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6th Annual Firestone Walker Porktoberfest at Five Crowns

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October 13, 2017 / By / Post a Comment
Pork, Beer, and Merriment! What more can you ask for? On October 18, Five Crowns will host one of its most anticipated events of the year, Porktoberfest! The 6th annual event will be a celebration of swine and brews with Firestone Walker co-founder, Mr. David Walker. The evening will feature a five-course dinner menu, each […]

28 Questions Later: James D’Arcy Bartender, Pelican Hill Resort

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November 12, 2016 / By / , , , , , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
James D’Arcy, Beverage Director and Head Bartender at the Pelican Hill Resort is just your average, sophisticated, charming Brit with a smile to melt an iceberg and blue eyes to hypnotize you; but while it might sound as if we have just written his Match.com profile (sorry ladies, he’s married), frankly considering the winos we […]

28 Questions Later: Kevin Felker, Bartender Water Grill

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November 6, 2016 / By / , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
We had a dream last night about Water Grill’s Beverage Director, Kevin Felker. ¬†Yeah, we were at this dive bar dancing and double fisting smooth cocktails, bouncing our heads back n’ forth while the DJ was spinning Wicked Games on repeat. He was behind the bar and made the best drinks in the joint and […]

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 […]