Articles Tagged: Events

Mardi Gras 2007

Things are back in full swing again this Fat Tuesday. New Orleans, although not fully recovered from Katrina, is open for business. And on Fat Tuesday that business is beads, parades, and lots and lots of drinking. The good news is that you don’t have to be in the Big Easy to celebrate. Mardi Gras has become a national party holiday (less its religious meaning) and is celebrated by fun folks all over the country.… Read more

100 Absolutes – The Results Are In

As we reported back in December, Absolut Vodka, set out on a campaign to let the public choose their 100 Absolutes in Fashion, Food & Drink, Culture, Technology and People/Places. Now after over 300,000 votes, the results are in and we now know that New York is the Absolute City and travel is the Absolute Hobby. So what about the topic near a dear to my heart, cocktails. I’ll break it down for you:

Absolute … Read more

DragonBar – San Francisco

Happy New Year.

This, the first post of 2007 goes to Ashley, Tara and the rest of the gang at the DragonBar for the awesome New Years Eve Party they threw.

Located in the heart of North Beach, this club has been around since 2003 and has become a mainstay of this now rejuvenated area of San Francisco. I’ve been here on many occasions, having worked just down the street at one point. This event … Read more

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The 100 Absolutes

Absolut is running a cool ad campaign, The 100 Absolutes. Absolut is asking us all to rate the Absolutes on 100 topics in 6 Categories: Culture, Fashion, Food & Drink, Science & Tech, People & Places and Miscellaneous.

I gravitated to the food & drink category. Pictured above are the 8 choices for Absolute Cocktail. Drink of the Week readers seem to favor the Appletini, personally I like a Vodka Martini. My Picks in other … Read more

Save the Mistletoe

Smirnoff Ice is running a fun campaign this year, “Save the Mistletoe” aimed at saving all the Mistletoe from certain death. The lined up a group of celebrities to sing a benefit song & video (à la “We Are the World”) including Erik Estrada, Downtown Julie Brown and Kato Kaelin. They also put together a funny exposé video on the Mistletoe industry. For those of use who want to do our part, a Mistletoe Conversion … Read more

Cocktail Mixing Robots

Some crazy cocktail fun went on this past week in Vienna. The annual Roboexotica “Festival of Cocktail Robotics” was held, bringing together the best cocktail-making robots the world has to offer. Yes, cocktail-making robots. These robots come in all shapes and sizes, and the majority bares no resemblance to your neighborhood barkeep. For example, the “Epson Bar,” pictured above, is a cocktail “printer.” Using parts from a large scale Epson printer, this robot carefully mixes … Read more

Rock Hard – Think Pink

Every Roctober The Hard Rock Cafe helps raise awareness for breast cancer with Rocktoberfest featuring some of the most rockin’ female acts around. This year’s event kicked off in Orlando with the Go-Go’s. Awesome.

The Hard Rock is also featuring pink drinks featuring their famous Cosmo, the Blush Martini, Rub Red and the Pink Sunset. We have this recipe, We’ll get the others for you to enjoy at home.

To commemorate in Hard Rock tradition … Read more

Rock Hard – Think Pink

Every Rocktober The Hard Rock Cafe helps raise awareness for breast cancer with Rocktoberfest featuring some of the most rockin’ female acts around. This year’s event kicked off in Orlando with the Go-Go’s. Awesome.

The Hard Rock is also featuring pink drinks featuring their famous Cosmo, the Blush Martini, Rub Red and the Pink Sunset. We have this recipe, We’ll get the others for you to enjoy at home.

To commemorate in Hard Rock tradition … Read more

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