San Diego Food Bloggers Bake Sale

Come see me at the San Diego Food Bloggers Bake Sale I will be selling bourbon cakes.  Warning these cakes are made with boubon, lots of bourbon.  Would you expect anything less?  You really don’t want to miss these. Another Round? Autumn at Kous Kous Re-Visited Hey, that smells kinda like Vietnamese food Wolves…

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The Maker’s Mark Shell Game

I have always had love for Maker’s Mark Bourbon; it is an American Classic, an institution. In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, Maker’s Mark announced that they would be changing the bottled proof of their bourbon from 90 to 84.  Not changing the recipe, just…

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The Cat-Hatten

Dubonnet, a spicy fortified wine with the bitter tang of quinine, is a great choice to replace vermouth if you want to shake up a traditional cocktail. This drink substitutes the traditional vermouth in the Manhatten with Dubonnet Rouge, and is called the Dubonnet Manhattan or, as I prefer, The…

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Is cheap booze bad booze?

In an age of overpriced vodkas and huge strides in marketing, prices seem distorted and inflated.  Maybe things have always been this way.  I by no means claim to be an expert, but I wonder how much of the price we pay for “premium” liquor is just in the name…

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F-ing Car Bombs!!

So we went out Saturday night for a friend’s birthday.  Drunken craziness followed.  Drinking on a bus, followed by drinking in a bar and on and on.  Irish Car Bombs soon made their appearance on the bar.  For years I have been saying: “When you get to the point in…

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New Year New Drink

So I haven’t posted in some time. I haven’t forgot. I have been learning. Changing my understanding of the way cocktails work. As well as the way they are viewed and applied in our lives. I hope that as I learn I can inform and entertain. Anyway, new cocktail: The…

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