The talk will cover the transformation of Hollywood from a religious, dry town to the epicenter of nightclub culture. The talk includes the rise of the nightclub (and the factors that led to it), the Golden Age of the nightclub, top venues, and of course, the house drinks from many famous clubs including the Cocoanut Grove, Embassy, and the Montmarte.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
David Solmonson and Lesley Jacobs Solmonson are the husband-and-wife publishers of the popular blog 12bottlebar.com. Mr. Solmonson has written for both film and television, while Ms. Solmonson, spirits and wine writer for L.A. Weekly, is also the author of Gin: A Global History and the forthcoming Liqueur: A Global History. The Solmonsons live in Los Angeles
A reception with themed refreshments will follow the talk at approximately 11:30.
Free and open to the public.
Presented by the Culinary Historians of Southern California.