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Legendary Los Angeles Cocktails

10/12/2012

Daniel Djang

For the last several years, Los Angeles has been experiencing a cocktail renaissance: classic cocktails continue to win new fans, while innovative drinks push the creative envelope. The myriad of Los Angeles cocktail options can be dizzying, but ultimately only a select few can be called “legendary.”

Exploring the Legendary Sunset Strip

09/13/2012

Discover Los Angeles

The Sunset Strip, a stretch of Sunset Boulevard between Crescent Heights Boulevard and Doheny Drive, is one of LA’s most iconic neighborhoods. It was the setting for counterculture protests in the 1960s, rock and roll decadence in the ‘70s and ‘80s, and it exists today as a showcase for the good life, providing elegant hotel rooms, live music venues and fine restaurants.

St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl with Metro

09/13/2012

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This St. Patrick’s Day, you can enjoy as much Guinness and Jameson as you like, just as long as you remember to enjoy them responsibly. Lucky for you, we’ve put together a list that not only features some of LA’s favorite Irish pubs, but includes bars that are easily accessible via Metro.

LA is Popping Over Pubs

09/11/2012

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The term gastropub, a portmanteau of "gastronomy" and "pub," was coined in 1991 when David Eyre and Mike Belben took over The Eagle pub in London. Twenty years on, the definition of a gastropub still seems to have a fairly wide range, based on the concept of a refined menu served in a more casual, pub-like setting.

Sang Yoon could easily be the poster child for gastropubs in the U.S. The chef and restaurateur took over Father's Office in Santa Monica over a decade ago, and installed a "definitive bar menu" with his now famous burger. Los Angeles gastropubs are opening their doors at a record clip, and an exciting new crop has emerged in the last year.

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