LA Holiday Sips + Sweets

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LA Holiday Sips + Sweets


It’s beginning to look a lot like cocktails and chocolate. Amirite? And if there’s a city invested in helping you live a little through the holiday madness, it’s Los Angeles. We’re taking your cheat month to the next level with these incredible holiday inspired cocktails and wintery treats! Feast your eyes on all that is good in this world, brought to you by 10 of my favorite spots in the City of Angels.




THE Holiday Craft Cocktail


[photo via @birchlosangeles | Instagram]

BIRCH | #002

Gingerbread, ruby port, benedictine, orange, pomegranate


Warm n’ Fuzzy Feels. Complete with an Epic Christmasy Setting.

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208 RODEO | Apple Cider Toddy

Apple, pear, persimmon, cardamom, anise, orange, bourbon, apple cider, cinnamon


Thinking Outside the Mug

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[photo courtesy of Terrine]

TERRINE | Mr. Menottis Hot Buttered Coffee

Hamilton Guyana Rum, butter batter, Four Barrel coffee


Top Notch ‘Nog

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[photo via @redbirdla | Instagram]

REDBIRD | General Harrison’s Egg Nog

Spiced rum, egg, all spice, hard cider


Christmas In Italy

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[photo by Brynn Smith]

SOTTO | Ciao Bella

Egg yolk, cream, Lazzaroni Amaretto, Galliano Restretto, Vecchi Romangna Italian Brandy




Pumpkin Please!

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[photo by Forked Up

HINOKI + THE BIRD | Pumpkin Dessert

Pumpkin mousse, almond streusel, apple & cinnamon ice cream


Classic Fancy French

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PATINA | Buche de Noel

With pistachio praline and orange confit


I Scream You Scream We All Scream For Christmasy Ice Cream!

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[photo via @carmelaicecream | Instagram]

Carmela Ice Cream | Holiday Flavors

(rotating flavors – some might be there some might not)

Ice Cream: Nutmeg, Candied Pecan (my fav), Cardamom, Aztec Chocolate, Roasted Sweet Potato // Sorbet: Spiced Apple, Pomegranate, Pear Champagne, Orange Vanilla Bean


Peppermint Please!

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[photo by Katie Gurvin] 

FARMSHOP | Candy Cane Meringue 

Candy-striped meringue topped with crushed candy canes and filled with peppermint dark chocolate ganache. Served with flourless chocolate cake and garnished with fresh mint oil


Spiced CAKECAKECAKECAKECAKECAKECAKE [original song: Rihanna]

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[photo by Nastassia Johnson, @letmeeatcake

Fishing With Dynamite | Spiced Carrot Cake

Spiced Carrot Cake with cream cheese frosting, pineapple and candied pecans


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