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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

The best winery day trips outside of L.A.
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The best winery day trips outside of L.A.

These nearby tasting rooms are fit for a day trip, no matter what neighborhood you live in. 

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Tribute
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Tribute

Tribute is turning Sherman Oaks into a drinking destination. 

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Tabula Rasa Bar
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Tabula Rasa Bar

Cozy, friendly and unpretentious, Tabula Rasa is the neighborhood wine bar that Thai Town’s been missing.

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Brack Shop Tavern
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Brack Shop Tavern

Brack Shop is reinventing the sports bar.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Good Housekeeping
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Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping is what happens when you put a classic cocktail lounge in Highland Park.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The best North Hollywood bars
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The best North Hollywood bars

Tiki bars and dives are aplenty in this Valley hood.

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The best beer gardens in L.A.
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The best beer gardens in L.A.

Raise your glass to the best beer gardens in the city.

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The best bars in Beverly Hills
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The best bars in Beverly Hills

Welcome to the 90210! Now drink up.

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The best Los Feliz bars
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The best Los Feliz bars

Cheers to you, Los Feliz.

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Craving a beer and a shot?
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Craving a beer and a shot?

Here are six bars where you can find a classic boilermaker.

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Cocktails in Los Angeles
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Cocktails in Los Angeles

Our guide to LA's best cocktail bars, recipes, bartenders and more.

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A guide to craft beer in LA
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A guide to craft beer in LA

If you're a beer fan, you're in the right city.

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Best singles bars
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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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Best whiskey 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 tiki bars
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Best tiki bars

We hulaed our way through every legit tiki bar in LA.

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Best sports bars
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Best sports bars

Join LA's most die-hard fans at the best sports bars in the city.

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Cheese & Spirits Pairing with The Spirit Guild & Vagabond Cheese
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Cheese & Spirits Pairing with The Spirit Guild & Vagabond Cheese

Alex, owner and expert of Vagabond Cheese Company, is teaming up with Morgan from The Spirit Guild to host a cheese and spirits pairing event. Each connoisseur will lead participants through the selections and answer any questions. The last tasting sold out, so be sure to RSVP.

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Smorgasburg LA
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Smorgasburg LA

Indulge your inner foodie and shopaholic at this weekly market. The Brooklyn export has landed in the Arts District and it's a hotbed of fantastic food and retail vendors, some coming from the original Brooklyn iteration of Smorgasburg and others that have been focusing on pop-ups and catering events in Los Angeles. 

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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"You Don't Know Jack" at Now Boarding
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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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Uncorked Wine Festival
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Uncorked Wine Festival

Fifty wineries, food trucks, music and a beautiful setting—sounds like a perfect Saturday to us. Uncorked Wine Fest returns to Union Station on January 21, sending wine fiends into a frenzy with over 50 wineries offering their best varietals. There will also be a Champagne wine bar, an international wine market and a blind tasting bar to kickstart your wine education. General admission will be able to sip from 6-9pm, while VIP gets an extra hour to imbibe starting at 5pm.

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Thirsty Thursdays at Knuckle & Claw
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Thirsty Thursdays at Knuckle & Claw

Pair your boozy Thursday nights with $1 oysters at Silver Lake's seafood joint, Knuckle & Claw. To top it off, these lobster club mavens are dishing out frosty beer and wine at half the price through the end of the year (Thursdays only). Grab a pint, chow down on quality grub, and enjoy the #goshuckyourself special. 

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BBQ, Blues & Brews
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BBQ, Blues & Brews

Begin your workweek in Southern style while feasting on comfort food, sippin' on a cold one and listening to live blues at Baltaire's BBQ, Blues & Brews series every Monday night. Executive chef Travis Strickland presents a menu of finger-licking dishes like jalapeño cornbread with bourbon pecan butter, blue cheese fondue dip with housemade salt & vinegar chips, and the Southern burger with ramp aioli and smoked onion jam. Seating is first-come, first-serve and only available in the bar and lounge, so come early and plan on leaving with a Southern drawl.

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