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Tag: Cocktails

I Scream You Scream – part 2

I Scream You Scream – part 2

If you tuned into last Monday’s blog post, you learned about Robert McCay Green and his invention of the ice cream soda back in 1874. (If you didn’t, it’s not too late to go back and read it!) Tomorrow is the day to celebrate his creation. That’s […]

Cheers for Chartreuse!

Cheers for Chartreuse!

So you (hopefully) read Monday’s post called Chartreuse with Envy and have gone out and acquired a bottle (or two) of Chartreuse! Congrats! Cheers! Now the age-old question, what do I do with this? A popular favourite of cocktailers is The Last Word. If you […]

Tea for Two, Take Two

Tea for Two, Take Two

Tomorrow is National Tea Day. This is a day that celebrates not just tea, but the tradition of sitting down and enjoying a cuppa in the company of friends. Earlier in the week, I started the celebrations early with my post about the British Afternoon […]

Secret Seoul Speakeasy

Secret Seoul Speakeasy

Sssshhhhh! Don’t tell a s(e)oul, but I’m going to let you in on a little secret we discovered during a recent trip. In Seoul, hidden behind not one, but two doors, lies a secret speakeasy.  I’m not kidding, this feels like an honest to goodness […]

Valentine’s Violette Lava Cakes

Valentine’s Violette Lava Cakes

This is a public service announcement: Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. You still have time to let your special someone think you were organized and thought of them. Valentine’s Day always comes with pressure. Buy flowers. Book a nice restaurant.  Get a card (I’m horrible at cards, […]

Ginger Sippers

Ginger Sippers

I love ginger! I love the tangy taste of it and the subtle not-too-sweet flavour that wakes up your mouth. Remember when you were a small child and weren’t feeling well? How many times were you given Ginger Ale to make you feel better? It still […]

Holidays Cheers!

Holidays Cheers!

I love parties: cocktail parties, dinner parties, casual parties and spur of the minute get-togethers! I love getting together with friends and family and catching up with people whom I may adore, but don’t get to see often enough because life gets in the way. Bubbles […]