Monthly Archives: May 2011

Tell It Tuesdays: Dry Bar | Los Angeles

          Salon: drybar          11677 San Vicente Blvd.          Los Angeles, CA 90049           Drink Damage: Mimosa | Free                         … Continue reading

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ModernMom.com Cocktail

I am thrilled to announce my involvement with ModernMom.com! I will be contributing to this fabulous site for women several times a month with my expertise from the cocktail world. Today’s drink is a fun drink for this Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday: Poor Girl’s Skinny Margarita

Yes, my obsession with Bethenny Frankel’s Skinny Girl Margarita is exhausting. After today’s post, I promise to take a long break from the Margarita family, or any cocktails with the word skinny attached. But, after watching my first episode of … Continue reading

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Wine Wednesday: La Granja Wines | Spain

I’m a minimalist. Even when it comes to wine, the simpler the label design the more likely I am to purchase the bottle. So when I tracked down the Syrah, Tempranillo, and Tempranilllo Garnacha produced by the Spanish La Granja … Continue reading

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Tell It Tuesdays: Campanile | Los Angeles

Restaurant: Campanile                     624 South La Brea Avenue                    Los Angeles, CA 90036                    323.938.1447 Drink Damage: Palmina Tocai Friuliano, Santa Barbara 2009 | $13/$52 Interior Swag: There’s no question that the … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Friday: Hotel Hobo

Except for hair that was a few days from its last wash, this young man did not look out of place. And even the cleanliness of his hair was somewhat normal for our hotel, which was blocks from the beach. Any … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday: Jalapeno Margarita

Today’s drink is called the Jalarita, pronounced HOLLA-RITA. Take your classic Margarita and add a thin jalapeno floater on top for a fiery twist. Ingredients3 ounces tequila1 ounce sweet & sour1/2 ounce triple secSqueeze of 2 lime wedgesSqueeze of 2 … Continue reading

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Tell It Tuesdays: Angel’s Piano Bar | Santa Monica

Restaurant: Angel’s Piano Bar                   2460 Wilshire Blvd.                   Santa Monica, CA                   90403 Drink Damage: Dealer’s Choice | … Continue reading

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Happy Blog Day 2 Us

100 blog posts ago and a 4 hour rainy traffic-jammed drive to Palm Desert, my sister and I had an epiphany. We decided to change the name of our book, start writing a blog, fire up a Twitter, build an … Continue reading

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Weekend Night Dinner: Mini Burgers and Beer

Mini burgers are easy to make and always summon “oooos” and “ahhhhhs” when presented. Make them as appetizers or for a main dish, but be careful not to over cook. To make the buns you can use a pasta cutter, … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Friday: Drink Demo Thing

Prepare for the unexpected. That’s what comes to mind when I think back to my drink demo last week. It was the night of the cookbook photo shoot (remember I said I’d be tweeting all those photos and then those … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday | Skinny Girl Margarita

Jocelyn & Bethenny’s Skinny Girl Margarita No related posts.

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Tell It Tuesdays: Lilly’s | Venice

Restaurant: Lilly’s French Cafe & Bar1031 Abbot Kinney Blvd.Venice, CA 90291310.314.0004 Drink Damage:Jameson | $10Patron Silver | $10Aquinas Pinot Noir | $10Sierra Nevada | $5.50Fat Tire | $5.50 Interior Swag: No swag. Simple. Wood floors. Wood tables and chairs. Minimal … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday: Sangria | Red

To me warm weather means sipping chilled wine. But it doesn’t have to mean white wine. The red wine sangria is so satisfying, mouth-watering, and pleasing to look at that it’s worth the little effort it takes to make. The … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday | Drink Photo Shoot

My pic of the the photographer: www.trishalison.com Trish’s photo of my drink, The Junior: No related posts.

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Trinket Tuesday: Lush Life Ice Shots

What could be better as the warm weather approaches than stocking up on the fun summer drink supplies. Lush Life offers these cute little ice shot glasses that will get your home pool party off to festive start. I found … Continue reading

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