Get  Into the Holiday Spirit! Cocktails  for the Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday & More!
Nov22

Get Into the Holiday Spirit! Cocktails for the Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday & More!

Whoever said it was too early to have a cocktail? Not Me- particularly when it’s so close to a slew of holidays and holiday events! Here’s a sweet array of great and diverse cocktails that are sure to give you something to sip at Thanksgiving, that weekend or post Cyber-Monday! Salted Karamel Martini 1 ¼ oz. Sobieski Karamel Vodka ¾ oz. coffee tequila 2 oz. half & half ½ oz. simple syrup 1 oz. caramel syrup (set aside...

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Put a Little Effort into Tasty  Labor Day Cocktails!
Sep02

Put a Little Effort into Tasty Labor Day Cocktails!

It’s a holiday- and it’s the end of “summer” except we all know (at least here in California) we could have summer for another 2 months. But for those of you who are already looking at weather changes, I want to give you some fun things to indulge in for cocktails. I know that I tossed you a couple of cocktails yesterday but I gave you a ton of great treats to make as well. So make sure you did make something...

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Sweet, Tart & Tasty Treats  & Drinks for Labor Day! Hustle to Make Them!
Sep01

Sweet, Tart & Tasty Treats & Drinks for Labor Day! Hustle to Make Them!

Making certain kinds of cocktails, desserts and treats can be difficult if you can’t find the right ingredients. I used to have both a black coconut salt and a pink Hawaiian salt and both went “poof” -gone- and there went my unique and very tasty way of working with meat, fish, fresh veggies and lots more. So finding exactly the right ingredients is pretty crucial. Here in Southern California, you might have to drive...

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VMA Weekend: Here’s the Swag in the Gift Bag for Celebs to Take Home!!
Aug23

VMA Weekend: Here’s the Swag in the Gift Bag for Celebs to Take Home!!

Yesterday MTV unveiled the contents included in the official “2013 MTV Video Music Awards” Talent gift bag for attending musical talent, nominees, presenters and performers. Ensuring no star walks away empty-handed, each celebrity taking part in this year’s show will receive some of the industry’s most coveted items including some really “wish I could” items: – a stay at the JW Marriott Essex House New York,...

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Out to Lunch (or Dinner)!! Where Do You Go? Here’s a HAUTE Place to Hit in So. Bay/Long Beach. The Federal Bar “Smokes” as the New HAUTE Place to Go!
Jul16

Out to Lunch (or Dinner)!! Where Do You Go? Here’s a HAUTE Place to Hit in So. Bay/Long Beach. The Federal Bar “Smokes” as the New HAUTE Place to Go!

Drive up Pine Avenue from Ocean Blvd and look at all the vintaage buildings, particularly after you cross First Street. Pine is rife with great restaurants and it’s spreading across to the East Village. What you might not notice is this demure building set back from the street a bit– quite large actually. It was once a bank that close and then morphed into a high-end eatery called Madison. Madison soon died due to very...

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Celebrate Father’s Day with Fab  VitaFrute Cocktails by Veev and Akivita Vodka!
Jun16

Celebrate Father’s Day with Fab VitaFrute Cocktails by Veev and Akivita Vodka!

It’s a special weekend, and we all need to toast all our dads around (friends, family and others) with something special. VitaFrute™ is the first organic, all-natural, ready-made drink complete with alcohol with only the highest quality ingredients, perfect for summer celebrations with family and friends. With under 125 calories per serving, VitaFrute™ allows you and your guests to relax and enjoy a cocktail guilt-free, without...

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