For the second year, the Time Out L.A. Bar Awards will celebrate the city's best bars, bartenders and bar teams—the people and places slinging the most creative and swoonworthy drinks with top-notch service in unique and beautiful spaces. To help us curate the categories and finalists for these awards, we've rounded up some of the best and brightest names in the industry to tell us where they love to drink and who among their peers has captured their attention this year. These folks know their stuff, and will help us to crown our winners come May 22. Get to know the industry panelists of Time Out L.A.'s 2017 Bar awards.
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