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The Elegance Of A Fine Cognac

Cognac; there’s something almost mythical about this spirit. Originating in the south western part of France in the 16th century, Cognac was accidentally discovered like most other alcoholic beverages. In the early 1500’s, Dutch settlers had ...

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With the leaves gradating from green to yellow and the summer heat slowly fading away—humor me here, a girl can dream—, fall seems to be just around the corner. If you’re looking for a festive way to commemorate the changing of seasons that ... more »

Aug 31, 2016 12:43 PM Mixology

As I write this, I am in my early twenties, a fact which carries a couple connotations—the truest of which being every person I’ve ever known is now getting married. That means I’ve had a front seat to several traditions. And I’ve noticed ... more »

Aug 17, 2016 1:05 PM Mixology

You know the trope: someone walks up to the bar and orders a “beer,” and a frosted glass filled with a foamy liquid slides into shot. The speaker drinks and the picture continues. Yet another unrealistic expectation movies have set for us. more »

Aug 10, 2016 11:45 AM Mixology

From the reservoir glass like a vase in a museum and the ornately-carved slotted spoon, to the lively green liquid transforming into a milky iridescence; from the legends of madness and mayhem, to fans of the beverage including Oscar Wilde ... more »

Aug 3, 2016 11:29 AM Mixology

There’s a lot that Ernest Hemingway and I disagree on—writing styles, treatment of women, opinions of F. Scott Fitzgerald. But one thing we’ll always see eye-to-eye on is the daiquiri. A perfectly well-blended, flavorful frozen daiquiri is ... more »

Jul 28, 2016 10:31 AM Mixology

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