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Tag: Cocktails

Doing The Laundry (Room)

Doing The Laundry (Room)

Las Vegas is full of shows. On any given night, you can see aquatic marvels, acrobats flying through the air or balanced precariously, slight of hand feats of wonder or your favourite artist performing or you can enjoy laughs aplenty. If you are a cocktailer, […]

Buenos Aires Blossoms, Bottles and Booze

Buenos Aires Blossoms, Bottles and Booze

Buenos Aires has a very European vibe, from the extremely French architecture to the wide, tree-lined streets. On one smaller tree-lined street, there is an elegantly-appointed florist shop called Floreria Atlantico. Large containers of roses, lilies, sunflowers and other blossoms fill the store with gorgeous scents. […]

Super Luxe Luxardo Cocktails

Super Luxe Luxardo Cocktails

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Luxardo and its almost unbelievable movie-like history. I have to admit that I loved learning their story – it fascinated me almost as much as their products. Miss it the first time around? You can read it here. To answer […]

Luxurious Luxardo

Luxurious Luxardo

Luxardo seems to be experiencing quite a revival right now. To be honest, there are a lot of people out there (myself included) who are thinking, “Hey what took you so long”? This is definitely an old school liqueur! How old school? Well, Luxardo and its distinctive […]

Drinking in the Cloakroom

Drinking in the Cloakroom

During Prohibition, the US saw more than its fair share of speakeasies and alcohol for these joints was smuggled across the border courtesy of Canada (American friends, you are welcome!). Secret knocks, secret doors, secret handshakes and having to “know” someone was all part and […]

Thank You, Coffee!

Thank You, Coffee!

Last week, I wrote a post about coffee and its history for International Coffee Day. Missed it? You can read it here. The Italians love their caffè. They also like caffè corretto, which is an expression I love. The coffee is “corrected” by adding a shot […]

(No) Labour Day Cocktails

(No) Labour Day Cocktails

Hard to believe that we’ll be saying goodbye to summer and hello to back-to-school! Summer seems to have gone by quicker than usual! Here’s hoping for a nice long Indian summer with warm days and mild nights. This is the last long weekend of the […]