November 2015 archive

Art of Auchentoshan & My Pretty Whisky Glass!

Founded in 1823 by Irish refugees settling in the Scottish Lowlands, on the edge of Glasgow, Auchentoshan, (pronounced ‘OKKen-TOSHan’) is a single malt whisky that is triple distilled, resulting in a delicate, approachable, and very mixable Scotch whisky; The perfect gateway Scotch for people who may be intimidated by the stuff, or who tend to favor lighter, Irish-style […]

Introducing Patrón Silver Tequila in a 1-liter Bottle!

Just in time for the holidays, Patrón has released its first-ever 1-liter Patrón Silver tequila bottle. This limited edition, larger bottle is decorated with the iconic bee design made from pure pewter, and is topped with an elegant glass stopper. In the spirit of the Art of Patrón program, to help celebrate this launch, I created another DIY spin on this […]

A Friendsgiving Cocktail! The Green Pear Sparkler

The Thanksgiving countdown is underway! T-minus seven days until the turkey frenzy takes over America’s kitchens and tummys and couches and zzzzz. I cannot WAIT to be a lazy mofo for three days straight! Who’s with me?! (super lethargic virtual high-five) Maybe you’ve sorted out your main menu. Maybe you’re gonna wing it like an […]

The Bubbly Boulevardier

We like to keep things fairly light-hearted here in the boozy world of Bit by a Fox. Cocktails (and cocktail culture) are happy making for the most part. And the tone is a pretty jovial one. Today’s cocktail post was created (originally) to honor the recent launch of the gorgeous book Paris Cocktails, written by Doni Belau creator of the […]

Foxy Friends: Eataly New York’s Beverage Director, Emily Hand

For the second installment in our Foxy Friends series, we are featuring another Jersey girl! Emily Hand is the Beverage Director for Eataly New York, the 50,000 square foot food and drink mecca devoted to all things Italian. Emily Hand started working at Eataly as a sommelier in early August 2010, just before the store opened. Although she […]