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The Spare Room in Hollywood presents a black tie chess tournament tomorrow night

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The Spare Room in Hollywood, one of the chic-est cocktail bars in town, could have been used as the bowling alley set in the movie There Will Be Blood. One of the Spare Room's classic libations sports the moniker "You Drink Our Milkshake." It's money.

Tomorrow night, Monday October 22, they are presenting their first Black Tie Chess Tournament. Yes, a chess tournament, featuring a caviar prize pack and customized Russian Standard Vodka cocktails. Guests are expected to be adorned in tuxedos and ball gowns, much like the attendees at the 1st Academy Awards ceremony, held in the same building, the classy Roosevelt Hotel.


9:00 p.m. - Cocktails & Warm Up

10:00 p.m. - Match Play

Featured drinks:

Czar's Commission
 - Russian Standard Vodka, Bonal Gentiane Quina, orange biitters, lemon twist -stirred of style

Deep Blue
 - Chamomile and mint infused Russian Standard Vodka, lemon, Champagne

Immortal Game
 - Russian Standard vodka, Dubonnet, seasonal grapes, citrus, thyme

Good luck!




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