Monthly Archives: October 2013

How to Make a Candy Corn Martini

Does this taste exactly like candy corn? Only a glass of vodka mixed with a tablespoon of powdered sugar and a teaspoon of corn syrup even comes close. However, this is one damn delicious drink that we cannot recommend enough. … Continue reading

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Easy Halloween Drinks: Vodka Orange Soda Cocktail

If you don’t have time to plan, shop for, or make elaborate Halloween drinks, keep it simple with this one. We chose a sparkling orange soda instead of a tradition orange soda (pop) to keep the drink from getting too … Continue reading

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Donut Lover? Drink This!

If you haven’t tried 360 Glazed Donut Vodka yet, you’re in for a real treat. We picked up a bottle from BevMo! recently and let’s just say that brunch has never been the same. Check  out this recipe we created … Continue reading

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Truffles and Rosé

Who wants trufffflllessss!! Harry & David gourmet gifts is honoring breast cancer awareness month by creating some delectable treats for the Noreen Fraser Foundation. 25% of the proceeds from sales benefit the foundation. We ordered this box of pink truffles … Continue reading

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The Best Greyhound Cocktail Recipe

How do you make a Greyhound? Well that depends on whether you like a consistent taste or erratic flavors. If you want to know what you’re getting every time, use store bought grapefruit juice. If you’re OK with leaving it … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Mojito Cocktail Recipe

Last night we served up a giant batch of Pomegranate Mojitos and at the end of the night the drink dispenser was completely drained. Nothing makes us happier. Here’s the recipe for an individual serving and the batch recipe. Pomegranates … Continue reading

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The Best Cocktail App is Live: DRINK IT!

We are thrilled to share with you that our cocktail and mixology app DRINK IT! is available! This free app is loaded with cocktail recipes for every occasion. You’ll get step-by-step directions, ingredient shopping lists, colorful photos, and videos to help … Continue reading

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A Classic Cosmopolitan for Vampires

Vampires have acquired a sophisticated reputation over the centuries which is why a Cosmopolitan Vampyre cocktail seems fitting. The deep red vodka tastes no different than regular vodka but will add an eerie element to your Halloween party. Click here … Continue reading

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Fun Skeleton Glassware for Halloween

When it comes to Halloween party planning, the cocktail clearly comes first. However, choosing festive glassware is a close second which is why we’re sharing a few (and whacky) favorites. You may only use these drinking vessels once a year … Continue reading

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Junior League of Los Angeles Cocktail

We recently made this drink for a Los Angeles Junior League fundraising event and we’ve been serving it for company ever since. It’s the perfect cocktail for holiday entertaining, and we know you’ll be doing quite a lot of it … Continue reading

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Halloween Cocktails with Fireball Whisky

When Fireball Whisky asked us to create a few cocktails for Halloween, we jumped at the chance.  Not in fright of course but in jubilation. This extremely popular cinnamon whisky has definitely become the “it” drink and we think it’s … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Tequila Cocktail Recipe

It’s that time of the year again. Pomegranates are everywhere and will adorn our kitchen counters and tables through the New Year. Pomegranates are known antioxidants and maybe best of all (and more importantly), provide amazing juice for fall and … Continue reading

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White Peach Cocktail Recipe

It’s October, but that didn’t stop me from buying half a dozen white peaches the other day. They looked absolutely delicious and Southern California is experiencing a heat wave. So why not drink an icy cold peach cocktail on a … Continue reading

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The Best Hot Chocolate Recipe for Chocolate Cocktails

After eating one of these bite-size brownies I realized I had yet to taste a chocolate cocktail that truly mirrored the taste of chocolate. Chocolate liqueur is hard to pull off without using artificial flavors and most that I’ve tasted … Continue reading

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Rosemary Margarita: The Perfect Fall Cocktail

I’m running out the door for a night with friends but the Friday night Uber ride will be long and who knows how crowded the bar will be. So while my hair dries a little more and my flat iron … Continue reading

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Riverside Restaurant Review: The Salted Pig

There’s good news then bad news then good news. The good news is that we showed up as a party of 14 and they accommodated us. The bad news will be dealt with in a separate post but let’s just … Continue reading

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Fall Drinks: Ruby Sipper Cocktail Recipe

For those of you who are drawn to mildly sweet cocktails, this drink is for you. Gin and Campari were made for each other and our homemade lemon plum simple syrup perfects the union by adding just a hint of … Continue reading

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How to Make a Gin and Tonic…Correctly

The easy way to make a gin and tonic: Pour some gin in a glass, add some tonic, squeeze a lime in and serve. The right way to make a gin and tonic: Find a fresh, soft lime with smooth … Continue reading

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