Bottega Louie Bloody Mary

Bloody Quick LA – Bottega Louie

Bloody Quick, California

Bottega Louie 700 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90017 (213) 802-1470 | I’m calling it now. Caper berries are the new “it” garnish for bloody marys. They’re tangy, salty, pickled, and perfectly shaped for a cocktail pick. They pair nicely with olives, and they’re just plain delicious. So when you show up to… Read More...


OC Weekly’s Bottoms Up Event Ticket Giveaway – Plus A Discount Code!


Bottoms Up is OC Weekly's newest event — featuring the suds, spirits and sounds of Orange County — in celebration of the much-anticipated Happy Hour Guide. Boasting a plethora of domestic, imported and craft brews, wine, cocktail samples, food and live music, Bottoms Up will introduce what and where to drink in OC. You won't… Read More...

Pike Brewing Company Bloody Mary

The Pike Brewing Company. A Spicy Peppered Mary.

3 Celery Stalks, Washington

This place is hip.  It's a brewery.  It's in a basement.  It's in the super cool Pike Place Market.  And the bar area is massive.  Oh, and for some reason it exudes all the comforting aspects of that early 90's best friend's parents' dingy basement where you played video games and  drank Mountain Dew until the wee hours of… Read More...

Baco Mercat Bloody Mary

Bloody Quick LA – Bäco Mercat

Bloody Quick, California

Bäco Mercat 408 S. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90013 (213) 687-8808 |   With its Mediterranean twist, Bäco Mercat offers up a bloody mary that is both sophisticated in flavor and elegant in presentation. House sun-dried tomato mix meets smoky harissa spice and a light pilsner beer to create a brightly colored cocktail… Read More...

Mad Madeleine's Bloody Mary Mix

Mad Madeleine’s Bloody Mary Mix. Thick and Savory.

3.5 Celery Stalks, Bloody Mary Mix

The new year is finally here, and all I can say is thank you baby jesus!  I've heard that getting married, moving and starting a new job are some of the most stressful things a person can do, and in 2014, The Celery Stalker and I did all of them.  Now, it's time to settle… Read More...

Fresh Bistro Bloody Mary Seattle

Fresh Bistro. Drunken Brunch Joy in a Bloody Mary.

4 Celery Stalks, Washington

Let me tell you about the great joys of a delicious bloody mary.  A salty craving appeased by a zippy bite and radiating heat.  A burning vodka accompanied by a soothing sweet tomato puree.  Yes, the joys of a delicious bloody mary are like stumbling upon a long searched for oasis amidst a fog of… Read More...


Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for a Bloody Mary Connoisseur


The holiday season is fast upon us, and while all I want for Christmahanukkahkwanzaamas is a big bottle of Ketel One, I understand that some people would like something a bit more special.  So if you need a gift for any of your fellow bloody mary enthusiasts out there, be sure to check out the… Read More...

Kuppa Cafe Bloody Mary, Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok and Phuket: A Bloody Mary Tour

2 Celery Stalks, International

Thailand is a place for sipping cocktails out of fresh coconuts, lounging on beautiful white sand beaches and running into the occasional elephant.  But during my whirlwind two week honeymoon in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Pai and Phuket, I found that as much as I love Thailand, the bloody marys... well... they kinda suck.  Maybe they… Read More...

The CookHouse Bloody Mary

The CookHouse, Lake Shasta. A Crap Bloody Mary.

2 Celery Stalks, California

Okay, kids.  This is going to be a down-and-dirty, to-the-point kind of post.  I’m up to my ears in moving boxes, and my desk is currently covered in all sorts of random ass things, and quite frankly, after reading this post, you’re probably not going to visit this joint anyway. I was hungry.  I was… Read More...


And the SF Bloody Mary Fest winners are…

California, Inspirational

With nearly 600 attendees, the 1st Annual San Francisco Bloody Mary Festival was an absolute success!  I had a blast and certainly drank my fair share of bloody marys.  It was great to see so many readers there, too!  Special shout out to my LBC crew for manning the Drunken Tomato table, and thank you to… Read More...