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Mixin' it Up

02/10/2014

What verbal concoction would Michael Esposito create to describe his company, Snake Oil Cocktail Company? Simplicity, seasonality, the finest ingredients, creativity and taste.
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Revolutionizing La Revu

20140226

About a year and a half ago, Jaime Brambila and five associates began transforming the 1800-square-foot curio stall above his family’s former restaurant, Café La Especial (1952–2008), into a contemporary gastro bar. La Justina — named after Jaime’s grandmother — opened doors in early February, touting an inventive selection of cocktails (co-owners Donato Perez and Christopher Caro recently closed their Hipódromo speakeasy, Bar Jinx, to focus on the restaurant) and locally sourced cuisine.
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His & Her Cocktails

20140202

You like gin. He likes tequila. Six mixologists show you how to personalize a pair of drinks. Cheers to having it your way!
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La Fête Magnifique! | The New Children's Museum Throws Lavish Feasting in Versailles Fundraiser

20131017

The New Children's Museum closed for a month to prepare the 3 story space for its fourth interactive exhibition - Feast: The Art of Playing With Your Food. On Thursday, October 10, the museum reopened in grandiose fashion. Generous donors (many fashioned as French aristocrats) dished out $500 a plate to be whisked away to a time long ago for a dramatic six course meal at the VIP patron's exhibit preview and dinner, appropriately coined 'Feasting in Versailles.' Featuring a themed performance by Grammy nominated Sacha Boutros, a Pink Carpet reception and cocktail hour, 6 courses of amazing culinary offerings from some of the areas most prominent chefs, a riveting live auction, a dessert buffet and tours of the new exhibition, this was an evening unlike any other and a magnificent reopening for one of the area's most interactive and progressive museums.
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Industry Conference

20131015

Industry conference cocktail recipes
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Must-Have Vendors: Spring/Summer 2013

20131015

Founded in September 2009, Snake Oil Cocktail Co. is a Southern California-based boutique cocktail design and consulting firm. We specialize in creating distinctive cocktails for select bars, restaurants and luxury events. Each of our culinary-inspired cocktail creations is designed with a commitment to ingredient integrity, creativity and taste.
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Snake Oil At The Movies

20130611

Snake Oil At The Movies
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Featured Mixologist Frankie J. Thaheld

20130604

Featured Mixologist Frankie J. Thaheld
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Stepping Right Up

20130610

Snake Oil Cocktail Company does not operate from the back of a rickety wagon.
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Movie-Themed Cocktail Recipes from Sundance for Film Lovers

02/10/2014

Film lovers usually attend the Sundance Film Festival to discover great movies, but thanks to ChefDance, they also can discover great cocktails!
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