Category Archives: Cocktails

The Virginia Vineyards

Since moving to the area, I’ve been wanting to visit the local vineyards.  There are several in Virginia, about an hour outside of DC.  The wine is notoriously unspectacular, but the scenic views compensate and it’s a great excuse to get … Continue reading

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Strawberry Infused Vodka

I’m a vodka soda devotee, but I’ll also be the first to admit that they’re not the most exciting libation.  So every now and then I choose a flavored vodka to make them a little more interesting.   But why choose something off … Continue reading

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Pina Colada Martinis

Last week I was headed out to the gym in the early hours of the morning when my neighbor warned me, “you better bundle up.  It’s East coast cold outside!” In truth it was like 45°, but for San Diego, … Continue reading

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The Noble Experiment

Do you know what this is? Some photos from here. Trick question!  It’s actually a secret passageway to a modern speakeasy.  Common sense might suggest that, for a business to be successful, patrons need to be able to find it. … Continue reading

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Wilson Creek

This past weekend about a dozen of my friends and I piled into a party bus and headed to wine country. We drank and chatted and a little over an hour later, we pulled up to Wilson Creek Vineyard in Temecula.  Gorgeous, … Continue reading

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Orangetini Guest Post

Today I’m sharing a great martini recipe over at Meet Me in Paradise.  I hope you stop by and check it out!

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The Show in The Sky

Jason didn’t play poker yesterday, so he took me on a date.  We went to a sushi place called Sen of Japan.  According to him, it’s a favorite among the poker community.  I could see why they love it so … Continue reading

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