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1 hr ago | San Diego CityBEAT
A bimonthly event that brings scientists into a neighborhood bar for a 15-to-20-minute informative presentation followed by a discussion with the audience. Here, Karen Pierce, assistant director of the Autism Center of Excellence at UCSD, shares new research confirming that autism begins during pregnancy.
3 hrs ago | Examiner.com
In a city known for ' Huge Ass Beers ', hand-grenades and hurricanes, sometimes it's nice to take a break from the Bourbon Street sugar high and enjoy a finely curated glass of wine . Enter New Orleans ' new and flourishing wine scene.
7 hrs ago | Denver Westword
Last week's dip into near-freezing temperatures got us thinking that winter is on its way, but relax -- we're looking at a few more weeks of warm weather here in Denver. It may even hit 90 degrees on Thursday, so what better way to hang on to the last few sips of summer than downing a tiki cocktail? At Acorn, the Nationalized Tiki is your ticket to island flavors -- with a few unique twists to keep things interesting.
10 hrs ago | OregonLive.com
Welcome to Bar Tab, The Oregonian's first-annual guide to the Portland-area's best bars. In the weeks ahead, you'll find guides to the city's top bars for beer, wine, great food and good times.
The Botanist bar, in Boar Lane, Leeds, will launch its new limited edition 'Seventh Haven' drink in order to raise both awareness and money for The Haven charity during Breast Cancer Awareness Month next month. The chocolate orange-inspired mix by bartender Adam Phoenix was chosen during a specially organised Bloom Gin cocktail competition last week, and will go on sale at the venue next month with A 1 from each drink going to the Gateway-based breast cancer support centre.
Pepita Pesto Chicken Torta comprising of sun-dried tomatoes, romesco served on a baguette with a side of potato salad is served. Salami Bocadillo with Queen Creek Olive Mill olives and pepita pesto with a glass of red wine is one possible dining option at the newly opened Pitchforks and Corks restaurant.
National Guacamole Day is Tuesday, Sept, 16, and these guac recipes from the experts at Dos Caminos are easy enough to whip up at home, even with a cocktail in hand. Start with Chef Ivy Stark's traditional guacamole recipe and feel free to give it a fun twist with variations like Lobster Guacamole, Chipotle-Goat Cheese Guacamole or Artichoke Guacamole with Toasted Pine Nuts.
A bid by one of the original investors in 42-Below vodka to make lightning strike twice has failed, with administrators flagging losses of nearly $12 million. Shane McKillen's VnC group, the producer of pre-mix cocktails and bottled water brand Hydr8, collapsed into liquidation on September 5 after a bid to seek a deed of settlement with creditors failed.
How much: $15, $20 and $35 at Ticketmaster or the box office Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - If sipping a martini has ever made you feel so classy you could just plie, you probably need to snag tickets for this upcoming show. Manhattan-based dance company Ballet with a Twist 's "Cocktail Hour" will pair ballet dancing with a menu of cocktails and mocktails at the St. George Theatre on Oct. 11. Tickets are on sale now.
Too often we think of Tiki as silly. An arrested development, surfing-induced escape to a tropical island were lounging under breezy bamboo is only interrupted by slurps of rum punch.
Lorraine Eaton is The Virginian-Pilot's award-winning Staff Epicure, who roams Tidewater writing about the foodways and cocktail scene. She is the author of "Tidewater Table," a local bestseller featuring coastal Virginia cooks and recipes In 2014, she co-authored the "Food Lover's Guide to Virginia," a culinary chapbook of the state's best eats.
This Sunday, September 14, football season kicks off at Levi's Stadium when the San Francisco 49ers take on the Chicago Bears. Looking for a way to celebrate the start of the season? 49ers super fan Michael Mina, who recently opened the brand new Bourbon Steak & Pub inside the new high-tech arena, has the perfect boozy answer.
Koval Apple Brandy is an aesthetically pleasing organic product, which is the color of a brisk cider. It comes in a tall, slender bottle.
Imagine pulling up to a family-owned organic farm, breathtaking against a backdrop of blue skies and California mountains, and jumping out of a fantastically gaudy white stretch Hummer limo. It's a hilarious situation-maybe not so much for the poor souls of Sacramento's Citizen Hotel and its stellar Grange Restaurant, who were probably expecting a more environmentally-friendly vehicle to show up for their "Farm to Fork" tour -but it sure was to me.
Wine and food pairing dinners? Oh, please. Everybody's done that, haven't they? Beer and food pairing dinners? Interesting, sure, but they're everywhere these days it seems.
The Bee's Knees cocktail offered as one of the King Bee Lounge's signature drinks isn't afraid to let a bold burst of honey act as the reigning ingredient in the concoction of gin, honey and lemon that the bar serves with one distinctive twist: the Bees' Knees comes from a frozen drinks machine. That medium and the cold, slush-like texture it delivers might be the most ingenious way of serving up the Bee's Knees, a classic cocktail, to make it fresh and new again.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:49 pm
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