August 2013 archive

The Shandy CioCiaro

The end of summer is fast approaching, folks! Where did it all GO??? I only got to the beach once this summer. I didn’t make it up to the Catskills at all, and I never even got a chance to ride my baby blue Vespa through beach-y grass whilst bedecked with boho beads with my […]

Your Cocktail Just Got More Jewel Toned: Sorel Liqueur & Jack From Brooklyn

A few week’s back I had the opportunity to experiment with an exciting, new-ish liqueur on the market, Sorel. Officially, only a little over a year old, this Brooklyn-made liqueur with intense notes of clove, nutmeg and ginger, has actually been in the works for over 15 years. Jackie Summers, the man behind this small […]

WHOA Travel & The Lady Hay Cooler

This last Thursday, I was part of an amazing launch party for WHOA Travel, a boutique travel company that integrates charity work involving women around the world. ‘Every WHOA Adventure aims to bring personal discoveries to women while simultaneously having a positive impact on local women and their communities.’ Traveling around the world, having adventures and impacting communities […]

The Brighton Beachcomber

This amazingly refreshing tequila cocktail is another one of my all time favorites and so it was, of COURSE going to be included in last Friday’s launch menu. In the past I’ve always used Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur but I was excited to try Barrow’s Intense Ginger Liqueur for a number of reasons: 1) I hadn’t […]

The Whiskey Cardinale

Like a fiery, Italian bombshell in a Spaghetti Western, this little rye whiskey cocktail goes down real easy. Wait. That sounded….um. Ok. All you need to know about The Whiskey Cardinale is this cocktail, or a slight variation on this recipe, was my go-to, after work sipper for like a year straight. And continues to be […]

Launch Party Pics!

Thanks to all who came out to Atlantic Cellars in Brooklyn last Friday to help me celebrate the official launch of Bit By a Fox – blog, events and cocktail design.  Here are some shots from the night! How cute are these cocktail spears? Perfect for boozy cupcakes! The cocktails: The Whiskey Cardinale with Old […]

Bit By a Fox Launch Cocktails: Sneak Peek!

Tonight is the night! And these are the cocktails. Why so much coconut water you ask? Well, I happen to think it’s a divine cocktail mixer (and it’s hydrating!) It’s still summer and although the heatwave may have broken around here, I’m still craving summer flavors. And both of these cocktails, which are truly very […]