Monthly Archives: November 2015

Resort of the Month: Marriott’s Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona

It had been a long (but really fun) day. We started with an early morning appearance on Good Morning Arizona followed by back-to-back book signings in Scottsdale and Chandler. By the time we slipped into the steaming jacuzzi at the … Continue reading

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Fäsi Estate 2012 Syrah…A Wine for Entertaining

You know when you reach for one more splash of wine to fill your empty glass only to find that the bottle is empty? And your desire to curl up in a ball on the floor and flail around like the drunken … Continue reading

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The 3 Best Cranberry Cocktails for Thanksgiving

I’ve never understood the appeal of cranberries. Growing up, our parents served both styles for Thanksgiving dinner. The lumpy canned kind with whole cranberries (sorry mom…did you make those from scratch and I just forgot? If you did they were … Continue reading

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Friendsgiving with Leinenkugel’s Cranberry Ginger Shandy

Yum. Just yum. An icy cold bottle of Leinenkugel’s Cranberry Ginger Shandy is about as close as you can get to drinking November in a bottle. Fans of the brand simply refer to it as Leinie’s, and there are a … Continue reading

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Beverly Hill’s Hot New Spot: Mr. C’s Hotel

It’s what’s on the inside that counts. Especially in Los Angeles. Double especially at a party in Beverly Hill’s at a trendy hotel like Mr. C’s. Because if you judge this place based on its out-dated, Holiday Inn fashioned exterior, and poorly … Continue reading

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Angel’s Envy Tasting with Wes Henderson

Upon invitation we knew that the event with Angel’s Envy was going to be great. First of all, Angel’s Envy is one of our favorite top-shelf whiskies. Second, the intimate dinner for a group of Los Angeles tastemakers was going … Continue reading

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The Book Tour Cocktail: Perfect Harmony

When we kicked off our book tour with BevMo! and Pottery Barn in San Diego on October 1st, we weren’t set on demo drink yet. We knew that it had to be something delicious since alcohol had to be omitted, and … Continue reading

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Introducing Kikori Whiskey!

We first met Ann Soh Woods, co-founder of Kikori Whiskey, at the Cocktails and Conversations event at The Ambrose Hotel a few weeks ago. We can count on one hand the number of women we’ve met who own spirits companies, … Continue reading

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Meet the Bloggers from Oh So Yummy!

We’ve been following San Diego foodies Dennis and Lynn for sometime now, but it wasn’t until the San Diego launch of our new book that we got to meet them in person. Photo credit: Oh So Yummy They started their … Continue reading

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