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Summer Lovin’ at Pint + Jigger

Pint + Jigger is one of Sugar + Shake’s favorite haunts. We adore co-owner and bartender extraordinaire Dave Newman, and the food and drinks always satisfy. I frequently Instagram what we’re sipping on and stuffing into our faces while we’re […]

Foodland Poke Pau Hana

This is my year of trying new things. (Even if it CLEARLY is not my year of being a more prolific blogger.) I’ve started a new business. (I’m starting slowly and it’s going pretty well.) I’m trying to grow plants. […]

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Out & About: Bar Leather Apron Soft Opening

So, a shoe salesman walks into a bar… Sounds like the set up for a joke, but it’s actually the beginning of a beautiful friendship. A fan of the deep whiskey list that Justin Park (two-time “World’s Best Mai Tai” […]

Friday Photo — (Bar)Men at Work

A quick action photo at the hottest ticket to drink in town right now: Bar Leather Apron in the Topa Financial Center downtown. I took this photo on the final night of BLA’s soft opening weekend. That’s head bartender Justin […]

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Give the Gift of Bacon. And Bourbon Salted Caramel. And Cacao Nibs. In Krispie Form.

Every Christmas, we give out crazy amounts of bread pudding as our holiday gifts. I also try to find something new every year to hand out, too. This year, it was Bourbon Salted Caramel and Bacon–Cacao Nib Krispie treats. I […]

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How to Become a One-Woman Bread Pudding Factory

It’s Thanksgiving week, which means it’s just about time for me to turn our house into a one-woman bread pudding factory. We give these to friends as holiday gifts every year, so for one tiring weekend, the house turns into […]

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Friday Photo—Sunday Salad with French-ish Dressing

Sometimes, the weekends call for a nice salad for lunch. This tends to happen on Sundays, particularly when I know that I’m making something extra-hearty or indulgent (e.g. fried chicken). I’m woefully behind on my magazine reading; I finally got […]

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Hello, Hāna!

This week, Shake is spending the weekend in Hāna, and I am incredibly envious. I’m just fanning the flames of jealousy by looking at these photos, but since I hadn’t gotten around to posting about our Hāna trip we took […]

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