Bar Review – The Hotsy Totsy Club, Albany, California
March 15, 2012 – 1:57 pm | No Comment

Hotsy Totsy

 
I have been fortunate enough to engage in discussions of the bar arts with many a worthy bartender.  Among their love of good drinks and admiration for other good bartenders lay another deep fondness; …

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Cocktail Menu – Caña Rum Bar, Los Angeles California
May 2, 2011 – 7:26 pm | No Comment
Cocktail Menu – Caña Rum Bar, Los Angeles California

The following is a guest post from our newest friend, Thirsty In L.A.. We highly reccomend you become a fan of his site as we have.

Time flies when you’re having fun, and Caña Rum Bar …

Cocktail Recipe – Pineapple Margarita
May 1, 2011 – 6:20 am | No Comment
Cocktail Recipe – Pineapple Margarita

This is a fun drink to make when you have some fresh pineapple around. This Pineapple Margarita cocktail differs from others that we have tried in that it is not too sweet or filled with …

Cocktail Recipe – The Hennessy Majestini Cocktail
April 28, 2011 – 5:01 pm | No Comment
Cocktail Recipe – The Hennessy Majestini Cocktail

Looking for something to drink while watching the Royal Wedding of William and Kate?  Well, the fine folks at Hennessy have created a cocktail to commemorate the Royal nuptials.  Called the Hennessy Majestini, it is …

Cigar Review – Por Larrañaga Magnifico
April 28, 2011 – 6:00 am | 2 Comments
Cigar Review – Por Larrañaga Magnifico

This cigar review re-post comes to us courtesy of the fine folks at SmokingStogie.com.
Just like in Highlander, there can be only one. And that one could very well be the Por Larrañaga Magnifico.
It has been …

Cocktail Recipe – The Italian Sidecar Cocktail from Luka’s Tap Room, Oakland California
April 27, 2011 – 8:36 am | No Comment
Cocktail Recipe – The Italian Sidecar Cocktail from Luka’s Tap Room, Oakland California

Luka’s Tap Room is a bar/restaurant located on Broadway in downtown Oakland, California. It has the feel of a busy neighborhood hang with lots of beer on tap, a fun cocktail menu and the requisite …

Bar Review – PDT New York, NY
April 27, 2011 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Bar Review – PDT New York, NY

Standing inside Crif Dogs on St. Marks Street in the east village of New York, enjoying my deep-fried hot dog and quite possibly the best french fries I’ve ever had, I noticed something a truly …

Cocktail Recipe – The Reverse Martini
April 24, 2011 – 6:00 am | One Comment
Cocktail Recipe – The Reverse Martini

The favored cocktail recipe of Julia Child, the Reverse Martini is a refreshing drink that pairs well with oysters, ceviche, shrimp, mango, pear and a hot summer’s day. As advertised, the recipe here is a reverse …

Cocktail Recipe – The Peruvian Helicopter
April 21, 2011 – 11:02 am | No Comment
Cocktail Recipe – The Peruvian Helicopter

The Purvian Helicopter is our take on a cocktail recipe called the Volador, a Pisco based lime and cilantro laced concoction that I recently had the chance to sample at Destino Peruvian restaurant in San …

Coming Soon – Ron de Jeremy 7 Year Old Dark Rum
April 20, 2011 – 6:00 am | One Comment
Coming Soon – Ron de Jeremy 7 Year Old Dark Rum

This is just too good.  Panamanian Master Distiller Don Pancho Fernandez will soon be releasing the next in his successful line of celebrity-affiliated/inspired spirits.  This one is a seven year old Panamanian rum distilled, blended …

Interview – Seth Laufman Bar Manager of URBN Coal Fired Pizza and Bar San Diego
April 18, 2011 – 7:25 pm | 2 Comments
Interview – Seth Laufman Bar Manager of URBN Coal Fired Pizza and Bar San Diego

Ohio native Seth Laufman has been tending bar for the better part of the last ten years.  Most of that time has been spent pouring cocktails at some of San Francisco’s classier establishments such as …