! You have a choice between Don Julio or Patron ,
                                         of Course I chose PATRON w/o Ice or Blended



Nice After a  Late Saturday Night .................


 I rode my Bike to get here , which is Sweet , a lil exercise to make up for yesterdays damage .....


A slight overcast but the Sun does Come in ~


Surfs about to be Up ~~





Ooooo , My Girl had to Have a Good Old Classic : " Bloody Mary " then We Move On from that.....



 I cruised on my Bike To Meet my Friends & See some Stuff & Goings On ............


From the Venice Pier I watch a few Surfers Catch some Waves ........


 Cruised a bit , now back 2 " MERCEDES " ...



                                        " BAIL OUT "    Mon - Fri    Specials & Happy Hour
                                     

 "INDUSTRY NIGHT " 1/2 Off All Cocktails   9 - 11pm  Every Tuesday !




                                                " MERCEDES HOUSE MARGARITA "

                              Suaza Gold Tequila + Triple Sec + Freshly Squeezed Lime +
                                                Orange Juice + A Splash of Sweet & Sour


                                                         Even Birdy's in on the Action !


                              " MERCEDES " I'll be back for another great Ride ~~~~~~~~~~~

                                                        http://www.mercedesgrille.com/

Sunday, June 10, 2012

O My LORD , Have MIXOLOGY on Us

 Yes , Nails Done , Hair Did , Me & My Girls are ready to do Damage !

                                       " MIXOLOGY 101"

Oooooo Boy ! More then 70 Specialty Cocktails !!!!!!!!!!  AND They Have A PHILOSOPHY !!!


Just The Beginning : " SPICY FIFTY "



Uh , This is the 1st of several & I can tell You it was & is Worth the Hike Up these Towering Steps !




Ok, Now We Made it up in here in our Towering Heels & Get-Ups ,
It's Time To Take Care Of Business ~


Next on the Menu : " GRACE "                                                       ( & I'm saying Mine ! )




COCKTAIL RECIPE WALL !





Patio connection w/ cross over bridge to " PLANET DAILIES "- " MIXOLOGY 101 " other half   ~



Yes Yes Yall.................... " SUNBURN MARGARITA " 


More sipping takes place, but we are gonna come back @ another time to reveal the other half 
 " PLANET DAILIES "...........So  PART 2 is COMING !


Dranks / Dranks & more Dranks / Music ( DJ ) / Sports on Flat Screens ~~~~~~
Aaah, it's Time to  Find The Elevator ~~~~~


                                                                                                         http://www.mixology101la.com/
             
                                                                                                                   

Friday, June 1, 2012

STAIRWAY to HEAVEN

Way Way Up @ the Top of the Sky in NEIMAN MARCUS 90210 there is Heaven : A BAR !
 ( Not to say that the experience of Neimans it's self isn't Glorious ............ )


                                                " GRANDE CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL "

 * Veuve Clicquot Champagne
* Pomegranate
       * Raw Suger Cube
 * Orange Bitter  


Yes Not All of Us come here on a Regular Basis or Maybe some of Us Do ?!

But Neiman Marcus , Beverly Hills 90210 has that Stairway to Heaven " Bar on 4 "

Oh , If you are undecided wether you Need , Want & / or Can Buy Something Today at Neimans ; 

DRANK UP on the Top Floor  at the Center Piece : The BAR , Smack in the middle of the Designer Men's Department !


Let's First Enter through the Side Back at Valet ~~~~~~~~~


Ouuuu Immediately in Sight : " Christian LOUBOUTIN " & " BALENCIAGA " !

Let's start going UP

~~~~~~ Nuance 

Decadent ~~~~~~~~



Moving further Up ~~~




We are just about at the Final Destination ..... O Yeah ~~~~



You just might have been contemplating , " To Buy or Not to Buy " ?

Well .................................................................................................................


" Neiman Marcus / BAR on 4 SUNSET "

Tequila + Blood Orange Juice + Grand Marnier + Peach Schnapps ( Shake ) then pour into CHAMPAGNE

ADDICTIVE , SURREAL , SEDUCTION to say the least & you look up and realize what were you just pondering over ? Whatever ....... I might be on the 2nd or 3rd  ( drank ) ? am I working ? on a Lunch Break or ! % # * ?


FASHION **** FANTASY ***** COCKTAILS *******  


                                                                                                                   

http://www.neimanmarcus.com/stores/store.jsp?storeId=10/LA