love potions perfected.

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cb2’s rose gold dolce vita bar cart. i’ve noticed a few new bar carts in town, and thought you might like to know about them. a few are flirty and feminine, some are sleek and sophisticated but they all sparkle and shine so i’ll bet they might even make your cocktails taste better! and what better time to perfect your secret cocktail recipe and mix up a valentine... 
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let’s holidayy!

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’tis the season for celebration and last week i had the most fun hosting a holiday party for the always refreshing SKYY Vodka! we started the party planning off quite right by choosing The Fig House as our event space, and hiring RoomForty to cater some amazing bites — like mini lobster rolls and the most delicious ravioli that ever crossed my lips. everything... 
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around l.a. / the springs.

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The Springs co-Founders, Jared Stein and Kimberly Helms, first encountered the Los Angeles Arts District in 2013 while on tour with a Broadway show and knew it would be perfect spot for the community wellness center they had envisioned. They were determined to create an oasis for city-dwellers that lived up to health-conscious lifestyle choices all the while remaining accessible... 
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around l.a. / l & e oyster bar.

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A Silver Lake staple, L & E Oyster Bar offers one of the best happy hours around. The restaurant opened in 2012 by a diverse and well-equipped team with a passion for good food and drinks. Executive chef Spencer Bezaire is in daily communication with several oyster farmers up and down the North American coast lines. Once he places his order, it’s a mere 12-18 hours... 
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bartender, make mine a whiskey: a workshop.

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i think i may have mentioned my new-found affinity for those very worldly, whiskey-flavored-beverages lately. well, my very favorite bar in the city, two sisters bar & books is going to be teaching us all how to mix an adult beverage using white whiskey. that’s right, two sisters bar & books featuring bartender extraordinaire — i like to call him sir... 
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