Patrón’s Platinum Margarita

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Drinks, Mixologist Spotlight, Recipes, Travel

We have been on a cocktail and wine streak lately, so why mess up a good thing?! Let’s continue our good fortune of fantastic drinks with a ridiculously decadent recipe from Patrón.  My lovely friends at the company have sent me today’s physics-bending cocktail and I simply couldn’t wait to share it with you all. …

Paris Can Wait

Alcohol, Cocktails, Drinks, Product Reviews, Recipes, Travel

If I were to write an autobiography, it would look more like an eccentric menu, than an actual novel: We start with a childhood of hummus with a side of fresh pita bread. The teenage years were served with an unhealthy dose of burgers and fries. The twenties saw a veritable mix of overly-sweetened cocktails and …

Austin Bites!

Appetizers, Celebrity Chefs, Chef Spotlight, Recipes, Restaurant, Travel

If you’re not a native Texan, then there are only a few things you know about the gigantic state. BBQ, Boots, Davy Crockett, and Austin. I had heard tales of the Austin food scene and the magnificence in which it feeds all visitors. So, when I had the opportunity to visit the trendy city, I …

Gettysburg – Food, Drinks, & History

Alcohol, Appetizers, Bakery, Brands, Candy, Cocktails, Dessert, Drinks, Ice Cream, Recipes, Restaurant, Sweets, Travel

Although I am not one to divest too much personal information on this site, today’s post does require a bit of backstory. So, here I go.  I am married to a (quite handsome) physician-scientist and his career comes with a lot of relocating and traveling. One might say, I am the medical version of an …

Try the World: Thailand

Appetizers, Brands, Candy, Condiments, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sauces, Travel

Do you have a wandering soul but a poor-person’s budget? An adventurous personality with a wallet full of moths? A nagging urge to explore and yet no money to do so? Fear not, my economically crippled wanderluster! You don’t need to hop on a plane to experience all that the world has to offer. Thanks …

The Pomegranate Kiss Cocktail

Alcohol, Cocktails, Drinks, Mixologist Spotlight, Recipes, Travel

Food and travel go hand-in-hand. Part of the cultural and exploratory experience of visiting a new place is trying the local fare. When you think of Texas, barbecue comes to mind. Maine, lobster. Vermont, cheese. And Vegas? Clearly the cocktails. Today’s post celebrates the boozy destination with my signature cocktail recipe, The Pomegranate Kiss, and …

Tailgating with Seven Daughters Wines

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Drinks, Entertaining, Home, Party Themes, Product Reviews, Recipes, Travel

A little less than a year ago, I moved from New York City to Houston. I did this without ever having visited the city and my experience thus far has been one filled with many perks. BBQ, tropical weather, gorgeous homes, BBQ, rodeos, cowboy boots, BBQ. Did I mention BBQ? And one perk I get …