Strawberry Kiwi Bellini

Y’all it’s time for a hump day treat and I don’t know about your neck of the woods but it has been HOT in LA recently. When I’m sweating bullets I don’t want anything heavy – I want light and bubbly and fruity. I want Kristen Bell in a glass. Bellinis are made with fresh fruit purée and prosecco. Although typically peach, the purée can be anything you…


American Cherry Mojito

This weekend is all about the red, white and blue so today I give you the American Cherry Mojito. Cherries were part of English explorers’ cargo as early as the 1600s as they colonized North America. The cherry was soon after a subject of American folklore thanks to the story of George Washington chopping down his father’s favorite cherry tree. As an upstanding young boy, however, he could…


Countdown to Father’s Day: Gift Guide pt. 8

Okay so despite my week-long countdown, you’ve been putting off getting your dad something for Father’s Day and, oh crap – it’s already today!? Yes, today is Father’s Day! Well don’t fret – today I give you a last minute gift idea for that special guy. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with sidling up to the bar at home and fixing your dad a tasty cocktail. And what’s more,…


Countdown to Father’s Day: Gift Guide pt. 7

Alright we’re well into my week-long gift guide countdown to Father’s Day and since tomorrow is the big day, I give you an option that is thoughtful, unique, and doesn’t even require overnight shipping! If “stuff” isn’t all that important to your pops, give him an experience instead – namely, cook the big guy an awesome dinner to share good eats and conversation with your family and friends!…

Classy Sh*t Sip

Countdown to Father’s Day: Gift Guide pt. 3

Day 3 of my week-long countdown to dad and today I give you a gift that Don Draper would certainly approve. If your dad is a classy dude who enjoys a fine cigar and a whiskey on the rocks, then go with these: A silicon ice mold for perfectly spherical ice cubes A classy set of tumblers And of course some Teeling Whiskey, duh Cheers, ~j PS –…