Bourbon & Whiskey Tour Through Kentucky & Tennessee: Day 2 – Barton & Jim Beam

On May 26, 2014, in Photo Gallery, Slideshows, Travel, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

Day 2 of the tour, we only hit two distilleries today but we have two bars to share as well. First stop of the day was Barton Distilleries, makers of Barton 1792 and Very Old Barton Bourbons. We learned that they make eight varieties and they bottle for other distillers from around the world in […]

Bourbon & Whiskey Tour Through Kentucky & Tennessee: Day 1 – Marker’s Mark, Limestone Branch, Heaven Hill and Willett Distillery

On May 25, 2014, in Photo Gallery, Slideshows, Travel, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

Day one of our Bourbon tour was off to a great start. We stopped at four distilleries and one historic restaurant. We put about 80 miles on the car. First stop was Maker’s Mark in Loretto, Kentucky or number 5 on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail map. We got there early but there were already 60 […]

Craft Cocktail Recipe: #051014 Junior Johnson’s Midnight Moon, Tuaca & Re:Find

On May 10, 2014, in Craft Cocktail Recipes, by satnightfoodies

Warm spring afternoon and some blackberry moonshine inspired this cocktail. This is one recipe that for some reason came easy. Doesn’t happen often but when it does, it’s magical! The gin was added at the last minute to help round out the drink. We love layers to our drinks and the juniper from the gin […]

News: ARC’s New Spring Bar Menu Pays Tribute to the ‘80s – Costa Mesa, CA

On February 18, 2014, in Food and Drink News, by satnightfoodies

Bar Chef Koire Rogers puts a modern twist on cocktails made popular in the 1980s   ARC Bar Chef Koire Rogers is paying homage to the ‘80s as he launches a new Spring Bar Menu with his twist on cocktails such as the Pina Colada, Fuzzy Navel, and Midori Sour. “The 1980s are now known […]

Over Fifty Years of Tiki Tradition – Tiki Ti – Los Angeles, CA

On February 12, 2014, in Los Angeles, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

Where Sunset and Hollywood Boulevards meet there is a tiny tiki bar straight out of time. Picture a long dark bar, tiki trinkets everywhere, many of which have been provided by their customers, blinking lights, a waterfall, bottles of booze and smoke-filled air. Turns out, if the establishment is owner-operated, customers can smoke. Now, why […]

Home of the Original Pina Colada – Caribe Hilton – San Juan, Puerto Rica

On February 5, 2014, in Caribbean, Travel, by satnightfoodies

Kim and I recently were able to visit the home of the Pina Colada in San Juan, Puerto Rico at the Oasis Bar of the amazing Caribe Hilton. Beautiful location, super friendly bartenders and great drinks. However be careful to ask for a handmade Pina Colada, as the normal ones we found out are from […]

News: OC Cocktail Week – March 2-8, 2014

On January 27, 2014, in Announcement, Events, Food and Drink News, by satnightfoodies

Now this is something we are very excited. The first-ever OC Cocktail Week unfolds March 2-8 at more than 40 bars and restaurants throughout Orange County, offering handcrafted cocktails paired with small bites for only $20.14. The event kicks off after the wildly popular OC Restaurant Week, giving cocktail lovers and foodies a chance to […]

Disneyland Knows Tiki – Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar, Disneyland Hotel – Anaheim, CA

On January 12, 2014, in Orange County, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

We’ve been on a real tiki bar kick as of late. We enjoy the nostalgia that they invoke and so we started to look up tiki bars to experience them wherever we travel. We were recently turned onto a new tiki bar by a friend’s Facebook check-in and were surprised to discover it was practically […]

Great Setting for Cocktails at Grand Central Terminal – The Campbell Apartment – New York, NY

On November 14, 2013, in New York City, Travel, by satnightfoodies

This is a very fun spot at the world famous Grand Central Terminal in New York City. This bar is a popular hangout for locals waiting to catch the train after work. If you get in early you can grab a seat but it’s standing room only after the 5 o’clock whistle. It’s a fun […]

The Original Tiki Drink Company – Don's Dagger Bar at Don the Beachcomber – Sunset Beach, CA

On October 13, 2013, in Orange County, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

Kim and I have been on a mad hunt discovering different bars across the U.S. We are working to get them posted when we have time so we can share what we’ve found with you. Most of the time the bars we seek specialize in craft and vintage cocktails. One throw back of the vintage […]