News: ARC Introduces New Spring 2016 Craft Cocktail Menu

On February 3, 2016, in Food and Drink News, by satnightfoodies

ARC Bar Chef Koire Rogers has introduced a new menu of spring cocktails featuring the season’s freshest fruit, house-made syrups, bitters and infusions. Each new drink is artfully crafted with locally sourced, artisanal ingredients, such as honey, and fresh, seasonal fruits, including pomegranate, blood orange, and Meyer lemon.  The following new spring cocktails are available […]

A Little Door in the Wall – The Blind Rabbit – Anaheim, CA

On July 16, 2014, in Orange County, Wine & Spirits, by Mrs SNFoodies

It was a quiet Saturday afternoon and we wanted to find a new craft cocktail or speakeasy bar to try. We came across The Blind Rabbit located at the recently opened Anaheim Packing District, a revitalized historical hot spot that has more than 20 food and beverage shops. We approached a propped opened door that […]

Craft Cocktail Artistry – Holland House Bar & Refuge, Nashville TN

On June 9, 2014, in Nashville, Travel, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

The Holland House Bar and Refuge (HHB&B) is a fun, hip place just across the Cumberland River in East Nashville. Its focus is Mediterranean cuisine prepared with classic French technique, and crafted cocktails, using the freshest, season-inspired ingredients. We didn’t have a chance to sample the food but we definitely sampled a few of cocktails. […]

Sometimes Bourbon Trail is not Enough, Time for a Craft Cocktail – Patterson House, Nashville TN

On June 4, 2014, in Nashville, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

We‘d been drinking bourbon straight all week on our bourbon trail vacation in Tennessee, but we felt long overdue for a great craft cocktail. I know first world problems, but luckily we were in Nashville which is blowing up with new, incredible bars. Tonight it was the speakeasy-inspired Patterson House. Located on the corner of […]

Craft Cocktail Recipe: #031714 & St. Patrick’s Day Special Cocktails with Castle Brands

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

Kim and I were sent a package of samples from Castle Brands, an international importer and marketer of spirits. Some of their brands include Clontarf Whiskey, Jefferson’s small batch bourbon and Gosling’s Rum.  They’re running a contest with a grand prize trip to Ireland. While we are not eligible to enter, we were feeling inspired […]

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 […]

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 […]

Unexpected Surprise while Walking the Streets of Boston – Marliave – Boston, MA

On July 15, 2013, in Massachusetts, Travel, by satnightfoodies

It’s Memorial Day of our New England foodie tour and we’d been anxiously waiting for a respectable hour to try Drink, a local watering hole in Boston known for its speakeasy vibe and craft cocktails. However, unbeknownst to us, the bar was closed on this holiday. After walking what felt like all of Boston proper, […]

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. […]

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 […]

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