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28 Questions Later: Michelle Nguyen, Mixologist SIDEDOOR

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August 4, 2016 / By / , , , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
Measure, Mix, Shake, Stir, Pour. Try saying those magic words five times fast or just head on over to Sidedoor, adjacent to Five Crowns in Corona del Mar, to see Chief Bartender in Charge, Michelle Nguyen for a taste of her artisan cocktails. She’s a wizard behind the bar, crafting all sorts of magically delicious […]

28 Questions Later: Jarred Dooley, Mixologist at Playground

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August 3, 2016 / By / , , , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
While House of Lannister is busy slaying dragons, Jarred Dooley is busy slaying fierce cocktails at Downtown Santa Ana’s Playground. Dooley is Head Mixologist & Director of Libations at the popular foodie lover’s joint and we think he is quite worthy of the Iron Throne – what other king would craft kick-ass cocktails and midnight […]

28 Questions Later: Koire Rogers, Mixologist at ARC

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August 2, 2016 / By / , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
In case you’re wondering where all the cool people in Orange County have gone, maybe they’ve all been sucked into one human named Koire Rogers. When he’s not crafting seriously tasty cocktails, you can find him sipping on some fine-ass bourbon, belting out “Shoop” by Salt n’ Pepa on karaoke night, and still packing Rolos […]

28 Questions Later: David Valiante, Mixologist SOCIAL Costa Mesa

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August 1, 2016 / By / , , , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
We bellied up to the bar with master mixologist, David Valiante (twitter @dvaliante), of SOCIAL Costa Mesa to ask him some quirky-ass questions about bartending and the midnight munchies. He’s the kind of guy we’d totally take shots with and binge on some serious History Channel. When not working behind the bar you might find […]

Aloha Hour at Roy’s

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November 4, 2015 / By / , , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
We love a good happy hour almost as much as we like a bottomless brunch- especially if it’s offered seven days a week. With the long hours everyone has to work these days, it’s way too hard for anyone to make HH as most of them cut off at 6:30pm- at least let them go […]