June 2014 archive

On Holiday…

You may have noticed that this boozy blog has been unusually quiet lately…and for that, I apologize. But even booze bloggers need a break! I really had pictured myself writing exotic drink posts from various patios, over expertly made cappuccinos on the coast of Italy or from the Dalmatian Islands of Croatia…but I just have […]

Backyard Summer Spirits: The Staycation Cocktail

I’m not much of a beer drinker. But occasionally a tall, cold one really hits the spot. There’s usually pizza and organized sports involved. And a summer-induced thirst. Beer just isn’t my go-to unless I’m crazy thirsty. Like, hiking-all-day-in-the-blazing-hot-sun-and-running-out-of-water-halfway-like-a-punk, kind of thirsty. Or sweating-it-out-on-a-steamy-city-beach-in-the-middle-of-July-without-an-umbrella-like-a-dumb-dumb, kind of thirsty. So, I basically chug that first pint down without tasting […]

Backyard Summer Spirits: Cocktail Menu

Welp. This has been the rainiest week we’ve had in ages, and it’s been one helleva nail biter leading up tonight’s event. Buuut, it looks like the sun is out right now and the birds are tentatively chirping. And we’ve just confirmed an indoor space at the same location, so WE GOOD! I mean, look […]

Save The Date! Next Friday, June 13th!

If you are in the New York City area, make sure to save the date for next Friday night, June 13th for an over the top, outdoor summer spirits event in Brooklyn: Backyard Summer Spirits 2014. My favorite local booze makers and spirits of all time will be participating in this tasting slash block party […]

Saveur Magazine’s Best Food Blog Awards

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook, you know that I’ve just spent this past week whooping it up in Vegas, baby! The 5th Annual Saveur Best Food Blog Awards was a whirlwind ride, made in foodie heaven. And it was pretty rad. We were given a behind the scenes tour of the Bellagio Hotel from the […]