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About Esther Tseng

Esther Tseng is a freelance food and drink writer based in Los Angeles. Her work has appeared in Eater, Serious Eats: Drinks, Thrillist, Time Out Los Angeles, and more. When she's not updating her blog, EstarLA.com, she's Instagramming and Tweeting her adventures at @EstarLA.
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Get Your Kicks With Pouring Ribbons’ Route 66 Menu
3 years ago

Get Your Kicks With Pouring Ribbons’ Route 66 Menu

As the lauded East Village bar Pouring Ribbons reaches its third anniversary, partners Joaquín Simó, Jason Cott and Shannon Tebay have retooled its concept.

You can still count on the …
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5 Outrageous Cocktails… You Know You Want ‘Em
3 years ago

5 Outrageous Cocktails… You Know You Want ‘Em

All over the world, drinks have been reaching new heights with atypical ingredients and absurd garnishes.

Even when you think you’ve seen it all, there will always be that cocktail …
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It’s Cider Time — Bring on the Cold Weather with These 6 Ciders
4 years ago

It’s Cider Time — Bring on the Cold Weather with These 6 Ciders

It’s time to get cozy with a variety of ciders that will deliver those familiar fruity-dry flavors to your palate.

Gone are the days when ciders were enjoyed by Brits …
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Three Brands Offer Drought Relief to California
4 years ago

Three Brands Offer Drought Relief to California

It’s been a pretty dire situation in terms of the water supply in California.

As a result, it’s really highlighted conservation efforts that are being taken on by the everyman …
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“Scrap” Cocktails – Kitchen Leftovers Are Inspiring Ingredients
4 years ago

“Scrap” Cocktails – Kitchen Leftovers Are Inspiring Ingredients

When it comes to cocktails served at restaurants, bartenders often design a collection of libations that will complement the food on the menu.

However, there are several restaurants in Los …
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6 Modern Vodka Cocktails for National Vodka Day
4 years ago

6 Modern Vodka Cocktails for National Vodka Day

On National Vodka Day, this Sunday, October 4, raise a glass to the spirit that once was touted as “flavorless”, but now offers so many permutations that you will never …
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4 Cocktail Cherries to Try Right Now
4 years ago

4 Cocktail Cherries to Try Right Now

When it comes to the ingredients in your cocktails, are you paying enough attention to the garnish?

Among the most popular and traditional are maraschino cherries, seen in everything from …
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What the Heck is Pig & Punch?
4 years ago

What the Heck is Pig & Punch?

The idea for Pig & Punch — and its sister event, Swig ‘n Swine — came to The Bon Vivants’ co-founders Josh Harris and Scott Baird while anticipating their second …
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5 Mojito Mash Ups
4 years ago

5 Mojito Mash Ups

We all know where Ernest Hemingway supposedly enjoyed a Mojito and where he enjoyed a Daquiri, but it’s the beginnings of the Mojito that date back to the days of …
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5 Supreme Summer Brews
4 years ago

5 Supreme Summer Brews

Sun’s out. Time to get your beer on.

You’re going to want to drink suds of the refreshing sort, perhaps with a hint of fruit here and a session-able IPA …
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LA’s Koreatown is Hot Right Now
4 years ago

LA’s Koreatown is Hot Right Now

Once upon a time in Los Angeles’ Koreatown, the neighborhood’s go-to watering holes were better known for their chicken wings and divey nautical themes than any sort of upscale craft …
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