At the beginning of the pandemic in the U.S., the California Alcoholic Beverage Control eased restrictions on selling cocktails to go, either in-person or by delivery. And while the state is doing everything in its power to move back to “normal,” it’s looking like getting boozy beverages from restaurants and into living rooms may continue to be possible. In fact, there’s a bill in the state legislature that would make the ABC’s changes permanent.
For restaurants, that means an added source of income to try and mitigate the damage done by more than a year of on-again, off-again lockdowns and restrictions. For diners, it means the chance to sample both the food and bar programs of some of L.A.’s most beloved kitchens. Looking for a great cocktail, but unwilling to change out of sweatpants to do so? Have DoorDash bring you a libation from one of these Los Angeles-area restaurants.
The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.Read More