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January 2017

Fox News

“For the more adventurous, try substituting it for the liqueurs you might use in your margaritas or cosmopolitans,” says Jordan Catapano, mixologist for beverage retailer BevMo! “It pairs well with both clear and brown spirits, adding richness and flavor without stealing the show.”

January 2017

Mercury News

Cocktail blogger Jordan Catapano, mixologist for Concord-based BevMo, calls her Long Bay Iced Tea the perfect cocktail for a long afternoon of football-watching. It “may also come in handy during those long looming Sundays,” she says, “when September seems like it’s years away.”

May 2016

Mercury News

Mixologist Jordan Catapano, who created several of those very fun Warriors-inspired cocktails we ran  recently, has a come up with a new one — a twist on the Bloody Mary theme with Curry on the side.  “We’d all just relax a little bit more,” she says, “if we knew that the number one three-point shooter in the history of the NBA was actually on the court.”

July 2016

Good Day LA

August 2016

CBS News

 

November 2016

Huff Post

“I like to think of holiday drinks as consumable holiday decor. They easily add a festive vibe to any party without much hassle or cost”

September 2015

Bust Magazine

July 2015

Town & Country

 

July 2015

Palisadian Post

Fourth of July Cocktail Recipes:
“Star Spangled Sangria”
“Red, White, and Bubbly”

August 2015

Domino Magazine

Black Ruby Cocktail Recipe

“A spirited way to use fresh, in-season blackberries this summer. Try this as a starter cocktail before your next dinner party!”

April 2014

WOMAN’S WORLD

Take a Break!: Unwind with a Sorbet Cocktail!

“The trick to perfectly blended flavors is to scoop the sorbet into your glass first, ” Catapano says.

April 2012

SAVEUR MAGAZINE

Best Food Blog Awards

WINNER: Best Cocktail Blog

“… as we sorted through nearly 40,000 nominations for blogs, videos, and websites, we found proof again and again that food blogs are a force to be reckoned with.”

June 2012

NEW YORK BOOK FESTIVAL

WINNER: Non-Fiction Honorable Mention

Winners, runner-ups and honorable mentions were honored at a cocktails/hors d’oeuvres reception at the Grolier Club in New York on Friday, June 22.

December 2011

SAN DIEGO READER

Blog: Feast!
“Lessons and advice are doled out in an entertaining tone that makes it an easy read, but doesn’t skimp on information that’s actually useful for aspiring bartenders.”

October 2011

PACIFIC MAGAZINE

Groove: Acing the Bar

“… In the end, however, Catapano’s aim is to provide practical advice for readers itching to get behind the bar and emerge with fistfuls of cash.”

October 2011

SOUTH BAY EASY READER

Drinks 101

“I think when a woman who’s strong and confident and in her home or in a bar and she knows how to make a drink, there’s something really appealing about that”

October 2011

KSWB FOX 5 NEWS SAN DIEGO

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October 2011

KUSI NEWS SAN DIEGO

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September 2011

NORTH COUNTY TIMES

“Bartending guide offers tips, secrets of the trade for women”

July 2011

MSN GLO

Gotta Have It: Bottoms Up

“After years of mixing drinks for the likes of Bradley Cooper and Beyoncé, bartenderturned-author Jordan Catapano…has written the ultimate at-home mixology guide…”

July 2011

MSN GLO

Cocktail Confidential

“…We talked to the bartending pros themselves to find out what these common drinks reveal about the men ordering them.”

July 2011

MODERN MOM.COM

Read-Play-Watch

“The idea for the book came when there wasn’t a night that a woman didn’t ask me how to break into the job, or how to make great, professional tasting and looking drinks at home,” says Jordan.