ORIGINAL — Crescent City

November 4, 2010 (Day 278) — Crescent City “I consider myself lucky, to have fallen in love/with the girl, the city/and the river of mud/Oh let me know, where I can go/to save my soul.” — Big Bad Voodoo Daddy I’m sitting in an Italian restaurant in Kansas City. My grandmother (mom’s mom) is sitting […]


June 1, 2010 (Day 122) — Flatiron Proof that my brain is hardwired for food. The first thing I thought when I saw the name of this cocktail was of a flatiron steak. Then I wanted steak. Then I was disappointed to discover I didn’t have time to make a steak. I had a french […]

Cinco de Mayo (Part III)

May 5, 2010 (Day 95) — Vero Mangoma Feliz Cinco de Mayo, todos muchachos! It’s finally Cinco de Mayo! After two days gearing up with two classic Mexican cocktails, I decided to do something unorthodox. Tonight. For Cinco de Mayo. I’m making an original cocktail. My own take on the Paloma. Risky? Yes. Foolhardy? Definitely. […]