Looking to escape the hustle of Boston, this week we headed to the Green Mountain State. Vermont is known for having the most craft breweries per capita in the US. The craft beer here can be elusive, making it a true treasure to find. We rented a house in Burlington for the weekend and hired Alpine Limo to shuttle us around in our quest for the best Vermont beer. Here’s were we went:… Read More Vermont Beer Tour
Graduation is just around the corner, but I’ve been feeling particularly thrifty, and so I decided to make something out of (mostly) leftovers. On hand: mostly-empty bottles of Jim Beam bourbon, Rear Admiral Joseph’s gin, and Dolin sweet vermouth (I save the Carpano Antica for special occasions). Rear Admiral Joseph is the “house” gin from… Read More Raiding the Leftovers, Part 1: The Boulevardier
While the main focus of our recipes has up to this point been to craft something delicious, but affordable, today we have to pony up some dough, but it’s well worth it. Promise! The Aviation calls for two liqueurs; Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur is a staple for tons of cocktails, and while Creme de Violette isn’t needed for very many recipes, it’s great… Read More Blue Skies: The Aviation Cocktail
Spring Break is a time of travel and this week, we went to Randolph Brooklyn in New York. It was a lazy Saturday, but my friends and I agreed on brunch, so of course we spent the morning in bed Yelping cool brunch places. We decided on Randolph Brooklyn because it was close and Yelp… Read More Randolph Brooklyn – Spring Break Getaway!
Wait. St. Patty’s is on a Thursday? Wretched. Being busy working all week, we panicked once realizing we had planned NOTHING! Sound familiar? Relax: Here’s 4 solid suggestions of where to go to be all Irish.
Gin is a spirit for temperate weather. The liquor is slightly floral, but with a bright edge – which for me feels like spring. With Boston being on the brink of a new season, a simple gin and tonic is the perfect beverage. The St. Germain Gin & Tonic is one of my favorite simple cocktails.… Read More Hello Springtime, Hello Gin & Tonic
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
With spring in the air and sandals on our feet, we stood in a record-breaking line outside of the Night Shift Brewing Company in the pursuit of beer, bagels, and… ice cream?… Read More Night Shift Brewing: In Pursuit of El Lechedor