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About Jose Martinez

Jose Martinez is a Los Angeles-based journalist with more than 20 years experience covering breaking news, local government, film, music, food, spirits, and travel. An award-winning author, he has published two biographies and is the founder of LAdineNclub.com where he has his hand on the pulse of L.A. covering the latest trends, as well as what’s hot in dining and cocktails.
Latest Posts | By Jose Martinez
Make A Perfect WRAY & TING
15 hours ago

Make A Perfect WRAY & TING

Learn all about the history and build of a Wray & Ting…
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Art Beyond the Glass Launches Virtual Telethon
6 months ago

Art Beyond the Glass Launches Virtual Telethon

Art Beyond the Glass, 2020, launches a virtual telethon for COVID-19 relief…
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Ask A Bartender: Bar Owner Adam Stemmler’s Advice to Aspiring Bartenders
9 months ago

Ask A Bartender: Bar Owner Adam Stemmler’s Advice to Aspiring Bartenders

East Bay Spice Company’s Adam Stemmler used these three characteristics to go from bartender to bar owner…
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On Tap: American Rock Band LIVE Releases Copper Ale
10 months ago

On Tap: American Rock Band LIVE Releases Copper Ale

Live’s Throwing Copper album, released in ’94, went 8X platinum. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the release, the band launches its first craft beer Throwing Copper Ale…
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Ask a Bartender: How to Create a Perfectly Balanced Low-Proof Cocktail
1 year ago

Ask a Bartender: How to Create a Perfectly Balanced Low-Proof Cocktail

We chatted with Andrea Hoover, the beverage director for Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, about how to make a perfectly balanced low-proof cocktail…
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Get to Know Milano Torino, the Tasty Ancestor of the Negroni
1 year ago

Get to Know Milano Torino, the Tasty Ancestor of the Negroni

The Negroni may be more popular, but the Milano Torino cocktail came first. Get to know this tasty predecessor of the Negroni…
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The Official Drink of Santa Catalina Island is a White Russian Gone Crazy
1 year ago

The Official Drink of Santa Catalina Island is a White Russian Gone Crazy

Described as “a White Russina gone crazy,” Buffalo Milk is the decadent, summery drink of Santa Catalina Island. Here’s how to make one at home…
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El Silencio’s Dirty Mezcal Martini is a Must-Try Cocktail
1 year ago

El Silencio’s Dirty Mezcal Martini is a Must-Try Cocktail

This smoky, briny Dirty Mezcal Martini is an absolute must-try for fans of the classic cocktail. Here’s how to make it at home…
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Cameron Masden Runs One of the Coolest Cocktail Programs in L.A.
2 years ago

Cameron Masden Runs One of the Coolest Cocktail Programs in L.A.

We sat down with The Raymond 1886 head bartender Cameron Masden about his inspiration behind the cocktail menu…
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Meet Dr. Rachel Barrie, Master Blender at BenRiach, The GlenDronach and Glenglassaugh
2 years ago

Meet Dr. Rachel Barrie, Master Blender at BenRiach, The GlenDronach and Glenglassaugh

Check out our interview with Dr. Rachel Barrie, the master blender at BenRiach, The GlenDronach and Glenglassaugh…
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