The Hawthorne in the Hotel Commonwealth – Boston, MA

On June 27, 2013, in Boston, Travel, by satnightfoodies

When we planned our New England foodie tour, we knew Boston would be our opportunity to not only have great food but explore great craft cocktails. We did a lot of research prior to the trip and The Hawthorne, located in the Hotel Commonwealth was one we kept coming across. I can tell you that […]

Finally a Neighborhood Bar in the OC – Wild Goose Tavern, Costa Mesa, CA

On November 9, 2012, in Orange County, Orange County, by Mrs SNFoodies

When I first got wind that a new bar was opening in Costa Mesa, I was not that interested. But then I heard that it would have good pub food, cocktails made with fresh ingredients, a pretty extensive whiskey collection as well as small-batch spirits, they had my attention! I anxiously awaited its opening day […]

A Little Luxury and the Feeling of Old Hawaiian Hospitality – Mai Tai Bar – Waikiki, HI

On October 12, 2012, in Hawaii, Travel, by satnightfoodies

On our recent trip to Oahu, we decided to go to some new places in addition to the usual stops we always go to. The hard part about that is we now have more places we want to go to when we come back. Pretty soon we will want to visit every place on the […]

A Not so Hidden Gem on the Central Coast – Justin Winery – Paso Robles, CA

On January 11, 2012, in Drink Recommendations, Paso Robles, Travel, by Mrs SNFoodies

I was first introduced to Justin Wines by a friend of mine. Every time she had a get together she would serve wines from Paso Robles, and so through her, I became quite a fan of Justin as well as other Paso wines. Jason and I kept telling ourselves that we needed to make a […]

Life is Too Short for Bad Alcohol – Library Bar at the Roosevelt Hotel – Los Angeles, CA

On November 30, 2011, in Drink Recommendations, TV Food, by satnightfoodies

Kim and I have a saying, “life is too short for bad alcohol”. You know what we mean if you’ve ever gone to a bar and they serve some concoction made with vodka that tastes like rubbing alcohol and a syrup made mostly of artificial flavorings and color. It is a bunch of wasted calories […]

Kicking Off the 2nd Annual Happy Hour Week at SOL Cocina – Newport Beach

On October 25, 2010, in Drink Recommendations, Events, Restaurant Recommendations, by satnightfoodies

Tonight is the beginning of a week dedicated to happy hour, here in Orange County.  As part of the kickoff festivities we were invited to SOL Cocina for tequila tasting provided by Peligroso.  The tequila was paired with from south of the border favors prepared by SOL Cocina’s own Executive Chef Deborah Schneider. Peligroso prepared […]

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