Monthly Archives: September 2011

Pacific San Diego Magazine – San Diego Pacific Magazine

Pacific San Diego Magazine – San Diego Pacific Magazine Jocelyn and I are included in the October issue of this magazine. Check it out! No related posts.

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Primanti Brothers, Pittsburgh

Jocelyn enjoys and Iron City Seconds after tweeting, “I’m in Pittsburgh,” the dining recommendations came flowing in. Normally I would have looked into each suggestion carefully, reviewing the menu online, the customer comments, the cocktail menu, the decor, and the … Continue reading

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7 Ways to RUIN a Cocktail Party

Nervous about throwing a cocktail party? Don’t be. As the author of This Girl Walks Into a Bar, I’ve detected several party pitfalls that are sure to wreck your event. Take note, steer clear, and learn from someone else’s trial and error. … Continue reading

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Drink Photo Shoot

It was really fun to have our drinks photographed for an upcoming article about my sister and I and our book, This Girl Walks Into a Bar. After looking for the perfect location  for the shoot in Northern San Diego, we settled … Continue reading

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Restaurant and Bar Review? (I’m up in the air)

I have never been this entertained and at the same time educated while in a bar before. Okay, it wasn’t exactly a bar. It was United Airlines flight 943 from Chicago to LA. Shortly after ordering my glass of Hayes … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday: The Hostess

Be the hostess with the mostess with this thirst and hunger quenching martini that allows your guests to enjoy their appetizer and cocktail at the same time. These bite size garnishes compliment the drink perfectly and will satisfy the company … Continue reading

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Dude Approved: Beef Sticks

I was hesitant, I’ll admit. In fact, I even said no to the offer to try Benny’s Bloody Mary Beef Straws the first time a sample was offered. A beef straw. Hmmm. Is that something that This Girl can get behind? … Continue reading

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Tell It Tuesdays: State

Today’s Bar Review is written by guest blogger and author Noriko Nakada. My mission when I set off for Chicago over Labor Day weekend, aside from attending a wedding, was to pick a bar to write about for This Girl Walks … Continue reading

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Katherine & Flannery’s Fabulous Book Giveaway!

Posted from www.FashionablyBombed.com MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011 “This Girl Walks Into A Bar” Giveaway! We just gave away two gorgeous Lilly Pulitzer outfits (see that post here!)   And now we’re giving away a fabulously fun book called  This Girl Walks Into … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Friday: Beginner Waitress

I had a week of waitressing under my belt. Hannah, the woman who hired me, took me on because of my “enthusiasm.” She wasn’t concerned that as a senior in college I knew nothing about beer and wine. Heck, I … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday: Pomegranate Blueberry Gin

Now that fall is approaching (despite some wicked temps around the country), my drinks are starting to get a little bit darker. Less pastels, more rich blues, purples, and reds. This drink was made with a premixed blueberry-pomegranate low calorie … Continue reading

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Product Spotlight: MOONSHINE “The Original Clear Corn Whiskey”

I’m just as guilty as the next person to stay within my comfort zone when it comes to cocktails. But if you don’t take a few risks every now and then, you may never discover something new and spectacular. The … Continue reading

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Tell It Tuesdays: Craft and Commerce

675 W. Beech Street San Diego, CA 92101 We got there early enough to grab a bar stool which felt extremely lucky, as this spot got crowded quickly. Sitting at the bar and being up close and personal with the … Continue reading

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1st Sunday Books Review: North County Times

From the North County Times on Sunday, September 4th, 2011: By CIGI ROSS cross@nctimes.com I’ve never worked in a bar, but I have sat on many stools and watched as bartenders simultaneously slung bottles, took orders from impatient patrons and … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Friday: The Bartender’s Bar

It’s been a while since I’ve been to a bar. I’ve been so caught up in sampling the latest and greatest in terms of mixology and bar decor that it was unbelievably refreshing to sit down to simplicity. It made … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday: Blueberry Whiskey

 Lordy Lord but moonshine whiskey ain’t what it used’ta be. My new favorite whiskey is Moonshine, “The Original Clear Corn Whiskey.” Hand-crafted with estate-grown corn, this 80 proof whiskey is unbelievably smooth and flavorful. I’m trying it out in a … Continue reading

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