Monthly Archives: March 2014

The 3 Best Ketel One Citroen Vodka Cocktails

The ingredients that you can combine with Ketel One Citroen to make a variety of delicious cocktails is practically endless. The flavored vodka is truly one of our favorites because of its ability to brighten up a familiar but maybe … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Friday: Gloves on Bartenders Just Don’t Fit

On January 1st of this year, a new California law rolled out requiring all food industry employees who come in contact with ready-to-eat food, including bartenders, to wear vinyl gloves while working. The belief is that this will dramatically reduce … Continue reading

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Easter Egg Jello Shots

Liven up Easter Sunday with some tasty Easter Egg Jell-) Shots. We’re not suggesting you should pass them out at church, but it sure makes for a fun, adult Easter egg hunt once you get home for brunch. Choose your … Continue reading

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Cocktails & Confections: Strawberry Cupcake Cocktail

A container of strawberry cupcakes, which practically attacked me there at the entrance of Ralph’s on Sunday, was the inspiration for this Strawberry Cupcake cocktail. Between the happy packaging and the perfect, almost fake-looking frosting, there was no way I … Continue reading

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Easy Entertaining: Delicious Drinks with DOLE® Frozen Fruit

One of the best ways to add flavor to your cocktail while also keeping it well-chilled is by using frozen fruit. We used the 12-ounce DOLE® frozen fruit packages which are perfect for making a lot of drinks at once. The … Continue reading

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Cocktail Kickoff for the DOLE® Blogger Summit

It was a perfect Los Angeles night for food bloggers from around the country to gather for the Dole® Summit kick-off at Ford’s Filling Station. Trays of amazing appetizers and our signature cocktails were presented at this intimate event for … Continue reading

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Golden Summer, a Signature Cocktail for DOLE® Summit

We are very excited to be participating in today’s DOLE® Foods Blogger Summit, which takes place over the next three days in various parts of Los Angeles. The festivities kick off this afternoon at Ford’s Filling Station, the popular American gastropub in … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Drinks: Lucky Bunny Peeps Shot

What could be more perfect for St. Patrick’s Day than a Lucky Bunny Peeps shot? Whether you decide to eat the bunny first, drink the shot first, or ingest it all in one big happy gobble, that’s for you to … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Drinks: Irish Sundae Cocktail

We tested this Irish Sundae cocktail recipe on a 70º SoCal afternoon which for the record, is a very good temperature for an Irish Sundae cocktail. It melts at about the pace that you want to drink it, forcing you … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Stew

Even though the classic St. Patrick’s Day meal of corned beef and cabbage is always a winner, it’s nice to mix things up once in a while. Cabbage stew is on the menu this weekend! Because this stew calls for … Continue reading

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Beer, Straight Up: Trends in Beer Cocktails

There’s nothing sexy about a bottle of beer. That beer commercial where the dorky guy is holding an icy cold one and talking to an ultra-hot swimsuit model might go viral on YouTube but it’s not because of the curves … Continue reading

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Classic Drinks: After Eight Cocktail Recipe

Because this drink involves Irish cream and creme de menthe, we thought that an After Eight cocktail would be perfect to serve during St. Patrick’s Day week. The only problem you might run into with an After Eight is deciding … Continue reading

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4 Untraditional St. Patrick’s Day Drinks

We’re the first to say that we love green Jell-O shots, Irish beer cocktails, and any drink that includes the word leprechaun. But some of you may want to subtlety celebrate March 17th without getting shit for it from your friends. … Continue reading

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Happy Hour at the Office, VeeV Style

Last night we attended VeeV’s monthly happy hour gathering that takes place right smack in the middle of their offices. How’s that for a comfortable work environment? And they don’t just hire some random bartender who sets up in a … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby Relived

Our dear friends really know how to throw a party, and this time it was in alluring Great Gatsby style. Women in feathers, beads, and fishnets, men in suits, hats and bow ties, all gathered in a beautiful home overlooking … Continue reading

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