Monthly Archives: September 2014

A Night Out with Jameson & George

Sunday night we danced, sang, and drank Jameson Black Barrel Irish Whiskey in the heart of Hollywood at George Fest, one in a series of The Best Fests sponsored by Jameson. The concert was a star-studded event, opened by LA’s very … Continue reading

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The Best Bourbon Drinks: Kentucky B & B Cocktail Recipe

When I was behind the bar, B & B was more tombstone than liquor bottle. One of those brands that sat in the same place collecting dust for so long that it just became part of the bar’s decór. Like … Continue reading

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The Best Bourbon Drinks: Bourbon Milk Punch Cocktail

It had been a long time since we’d had a bourbon milk punch cocktail but with National Bourbon Month here and all we dug into our dozens of cocktail books to find some of the best recipes to share with … Continue reading

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Win a NesCafé Dolce Gusto Coffee System!

As you know from drinks like Jocelyn’s Afternoon Chocolate Coffee Cocktail, Cup O’ MoJoe, and Almond Chocolate Coffee,  we like our coffee and cocktail to be in the same glass sometimes. OK- a lot of times. And we just happened … Continue reading

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The 5 Best Bourbons for National Bourbon Month

We try not to choose favorites but bourbon is definitely one of our preferred spirits. Before I became a bartender back in 1998 I barely knew the difference between bourbon and apple juice. Slinging drinks changed all that. As you … Continue reading

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2014 National Cream Filled Donut Day Cocktail

Last week I drove past a Dunkin Donuts in Santa Monica and wouldn’t have thought twice about it if there wasn’t a row of tents lined up outside. At first I assumed it was a homeless encampment that had sprung … Continue reading

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Beauty in the Bite’s Prosciutto Cups with Burrata, Peaches, & Basil

Guest Post by BeautyInTheBites.com’s  Ragan Wallake Brooks (to see the cocktail that pairs with Ragan’s appetizer, click to the previous blog post!) I love this little quick appetizer trick of creating a bite size cup from a piece of prosciutto. It’s dead … Continue reading

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It’s a Little Surprise Cocktail Recipe

Today’s original drink was specifically made for the accompanying post by guest blogger Ragan Wallake Brooks from Beauty in the Bite. We wanted to make a drink that would incorporate some of the same flavors from her delicious prosciutto cups … Continue reading

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Girl’s Night In with Butterfly Kiss Wine

We wish packages like this would arrive and in our mailbox every day! Recently we received two delicious bottles of Butterfly Kiss chardonnay and moscato, along with the movie “The Other Woman” starring Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann. The plan was to … Continue reading

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Classic Drinks: American Flyer Cocktail Recipe

In honor of Labor Day, order an American Flyer for your Monday happy hour cocktail. This is a mild and refreshing drink to help sustain that relaxed three-day weekend mood for as long as possible. American Flyer Cocktail 1.5 light … Continue reading

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