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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.
One of chef Jos Andrs's party commandments is to keep drinks simple. But even at the most streamlined party, you'll still always get a guest who asks for something specific.
Forget that toxic-green apple-tini you once made the mistake of ordering. A new wave of American-made hard ciders has arrived, and it's redefining the role of the apple at the bar.
Just who the Alexander is for whom the drink was named is a mystery. There are at least three claimants to the honor, one of them being Alexander II of Russia, great-grandfather of Anastasia with whom everyone in Generation Y is familiar with because of the 1997 animated musical fantasy.
When she was just 12 years old, Dorinda Vance mastered the art of making chocolate-covered cherries. Now her childhood passion has become her life-long dream.
Limes can be used to clean the sink, strengthen your fingernails and some even say they taste pretty good in cocktails. I can't resist a bargain.
Motivated by the fact that I had a pineapple that was about to go bad, I started looking for cocktail recipes using fresh pineapple earlier this week. In the process, I unexpectedly discovered a vodka cocktail that I actually enjoyed.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 03:22 pm
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