Tag Archive | Cocktail

Summer 2015

A Cocktail Winner by a Nose

I’d like to argue that smoke is a flavor. After all, much of what we taste comes from our sense of smell, and even vegetarians can weaken at their knees if there’s the scent of bacon in the air. Tell me that’s not smoky pork calling to some basic desire we all have had since

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September 19. 2015 | By George Yatchisin | 0 comments


A Beer and a Watermelon Margarita Walk into a Bar…

Summer does all kinds of strange things to me, like make me appreciate pilsners and not just crave hop-bomb IPAs as I do most of the less-warm year. Their mild maltiness and lower alcohol just seem a better accompaniment to a lazy afternoon.  FacebookTwitterPinterest

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August 02. 2015 | By George Yatchisin | 0 comments

Summer 2015

The Good Lion

The farm-to-bar-cocktail aficionados now have another watering hole to call their own. The Good Lion is a dedicated cocktail lounge, and their focus is on making seasonal freshly crafted drinks using local and high-quality ingredients. FacebookTwitterPinterest

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July 06. 2015 | By | 0 comments

Beverages, Fall 2014, Featured, Read, Recipes

Drinkable Landscape

Sometimes it’s good to look to others for inspiration. Especially in the case of the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, where not only do they have a secret chef’s garden, and not only do they like featuring a “100-mile cocktail” of all-local ingredients, but they also have an elegant cocktail lounge where a

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October 08. 2014 | By George Yatchisin | 0 comments