Drinks

Cheers To The Almanac: This Cucumber-Tequila Cooler Is For You

Cheers To The Almanac: This Cucumber-Tequila Cooler Is For You

A special post shout out to The Almanac, a local Silicon Valley newspaper, for the awesome piece they just published on me and my blog this week titled “Chef In The House“.  I am super excited.  In honor of my very first press coverage, I […]

Pineapple Mint Martini-Oh My!

Pineapple Mint Martini-Oh My!

A pineapple mint martini is a twist on a classic and worth a try if you love gin and are looking for a light refreshing, slightly tropical cocktail.  H.L. Mencken, an American journalist, satirist, and cultural critic once called a martini “the only American invention […]

Chavela, A Whole New Way To Think About Beer

Chavela, A Whole New Way To Think About Beer

Chavela, also referred to as Cerveza Preparada, or Mexican Bloody Mary, is a drink from Mexico that dates back to the 1940’s. Although there are many variations on how to make this beer-based beverage, the one I make is a traditional version made with light beer […]