Villains Tavern, the howl became distinguishable live music, a mob of marauders crowding the apothecary bottle-windowed bar tipping back samples of Villains' potent rye Manhattan. I felt my Mr. Hyde take over as I pushed my way to the bar to pick my poison.
Seven Grand veteran will be ensuring top-notch refreshments at Villains, with sordid specialties such as Fatal Hour (rye whiskey, chocolate bitters and Amaro Nonino), Poison Apple (vodka, fresh green apple juice, and a dash of bitters), and the Bella Donna (Makers Mark, mint, citrus, and blackberries).
high jinks, with a live music stage, plenty of church pew seating, and even shuffleboard. The second bar outside serves 28 draft beers in chilled mason jars, all pairable with one of twenty shots for only $8. Beat that with a stick.
All in all, Villains promises plenty of mischief in a new pocket of downtown, where it'll always be a full moon.
1356 Palmetto St. (@ Santa Fe Avenue) Downtown LA; 213.613.0766