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Walton Goggins Shares His Five Favorite L.A. Spots for Holiday Drinks

Walton Goggins is having a busy winter. The versatile leading man is filming a live-action adaptation of the hit video game Fallout, set to stream next year on Amazon Prime. Earlier in the year, he worked on the upcoming third season of HBO’s The Righteous Gemstones. And he just announced the launch of an equity […]

Where to Go Out in Los Angeles Right Now

“We’re entering a beautiful renaissance” of L.A. nightlife, says Tom Topit of West Hollywood hotspot Employees Only (which was just named one of the best bars in North America by World’s 50 Best.) He’s a regular at the Sunset Strip’s Edition hotel, which relaunched its Sunset club space this year (it had opened briefly before […]

Mark Wahlberg Reveals Why He Invested in Tequila Brand Flecha Azul

This week, Mark Wahlberg officially became the latest celebrity to enter the adult beverage space by announcing an ownership stake in Flecha Azul Tequila. Famous faces have been gravitating toward the liquor landscape for the better part of a decade now, with agave spirits being an especially crowded subcategory. And you can thank George Clooney […]

Steven Soderbergh Shares His Favorite Places to Enjoy a Drink in Los Angeles

As an Oscar-winning director and screenwriter, Steven Soderbergh is inspired by an ever-expanding array of subjects. Environmental activists and epidemiologists are as integral to his oeuvre as drug traffickers and male strippers. But, as a local bon vivant, he’s shockingly predictable. “I would be the easiest person in the world to assassinate,” he tells The […]

How to Shop Top Hollywood Entrepreneur Dwayne Johnson’s Tequila and More Online

The 'Jungle Cruise' star is also behind Voss premium water and Zoa energy drinks.

Phil Rosenthal Proclaims L.A.’s Food Scene Has “Surpassed” New York’s

Los Angeles sees its fair share of dining trends. Often, they’re informed by an obsession with healthy living and fit physiques, and carbs can have trouble finding friends in the city as a result. Yet against all odds, in the heart of keto country, the latest mega-trend is built all around dough: In March, The […]

Which Star Will Have the Next $1B Booze Brand? The One Who Is Putting in the Work

Everyone from Dwayne Johnson and Kate Hudson to Conor McGregor is vying to be the next George Clooney in the increasingly crowded field of liquor startups, but real business engagement is key: "This isn’t just 'turn on your Instagram' and post a couple of things."

From Delivery-by-Chef to Instagram DM Orders: L.A. Eateries Devise New Ways to Do Takeout

Restaurateurs are going far beyond the usual apps, including producing videos to accompany 16-course omakase requests.

Is Ryan Reynolds the Next George Clooney of Booze?

George Clooney sold his tequila company, Casamigos, for a reported $1 billion last year. Now, with several other stars launching their own liquor companies, The Hollywood Reporter breaks down who stands the best chance of success.