Los Angeles Magazine - June 2019

Look for the neon cherries to find your way to this snug cocktail spot. Inside, under the domed, pink ceiling, you’ll sip on classic cocktails and selections from a well-curated list of natural wines and craft beers.

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The Minty - March 2019

A vibrantly green drink, the First Flush would be my first pick of the night. With trendy matcha but also smooth pistachio orgeat to go with Japanese gin, this tall drink makes for easy sippin’.

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Rachel Ray - March 2019

Support These Female-Owned Restaurants & Businesses in Los Angeles: Packed with world-class establishments and innovative restaurateurs, meet the brilliant female chefs who put the Los Angeles food scene permanently on the map.

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LAist - March 2019

From bitters to bar programs, ladies are making the local booze scene better. Relax, dudes are doing cool things too. But since this is Women's History Month, we're highlighting a few of the most intriguing L.A. women to pull a pint

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Voyage LA - March 2019

I went to a few design schools in my early twenties, and started in fashion doing vintage clothing redesigns for American Rag.   While there, I was offered a job by a woman to work under her as a freelance set designer/decorator for music videos and commercials.

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Thrillist - January 2019

Downtown LA's restaurant scene may be getting an insane amount of buzz right now, with some of the best restaurants in the city, but it's not just a teetotaler's paradise: The bar landscape is equally exciting. In addition to the scores of places focused on food first and drinks

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We Like LA - December 2018

Every week in Los Angeles there are tons of great things to do (even before the weekend gets started) that we think you ought to have on your radar. With that in mind, we put together a list every Monday through

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Citizine - December 2018

Downtown's Bar Franca will be hosting a night of spiritual "cocktails, herbs, crystals, and aura photography" in honor of the Sagittarius new moon. We're not exactly sure what a Sagittarius

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Thirsty Mag - December 2018

On Repeal Day, DTLA’s new Euro-style bar, Bar Franca, will feature a one-day-only mezcal cocktail menu from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. with Ilegal Mezcal. The menu features four cocktails created by lead bartender Laura Lindsay including the

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SoCal Pulse - December 2018

Dec. 9. The recently opened Bar Franca is hosting a fundraising event for victims of both the Woolsey Fire and the Borderline shooting. Guests will receive two drinks and one raffle ticket with all sales, and proceeds from

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Time Out LA - February 2019

It’s still chilly but we’re already daydreaming about patio cocktails and warmer weather. Fortunately, a few of this month’s new happy hours can be found at restaurants and bars complete with charming waterside decks with fire pits, and wraparound patios with heaters.

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LA Times - October 2018

Rachel Thomas, one half of the team that introduced the Must and Perch to downtown L.A., recently opened Bar Franca, a low-lighted, seductive cocktail bar on Main Street. Count on wine, beer and drinks including martinis, vieux

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