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Your guide to bars and drinking in Los Angeles, including bar reviews, new bar openings, sports bars, wine bars, and LA's best bartenders and cocktails

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The best happy hour deals in Santa Monica

Happy hour is the best hour.

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Bar review: Tacoteca

This Santa Monica mezcaleria is making waves for its creatively garnished cocktails.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Gracias Madre's spring/summer cocktails

We need to talk about these incredible drinks.

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Bar review: Break Room 86

Do you wear your sunglasses at night? This '80s bar is probably your jam.

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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The best bars in LA for tequila and mezcal

One shot, two shot, three shot, floor.

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Tacoteca

This Santa Monica mezcaleria is making waves for its creatively garnished cocktails.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Break Room 86

Do you wear your sunglasses at night? This '80s bar is probably your jam.

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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1642

A chill atmosphere? Check. Great beer and wine? Check. Tamales? Heyo.

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Augustine

At Augustine, you'll find some of the rarest bottles of wine in the entire city.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The best bars in Los Angeles for a first date

You'll want to swipe right for one of these swoon-worthy bars.

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Gilbert Marquez wants you to drink more mezcal

The mixologist behind Tacoteca's cocktail program shares his love for the smoky spirit.

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The top 10 happy hour deals in Los Angeles

Grab a stool and settle in for some of the best happy hour deals in town. Cheers!

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7 coffee cocktails to try right now

Coffee or cocktails—do we really have to choose?

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Where to go wine tasting in LA

Who says you have to travel to Napa for a day sipping vino?

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The best bars in Los Angeles

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Best cocktail bars

Check out LA's best cocktail bars, from Santa Monica's beachside, seasonal libations to Downtown's godfather of the cocktail bar scene.

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Best dive bars

Whether its PBRs on draft in a Santa Monica pub or a Hollywood bar with tiki kitsch, here are LA's best dive bars.

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Best whiskey bars

The city's top selection of bourbon, Scotch and whiskeys from around the globe can be found at these top ten spots.

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Best wine bars

Check out our picks of Los Angeles' best wine bars and what to drink from red to white for newbies and winos.

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Best beer bars

From biergartens to brew-pubs, here are LA's best beer bars for local and international craft brews.

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Best singles bars

Here are the best places to pickup other lonely hearts looking for their next hook up.

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The best events this week

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"You Don't Know Jack" at Now Boarding

Get on a plane to Funky Town for Now Boarding's "You Don't Know Jack" nights, held every Sunday beginning at 9pm. Live performances of funk, soul and R&B will take place on stage while visitors can indulge in $9 Jack Daniel's cocktails. Entry to this airline-themed bar is free.

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LA Passport launch party

We've already told you about the LA Passport Program that's going on this summer, and to kick it off, the company is throwing a launch party open to the public. Head over to Now Boarding on May 21, 6-10pm, for raffle prizes, special drinks, music, a photo booth, and the chance to win a free passport! No RSVP necessary.

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Mr. C Beverly Hills Hosts Antinori Wine Dinner

Let Mr. C Beverly Hills fill your glass with a little taste of Italy at the first of many ultra classy wine dinners from executive chef Giuseppe Manco. Sip down rich Tuscan wines from Antinori vineyard alongside plates of succulent braised short ribs with soft polenta and caramelized shallots. Antinori’s Alessia Botturi will transport you through the vineyard's history (dating back to 1385) while pouring signature wines like Roero Arneis 2012 and Barolo Bussia 2007. Not a bad way to spend a Thursday night. Make a reservation by calling 310-226-6245 or email restaurantbh@mrchotels.com

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Food & Sh*t Pop-Up at Pot

We all know Roy Choi likes to keep things provocative. So it’s no surprise that his restuarant POT is bringing in a spicy crew of Seattle natives called Food & Sh*t, special performances, and live DJs to get in the Memorial Day spirit. Bite into a smorgasbord of Filipino-inspired offerings like Kinilaw na Pusit (grilled squid), Bagoong Fried Rice, and Sinigang Broth (marinated ribeye, noodles and sour tamarind) from co-founders Geo Quibuyen and Chera Amlag. Sip down a whimsical cocktail, while savoring this two-day pop-up, alongside POT’s usual menu.

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$5 Burgerrito at all Komodo Locations

If you’re looking for a way to properly honor National Hamburger Day (yes, that’s a thing), Komodo has you covered. This Asian Fusion grub hub is fusing burger fillings into one massive $5 burrito—ahem, burgerrito—exclusively from May 25-29 at any Komodo location. With fresh, savory eats for this cheap, you might as well pay homage to America’s favorite treat all week long (stretchy pants recommended).

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Beer & Cheese Tasting with Kerry Gold Cheese

Beer-guzzlers and cheese enthusiasts, this is a match made in gastronomic heaven. Score an exclusive, mouth-watering tasting of Kerry Gold cheeses paired with four King Harbor Brewing Co. beers—a one-night preview before these culinary gurus bring beer and cheese to the LA Wine Fest. No need to hold back as you savor couplings like Sweet Cheddar with Storm’s a Brewin’ ale and Gouda with California Saison beer. Tickets aren’t required, but expect to walk away the new owner of a fine cut of cheese or gritty artisanal brews.

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