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Power House, A Hollywood Legend Given New Life by Matt Winter and Damian Windsor

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The long time Hollywood dive bar has been scrubbed away for a polished new drinking spot.

Matthew Kang is the Lead Editor of Eater LA. He has covered dining, restaurants, food culture, and nightlife in Los Angeles since 2008. He's the host of K-Town, a YouTube series covering Korean food in America, and has been featured in Netflix's Street Food show.

The longtime Hollywood dive Power House, with one of the most of iconic neon signs in the burgeoning district, is back for its sequel (don't worry, the sign is still there). Put together by Jeffrey Best (Firefly, Warwick) and Ken Jones, with design by Matt Winter (Gjusta, Melrose Umbrella Co), the interior now has the polished feel of a Southern gentleman's (or lady's) relaxed watering hole, circa 1910. With antique touches all around, the whole place has a cohesive feel that newcomers will instantly love. Consider the light purple velvet booths, replete with newspaper holders, or hexagon tiles lining the left wall: all the little details have been considered here.

Though it might take longer for the dive bar fanatic to take in, drinks done by barman Damian Windsor (Warwick) might quickly dispel any fears. Inspired by European cocktails at the turn of the century, Windsor has a full lineup of shandies, shrubs, flips, sparkling, sours, and stirred drinks that'll be sure to pique your drinking interests for hours and days to come. In addition, a beer and wine program that won't disappoint either, from barrel-aged ales to wild-foraged apple ciders.

Quietly opened last week, service runs nightly until 2 a.m.

Power House
1714 N Highland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028

See a larger menu below:

· Jack Apple Soda, Jack Daniels and fresh apple soda

· Alley Oop Tequila Blanco, agave, and lime with a creamy cucumber marshmallow espuma

· Kalimotxo, a Spanish-inspired twist on a mulled wine, that combines red wine and Coca-cola.

· Pearl Button Kappa Pisco, Cocchi Americano, lemon, egg white, and seltzer

· Continental Cup Double Cross, Cucumber, lime, Chai, and sea salt

· Algonquin Bulleit Rye, French Vermouth, Pineapple, and Gomme

· Royal Flip Buffalo Trace, Martel Cognac, cream, whole egg, and nutmeg