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It’s Brown, It’s Barrel-Aged, It’s … Gin?

It’s Brown, It’s Barrel-Aged, It’s … Gin?

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Barrel-aged gin resembles young whisky in color and flavor. It’s quickly becoming the new darling of distillers and craft bartenders across the U.S.

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Pumpkin Beer And Beyond: 9 Local Bay Area Seasonal Booze Options

Pumpkin Beer And Beyond: 9 Local Bay Area Seasonal Booze Options

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Drink in season with this diverse collection of beer and spirits from around the Bay Area, from pumpkin barleywine to applejack. 

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Eat Me

Eat Me

| October 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Let’s pretend for a moment you were asked to translate yourself into a plate of food.

If you were to turn the phrase “You are what you eat” on its ear and attempt to eat what you are, what exactly would you be eating? What would it look like if you laid bare all those little bits of yourself– your own, personal ingredients, I suppose– and put them on a plate for all the world to see?

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Pregnant Pause: Gin and Tonic

Pregnant Pause: Gin and Tonic

| May 18, 2009 | 4 Comments

I decided to start my mocktail quest off with that simplest of drinks, the gin and tonic. With multiple nuances brought on by using different gins, it’s probably my favorite cocktail — biting, tart, and tinged with bitterness, it reminds me of myself on my best days.

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Lady in Red

Lady in Red

| November 8, 2008 | 9 Comments

Over the summer, Catherine — for whom I once designed a simple birthday cocktail to go along with her gift of St. Germain elderflower liqueur — asked if I would shake up a special wedding cocktail. Her only request: it had to be red to match her dress.

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Fever-Tree Revisited: Ginger Ale

Fever-Tree Revisited: Ginger Ale

| May 17, 2007 | 2 Comments

When it come to ginger ale, I’ve had only one opinion: drink it when you’re fluish. Since that was the childhood application for me, it’s pretty hard to separate fever, nausea, and vomiting from those emerald green bottles. Until now. After my last Fever-Tree musing, I was invited to participate in intimate Fever-Tree event at […]

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Sarticious is Delicious

Sarticious is Delicious

| March 29, 2007 | 5 Comments

I’m a gin girl. Gin and Ginger, Gin and Sin, Pink Gin, Greyhound, Gin and Tonic — I love them all. Yet despite that, up until a year ago I was unknowingly depriving myself of an entire world of gins. Sticking primarily with Tanqueray, I treated myself every once in awhile to cold, elegantly aquamarine […]

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