more about: cocktails

Sunset’s Favorite New Bars of 2014

As 2014 rolls to a close, the staff at Sunset has been looking back on the year that’s passed and celebrating our favorite openings across the West. We tallied the new restaurants we enjoyed most and, now, we’re looking at 2014’s greatest bars, the pubs, cocktail lounges, and breweries most deserving of repeat sipping trips.

Links We Love: Parties, Parties, Parties

It’s that time of year when the events are piling up, and frankly, I love it (admittedly even more so because I’m going to them and not stressing about hosting my own). However, if you are hosting a holiday gathering or New Year’s bash, here are some handy decorating ideas and cocktail recipes to give your shindig some extra spark.

Zone Envy: Cocktail Plants I’d Grow if I Lived in SoCal

By Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist, out in March ’13. Like most gardeners, I spend all my time thinking about the plants I wish I could grow, and very little time thinking about the ones I actually do grow. Lately I’ve become convinced that I need a tropical garden so that I can cultivate all of my favorite cocktail […]

The New Coffee Movement

Craft cocktails, meet craft coffee. This only-in-the-West hybrid has just landed at Theorem, a new six-seat coffee bar at the OC Mart Mix indie mall in Costa Mesa, where cocktail trends like barrel-aging and bitters are making their way into coffee drinks.