Cocktails, Wine + Drinks

Spiced Hot Toddy

Honey + Whiskey + Spices A spiced hot toddy to sooth your senses in fall and winter With cooling temperatures, warm, comforting drinks are in order. Which is why I am suggesting you…

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Irish Poitin Recipe: Frozen Lemonade

Have you ever tried Irish Poitin? Poitin, pronounced put-cheen, is a modern-day moonshine that you can mix and swirl with other ingredients for a refreshing, yet oh-so-potent, cocktail. Moonshine, said to predate…

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Abbotsford Road Coffee Specialists

New York City has become a mecca for coffee lovers. From my apartment in Carroll Gardens in Brooklyn I can walk to at least 10 spots to get a good cup—and that’s…

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3 Olympic Themed Cocktails from The Bitter Truth

3 Olympic Themed Cocktails The Winter Olympics have just started. Get all cozy at home and watch alpine skiing, figure skating, or bobsledding—while enjoying one of these three Olympic themed cocktails created…

5 Patrón Cocktails to Try

I recently received a bottle of Patrón Silver Tequila and started experimenting, as I often do, not wanting to go the usual classic margarita route, because you can find those anywhere. I…

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2015 Catalina Sounds Pinot Noir

I found an excellent end-of-summer red wine for you: 2015 Catalina Sounds Pinot Noir. Take a few bottles to the beach for a last hurrah or to a dinner party with friends—or…

Peach Cobbler Cocktail

Just Peachy—3 Peach Cocktails to Enjoy this Summer

Did you know that August is National Peach Month? Who knew, right? Consider it another excuse to enjoy some more peaches before fall sets in. Aside from peach pie, peach cobbler and…

Crowded House Sauvignon Blanc 2016

If you’re looking for an accessible wine to drink with salads and seafood, try this Crowded House Sauvignon Blanc from Malborough Wines. The grapes were harvested in the summer of 2016 during…