Posts tagged with: cocktails

We Won’t Have Paris

Last fall, for the first time, St-Germain partnered up with Martha Stewart and opened up its Fifth Annual Can-Can Classic cocktail competition to amateurs. Whoopee! J’adore St-Germain! I did a little experimenting and came up with a sparkling cocktail inspired […]

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(Sparkling) Sweets for Your Sweetie

Sugar + Shake say, “Going out to dinner on Valentine’s Day is for suckers.” Seriously, we NEVER go, and we started dating just before Valentine’s Day. (So I also never got flowers for our anniversary…) It’s crowded, everyone’s grouchy (ironic, […]

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“We Ate It” Round-Up (October 2012)

Our October round-up is pretty sparse. It’s been a weird month with a lot of very ordinary take-out meals. A good drink in the middle of a rough week is always appreciated. Brasserie Du Vin tends to be our go-to […]

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Sleeping Bears

Been absent from blogging for a while, but I’m back with a toast to Fall. Honestly, here, the fall season isn’t much different from the rest of the year. The surf’s a little bigger, and in our apartment, it actually […]

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“We Ate It” Round-Up (September 2012)

Here’s our monthly round-up of eats and drinks for September! Of course, we ate a ton of goodies at the Kā‘anapali Fresh events and during our long weekend on Maui, which straddled the end of August and beginning of September. […]

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Getting Fresh — Kā‘anapali Fresh

Shake & I went off to Maui earlier this month — yes, again — to attend the inaugural Kā‘anapali Fresh weekend. Kā‘anapali is a popular resort area of Maui, and they’ve launched the Kā‘anapali Fresh weekend as a way to […]

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Adventures in Ice Cream (and Orgeat) Making: “Deep Freeze Tiki”

It would be cute to say that my “Deep Freeze Tiki” ice cream flavor and orgeat-making experiment were inspired by this past weekend’s cocktail seminar with Julie Reiner and Francesco Lafranconi, but the truth is, I was actually planning this […]

Paradise Lost, Then Found – Hawaii Food & Wine Festival 2012

Yesterday I had the chance to attend Julie Reiner and Francesco Lafranconi’s “Paradise Lost, Then Found: The Evolution of the Classic Hawaiian Cocktail” seminar at the Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival. Julie and Francesco are among the crème de la […]

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