Articles Tagged: Places

Jammer’s Cacao Kiss

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Windjammer Landing Resort, St. Lucia is offering a signature chocolate cocktail; Jammer’s Cacao Kiss to guest’s during the month of October as part of an island-wide chocolate celebration.… Read more

Jordan Estate Tour & Tasting

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Jordan Winery is launching an exciting new tour of it’s winery and its pairing the tour with food and wine. That might be a first. Not only is there food and wine pairing but it’s then paired with gorgeous areas of the vineyard.

Krug House Bay Area – Tah Mah Lah

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Yesterday we were invited to Tah Mah Lah, the greenest home in America, to experience the debut of the Bay Area iteration of Krug House.

Nick Strangeway on Absolut Craft Herbaceous Lemon

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We recently met bartender Nick Strageway at San Francisco’s Tick Dog to learn about his new line of all natural vodkas, Absolut Craft. Created by a master bartender, Absolut Craft was made specifically for bartending pros.

Pop’s Milk Punch

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A unique thermos thirst quencher to ward off the winter blahs, Pop’s Milk Punch, created by Eric Johnson, the cocktail wizard developing the bar program at San Diego’s highly anticipated Sycamore Den cocktail lounge.… Read more

Gumbo Tales – Literary Monday

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A number of years ago, we ventured down to New Orleans for the early parts of Mardi Gras and a tour of New Orleans drinking spots.  We loved the dog parade but didn’t really love New Orleans.  It wasn’t really what we expected.  I had romantic notions of New Orleans.  I pictured myself sipping cocktails at historic bars and restaurants and gazing upon Mardi Gras parades.  I wasn’t expecting that Bourbon Street would be like … Read more

Gooey Butter Cake Martini

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When most people think of St. Louis they think of baseball, beer, the Gateway Arch and…gooey butter cake. At least St. Louis natives or anyone who has spent any time here knows of and has enjoyed gooey butter cake.

Gooey butter cake, invented in St. Louis, tastes exactly how you would expect given the name.

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis has brought the delicious treat to life in cocktail form known as the Gooey Butter Cake … Read more

Vampire’s Kiss

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21st Century “Soda” Jerk Off

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The Tempest Bar in San Francisco was the site a Jerk Off competition, a Soda Jerk competition.  Given the sad decline of the soda fountain in the United States, we can only imagine that it was the first soda competition that has happened since the 1950’s when soda fountains were in there full glory.  We can only hope that the Jerk Off is a harbinger of things to come because the sodas at the Jerk … Read more

Farm to bottle with Grey Goose

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I was recently immersed in the story and process of creating Grey Goose Vodka. I am sure you are thinking at home, “creating vodka is simple, why tell us about it?” Admittedly, that was kind of my initial reaction. What are they going to show me but a huge industrial distillery and some slick marketing.

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