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Oh, James! Imbibing 007

  • Faith & Flower 705 W. Ninth St. Los Angeles, CA (map)

From aphrodisiacs to villain concoctions, alcohol abounds in the James Bond books and movies. Dive into bitter, sweet, rocks, and neat with food historian Linda Civitello, author of Cuisine and Culture: A History of Food and People. Whether you like your martinis shaken, stirred, or dirty, come get your Bond on with The Museum of the American Cocktail and the evening's Drinkmaster, Edwin Osegueda.

Admission includes gourmet appetizers and dessert.

Tickets are $40 in advance, $35 for SoFAB-MOTAC and USBG members, and $50 at the door. If you have any issues with the ticketing software or would prefer to make your reservation on the phone, please call us at 504-267-7490 during the week or 504-569-0405 on weekends.Tickets may be refunded or exchanged up to 48 hours prior to the event. After 48 hours no refunds will be available.

About the Presenters

Linda Civitello is the author of the award-winning book Cuisine and Culture: A History of Food and People. She has been on the faculty of culinary schools throughout southern California, appeared on TV and radio, and cooks professionally. You can hear her audiotour about food and art at the Getty Museum.


Edwin Osegueda is the Lead Bartender and Bar Manager of Faith & Flower. is an active cocktail enthusiast with experience in bars all over Los Angeles and Hollywood. Edwin spent most of his career with the mastermind duo, Allan Katz and Danielle Crouch at Cana, where he received an endless education in creating craft cocktails. Edwin spent the latter half of 2014 opening and running Tunnel Bar in Sherman Oaks, CA with Daniel Zacharczuk (The Varnish, Honeycut) where he introduced the Valley community to classic cocktails. He has also studied under Dave Kupchinsky (Eveleigh) at the retired Tarpit Bar. Edwin recently joined Faith & Flower where he spent time with Chief of Booze, Michael Lay, and helped kick-start the Downtown LA cocktail community. Edwin’s talents were quickly recognized and upon Mike’s departure, he was appointed to lead the bar program at Faith & Flower. He is excited to continue the development of Faith & Flower’s cocktail program and see his creations flourish.