Tijuana


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 […]

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 […]

Dues ex Machina (PLUS Most Wanted Gin Review)


October 2, 2010 (Day 245) — Dues ex Machina Anyone who has ever paid even the slightest bit of attention to the world of culinary and cocktail arts is familiar with the term “locavore.” For the uninitiated, it’s used to describe a person or restaurant or bar that only uses locally-produced ingredients. Surprisingly, it’s easier […]

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 […]