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  • Blogs

    October 3, 2014

    Boathouse Sour from The Boathouse Collective, Our Drink Of The Week!

    Last weekend, we became privy to a private space about to go public. While it is situated towards the ever-popular 17th Street in Costa Mesa, the exact location caught us off guard.

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    The Better Sazerac at Memphis at the Santora, Our Drink of the Week!

    I have always had an affinity for the French. It runs in my family: There's French blood on my mom's side, I spoke with my grandfather better in French than Vietnamese, and my dad sang me French songs when I was a child, so it shouldn't be a surprise that when 14-year-old Charles Lam had to choose ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    An Open Letter to the Mad Men-Obsessed, Or How to Make a Damn Old Fashioned

    Lately, I've had to resort to picky douchebaggery when ordering Old Fashioneds in bars, just as when I order a martini. It's all the fault of the writers and producers of Mad Men, who wouldn't know a good Old Fashioned if it got spilled on their nuts.We're not going to get into the martini thing a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Baja's Benedictine: Licor de Damiana Makes You Strong

    Every culture that distills alcohol infuses it with the local fruits, herbs and flowers available. In Italy, there's Benedictine and Galliano and a million amari; in Germany, schnapps is made with everything from tree bark to rare mountain flowers gathered by virgins in dirndls. They started off as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Five Rediscovered 'Old Man' Gin Cocktails

    Flickr user shannonhurstlane​You young whippersnappers! You think just because some glorified bartender figures out there's more to a cocktail than syrupy fruit liqueurs and vodkas shaken together with too much ice, you've invented more trendy cocktails. Well, we were drinking these cocktails back ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Five Pretty Cocktails

    Flickr user alpha du centaure​Oh, stop scoffing. We can see that face you're making: Ain't no shame in admiring a pretty drink every once in a while. While you'll usually find the cutesy cocktails with the cutesy garnish at things like bridal showers, outdoor wedding receptions, beach-side resorts ... More >>

  • Features

    July 25, 2002