Craft Cocktail Recipe: #090713 Penny Packer Bourbon with Allspice Dram

On September 12, 2013, in Cocktails, Craft Cocktail Recipes, by satnightfoodies

We recently picked up a copy of Savory Cocktails: Sour Spicy Herbal Umami Bitter Smoky Rich Strong by Greg Henry. In it was a drink that caught our eye, “The Spice Trail”. Clove infused honey syrup, gin, rye, allspice dram and bitters. It’s a very complex drink, and like every other recipe we get our […]

Craft Cocktail Recipe: #070313 California Sour

On July 8, 2013, in Craft Cocktail Recipes, by satnightfoodies

A New York Sour is a classic cocktail that we decided to tweak. It turned out really good on the first try which surprised us. It helped that we used a very good rye whiskey, spectacular Syrah and some of our own homemade simple syrup. This drink is very easy to make and surprisingly addictive. […]

Craft Cocktail Recipe: #020213 Blood Orange (Moscow) Mule

On February 2, 2013, in Cocktails, by satnightfoodies

I am still on the blood orange kick. As long as they are fresh, I just have the need to use them. Moscow Mule is a very easy drink to make. Three ingredients with a little stir over ice and you are done. We added our own twist, just because we can! Adding the blood […]

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 […]

The Craft Cocktail, Not a Lost Art Form at the Teardrop Lounge – Portland, OR

On March 31, 2012, in Portland, Travel, by Mrs SNFoodies

When we took a second foodie trip to Portland, on the top of my “must-do” list was Teardrop Cocktail Lounge. Located in the Pearl District, it is a hip but dimly lit lounge with concrete walls and gray velvet curtains. The large bar is situated in the center of the room allowing many patrons to […]