The Dichotomy of Kansas Springs


Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Zephyr. It has been brutally windy the past four days here at Cocktails, 365 headquarters. So windy, in fact, that we’ve been making the news. I spoke with a colleague in California this afternoon who said the name Dodge City actually sauntered across their consciousness […]

Mandarine Napoleon Part Two (Cocktails): Seven Heavenly Virtues


It really is the Seven Deadly Sins that get all the good press. I mean, who isn’t thrilled to indulge in wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy, and gluttony. Especially all in one weekend. That is if you’re doing it right. We here at Cocktails, 365 are particularly fond of gluttony and lust. Unfortunately you can’t often get those […]

Banana Russian


September 4, 2011 (Day 159) — Banana Russian White Russians — the preferred cocktail of the Dude. Black Russians — the same kind of drink, sans the cream. Banana Russian — tonight’s drink. Banana Russian 1.5 oz Absolut Vanilia Vodka .5 oz creme de banana Combine the ingredients in a rocks glass filled with crushed […]

Tropical Heat


March 8, 2010 (Day 37) — Tropical Heat When Jenn and I got married almost two years ago (wow… already) during our honeymoon, we usually ended up finishing up our night at the hotel‘s bar. Now, that may sound kind of well… loserish. But trust me when I say the Driftwood Room was a far […]