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Slushy Meets Drink

06.06.11 by  

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The New Liquid Diet

03.26.11 by  

The New Liquid Diet

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If I read one more article — affixed next to an airbrushed image of a wholesome model with a toothy smile on a treadmill — telling me this is the year for a new me I swear I’m going to vomit. With January long past and the guilt of breaking our New Year’s resolutions

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Red Velvet Lounge Chair Cocktail

03.24.11 by  

Red Velvet Lounge Chair Cocktail

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This is a little firecracker of a cocktail. This drink has all the excitement of a Tiki Bar concoction. They are so easy to drink, yet easier to fall into a lounge chair after drinking a few too many of them.

The Red Velvet Lounge Chair

4 ounces freshly squeezed blood

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Thirst-Quenching Cocktails

03.21.11 by  

Thirst-Quenching Cocktails

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Friends of mine just got back from attending the Tecate 500 off road race in Mexico. They scoffed at all the attention Mexico has received, often unfairly over the last few months. Mexico is a place of many incongruities. Our newspapers shout about how dangerous it is, but here in Baja California, it’s the

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Found: New Balance

01.24.11 by  

Found: New Balance

Add bittering agents to your cocktails for a new twist on balance.

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Marrakesh Xanadu: Oxymoron or the Best Martini You Ever Laid Your Lips On?

01.05.11 by  

Marrakesh Xanadu: Oxymoron or the Best Martini You Ever Laid Your Lips On?

We took inspiration from this royally dry city to create a cocktail so refreshing, it’s worth risking eternal damnation.

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Moonshine Punch, From Bathtub to Bowl

12.06.10 by  

Moonshine Punch, From Bathtub to Bowl

Pappy’s white lightening gets all dolled up and ready for a big night in.

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Holiday on the Rocks

11.12.10 by  

Holiday on the Rocks

Ben Ellefsen’s signature cocktail for the season.

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Barrel Aged Cocktails

11.10.10 by  

Barrel Aged Cocktails

Portland’s Jeffrey Morgenthaler adds a non-tangible ingredient to mixology’s growing arsenal of tools. The surprising result: Even cocktails get better with age.

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Get the Show on the Roadie

11.09.10 by  

Get the Show on the Roadie

Cocktails, meet flask (or thermos or Big Gulp cup or….). Take your Happy Hour to-go with Gerry Jobe’s recipe for a drink that travels well.

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