September 25, 2011 (Day 180) — Tijuana Tijuana — the Mexican town that has always been ubiquitous with moral depravity and drunk tourists catching the donkey show. And if you don’t know what a donkey show is, do yourself a favor and don’t Google it. Trust us. It’s that same depravity that leads many a […]


October 29, 2010 (Day 272) — Plasma Only two more nights until Halloween, my pretties! That means two more night of Halloween drinks preparing you for my favorite holiday all year! I’ve made some progress on early food prep for our Halloween party tomorrow night so it’s time to turn my creative juices towards some […]

La Bueña Vida

October 18, 2010 (Day 261) — La Bueña Vida Let’s play around with mezcal a little bit this evening. I’m always up for a challenge. This one is actually from a Website dedicated to mezcal-based cocktails. La Bueña Vida (The Good Life) 1 dash orange bitters 3/4 oz mezcal 3/4 oz sweet vermouth 1 oz […]

Sangre de Zapata (Plus Monte Alban Mezcal Review)

October 16, 2010 (Day 259) — Sangre de Zapata Tequila’s lesser known sister, mezcal, is beginning to find popularity in the world of artisan cocktails. While related to tequila — in as much as it’s distilled from agave — there are some key differences between the two. This article from Southern California Public Radio offers […]

The Bar Napkin, featuring Mr. Cocktail himself!

June 12, 2010 (Day 133) — Unnamed Cocktail “I consider myself lucky to have fallen in love with the girl, the city, and the river of mud.” — Big Bad Voodoo Daddy I’m always fascinated by New Orleans. The music, the style, the culture, the cuisine. And, after the nightmare that was Katrina, the horror, […]