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“a woman walks into a bar…” with radio superstar, John Rabe: Part Deux

“a woman walks into a bar…” with radio superstar, John Rabe: Part Deux

Picking up where we left off leaving Sonny’s Hideaway and after several top-drawer drinks, once again, we pile into John’s boat-long Mercedes and float over to Colombo’s in Eagle Rock, about a 2 minute ride. You gotta love Colombo’s which calls itself an ‘Italian Steakhouse & Jazz Club’. What it doesn’t say is that it […]

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• Way to test the mettle of a bartender: ask for a classic Sidecar

Way to test the mettle of a bartender: ask for a classic Sidecar

Not to sound too curmudgeonly but what is with all these wet-behind-the-ears bartenders who don’t know the classic drinks? Listen, I think it’s swell that the newest generation of hip bartenders know how to flame an orange peel or make roasted lavender infused gin, but unless you know the old school cocktails I just can’t […]