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Tony Gonzales

Every month, we gather intel on the best Happy Hours in LA, but where would we be if not for the dedication of bartenders? January’s honor belongs to Tony Gonzales, we met him nearly a year ago when we reviewed the Happy Hour over at District DTLA. What he’s doing with ice, flamethrowers, and medicine cocktails blew us away. Get to know Tony one on one like we did and learn all about his ice carving skills, where he likes to go for Happy Hour, and how he plans to revolutionize the industry.

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Sunny Lam

Every month, we gather intel on the best Happy Hours in LA, but where would we be if not for the dedication of bartenders? December’s honor belongs to Sunny Lam, we met him early on the scene at Hock + Hoof during our Happy Hour review. What he did with Soju based cocktails blew us away. Now, he’s serving up all kinds of creative concoctions at the newly opened Here and Now in the Arts District in DTLA. Get to know Sunny one on one like we did and learn all about what he considers to be the most important part of running a business, how he made his way to DTLA from NorCal.

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Rommel Del Crypt

Every month, we gather intel on the best Happy Hours in LA, but where would we be if not for the dedication of bartenders? November’s honor belongs to Rommel Del Crypt he’s serving up what can be considered the best damn Bloody Marys in town and managing the patio bar in the back of La Cita. Get to know Rommel one on one like we did and learn all about how his favorite places, who inspired him, and what he loves to drink when he’s not serving up Bandera shots. Cheers!

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Krisi Jensen

Every month, we gather intel on the best Happy Hours in LA, but where would we be if not for the dedication of bartenders? August’s honor belongs to Krisi Jensen, a mixologist/sommelier extraordinaire that has been giving back to the DTLA community for nearly a decade, she’s currently to blame for Clayton’s Public House popularity. Get to know Krisi one on one like we did and learn all about how her creativity fit right into the Victorian theme at Clayton’s and how she has been involved in the creation of some of the most popular bars in LA, what she enjoys playing at bars, and her favorite type of guest.

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Clayton's Public House

Overall Score: 4.8

Happy Hour Score: 4.7

Clayton’s Public House has had a long awaited opening from DTLA locals and visitors. The newest neighborhood bar is definitely worth the visit! Locals will find comfort in the familiar faces employed by the charismatic owners Tony and June. Visitors will be captivated by the interior decor and overall theme of the place, but the Happy Hour deals are the sweet spot for all crowds. See what we ordered, what we drank, and how much we enjoyed ourselves. Cheers!

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Ken Lin

Every month, we gather intel on the best Happy Hours in LA, but where would we be if not for the dedication of bartenders? April’s honor belongs to Ken Lin, a fresh face and attitude to the bartending scene, but his resume and skills make him a gifted natural. Get to know Ken one on one like we did and learn all about how he ditched the corporate life for one behind the bar, how he managed to get a job at one of the top restaurants in DTLA, and his ultimate favorite cocktail.

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Kwame Moore

Every month, we gather intel on the best Happy Hours in LA, but what would Happy Hour be if not for the dedication of bartenders? January's honor belongs to Kwame Moore, a great bartender with great presence. Get to know some of his story, where you can find him pourin' his favorite drinks, and a crazy story involving a snake. 

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