Articles Tagged: Events

Jimmy Russell’s Mint Julep

I had the pleasure to meet Wild Turkey Master Distiller Jimmy Russell at this past Fall’s whiskeyfest. Jimmy is a true legend in bourbon distilling, having been at it for 54 years. One thing Jimmy has learned in his years is that the perfect cocktail for the Kentucky Derby is the Mint Julep. 

With 54 Derbies under his belt, Russell’s Julep has been precisely refined. He uses his higher proof of Wild Turkey 101, which … Read more

South Park Crawl – Web 2.0 – San Francisco

This week Web 2.0 descended on San Francisco and the event celebrated with a crawl through South Park. Not South Park, Colorado, but the famous few blocks of San Francisco that is the epicenter of Web 2.0. Companies located on the Park or nearby opened the doors to revelers and others hosted events in galleries and restaurants sprinkled on all around the Park and surroundings.

I spent most of the night at Federated Media’s Party … Read more

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Video of the Week – NightClub & Bar Booth Babes

We put together a montage of some of the nice young ladies we met at the NightClub & Bar Tradeshow in Vegas.

more Drinking Videos… Read more

Stella Artois Draught Masters – Pure – Las Vegas

This competition pitted 12 Vegas bartenders in the art of preparing, pouring and serving the perfect Stella Artois. Held at Pure, a club in Caesars Palace, this was one of the best events we attended during our recent Vegas trip.

More on the Stella Artois Draught Master Competition.… Read more

Energy in Vegas: Drinks and Mixers, That Is!

Energy drinks aren’t one of the fastest-growing segments of the beverage industry for nothing and their displays at the Nightclub and Bar Show were enough to keep us going all day and all night! Here are a few of our favorites, as well as some others that we just can’t help mentioning for their over-the-top marketing style.

Jetset Energy. As if to stake their claim as the proverbial David seeking to slay Goliath, local … Read more

Make St. Patrick’s Day An Official Holiday

This year, Guinness is taking the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day well beyond wearing green and pinching those who don’t. In response to overwhelming public sentiment, Guinness is supporting Proposition 3-17, a national movement to make St. Patrick’s Day an officially-recognized holiday.

The world’s most famous Irish stout aims to collect at least one million petitioned signatures by midnight on March 16; if successful, the Guinness Brewmaster will fly to Washington D.C. on St. Patrick’s … Read more

Tao – Las Vegas

Tao Night Club in the Venetian Hotel is amazingly decorated with an Asian theme. Think lots of candles and lots of Buddhas, kinda like a Temple. This three-story behemoth of a club was ranked one of the top 100 bars and clubs in the US for 2007. (The photo above is from the balcony. Nice view!)… Read more

Night Club & Bar Convention – Las Vegas

This week DOTW was in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada, for the Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade show. And what a show it is! We were immediately greeted by pumping club music, hip modern booths and flowing samples of every kind of liquor, beer and mixer imaginable.

Our first stop was at PINK Vodka (pictured left), which is infused with caffeine & guarana, perfect for an early Vegas morning. OK, it was 11 O’Clock. They … Read more

2008 Best Picture Cocktails

For the 2nd year in a row, Pernod-Ricard has created a tasty cocktail for each of the best picture nominees. Perfect for your Oscar party

The June-Go Citrus Splash

(Created in honor of the Academy Award-nominated film Juno.)


1 part Malibu Mango Rum
1 part Malibu Pineapple Rum
Fill with orange juice


Combine ingredients in a highball glass over ice.

Recipe & photo credit: Malibu Rum

Killer Coco Chai

(Created in honor … Read more

Super Bowl Sunday in the Marina

Final Final

OK, so the name suggests that this should be the last stop. However, being the farthest away from home, we made it our first. I also chose the Final Final because it is one of my favorite sports bars in the San Francisco. It has tons of good quality flat screens, pool tables, some decent bar food and good strong drinks! It is also complete with all of the essential sports bar paraphernalia, … Read more

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