In the city of the $12 green apple martini, you can still put two quarters on a bar and get a glass of beer.
Cassandra and her sister found a place at the bar and checked things out over apple martinis.
It's 2004, and the apple martini is here to stay.
"They were drinking apple martinis in L.A. two years ago."
His vodka sales have skyrocketed, he said, since customers started drinking apple martinis as a sake substitute.
He said his restaurant was the first and only one he knew of serving apple martinis.
"They make the best apple martinis in town."
After dark, the modern-day mix of cultures gets shaken up like a good apple martini in the city's heaving night scene.
She was sipping an apple martini, while waiting for a friend.