About Town: Faith and Flower, Los Angeles

Faith and Flower had been a location that the wife and I had earmarked for some time as a place that we really wanted to go. We finally got a chance last month to go for my mother's birthday.

The experience ruined us. It feels like no other meal or cocktail can live up to what we experienced. We still talk about the food and drinks to anyone who will listen. It was that good.

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Bartenders Tips: Shaken or Stirred?

I get asked a lot of questions about bartending. What is my favorite cocktail to make? What is my favorite cocktail to drink? What ingredient is that? However, the one of the questions that I get asked the most is how do I know when to shake a drink vs how do I know when to stir the drink?

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Recipe: The Vesper Martini

The Vesper Martini. Named after the dark-haired double-agent that James Bond falls in love with during Ian Fleming's "Casino Royale."

This drink is a strong one and if you don't like gin, it is a tough one. However, when it is well made, as Bond requires, it is the classiest drink I have ever had. 

This recipe would be a great New Year's cocktail and is a favorite of our good friend and bridal-party member Jaryn who just celebrated her birthday. 

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