Celebrate PRIDE Month with festive cocktails

To celebrate Pride Month, renowned mixologist Mel Meza and Essentia Water have partnered on some delicious and festive Pride Cocktails. Whether you plan to join a pride parade or picnic or party, the Rainbow Rumba and Harvey Milkshake will help you celebrate and hydrate in style.  Mel, Beverage Director at LA hotspot Olivetta and a first-generation Mexican lesbian woman, exclaimed, “Pride Month is here! I teamed up with Essentia … Continue reading Celebrate PRIDE Month with festive cocktails

10 Drinks to Get Excited about this Summer 2021

Summer is the time to sample some new thirst-quenchers – for hydration, spicy zest, or a tasty buzz. Try some of our new delicious discoveries at home or serve them at your next party. 10 Drinks to Get Excited about this Summer 2021 Tepache This fermented beverage of Mexico is DEEElicious – rich in vitamin C and D! Fermented from pineapple rinds and often served … Continue reading 10 Drinks to Get Excited about this Summer 2021

Lanea: Tacos & Cocktails by the Beach

In honor of National Paloma Day (May 22, I’m sure it was on your calendar), I celebrated with a picnic at a favorite local park. And what’s better with an ice cold Paloma than street tacos? Santa Monica’s Lanea Cocktail Bar & Taqueria is the perfect place to enjoy both.  Lanea is just two blocks from the beach, so plan accordingly. It also has a … Continue reading Lanea: Tacos & Cocktails by the Beach

Make this summer a return to a “new” normal with Pamos and Trejos Tacos!

From summers past, most of us are familiar with the perfect pairing of a tropical cocktail and fresh carne asada tacos in the sun. As the season turns, the days grow longer, and life seems to be regaining a bit of sanity, why not create a “new” normal with Pamos cannabis-infused spirit Pamos? Pamos is a California-born, non-alcoholic cannabis spirit made with THC, CBD, and … Continue reading Make this summer a return to a “new” normal with Pamos and Trejos Tacos!

Clink glasses at home this Awards Season with one of these red carpet cocktails

Send a virtual toast to the stars this Awards Season with one of these winners. While you may not be stomping from one awards party to the next in 2021, celebrate by dressing up at home in your finest red carpet style garb and clink glasses with one of these Absolute Vodka cocktails. Absolut Gold Ingredients: 1 Part Absolut Original .5 Parts Peach Liqueur  .5 … Continue reading Clink glasses at home this Awards Season with one of these red carpet cocktails

A Pair of Holiday Cocktails to Celebrate Surviving 2020

Enough downer stuff has been written about the year 2020, so I’d like to accentuate the positive. For starters, it’s almost over. And if you’re reading this, congratulations, that means unlike hundreds of thousands of our loved ones, you survived it. This is cause for celebration.  And there is much to celebrate besides our continued existence, there’s the fact that a vaccine is on the … Continue reading A Pair of Holiday Cocktails to Celebrate Surviving 2020

Greater Palm Springs Drinks and Dining – What is open and where you can dream to go soon

By the time we all get out of Covid-19 lockdown and can move free of fear, it may feel like the Roaring 20s all over again. You might want to hug a stranger, dance in the streets, or scream for freedom. Get to know Greater Palm Springs by sipping your way around the destination’s 9 distinct cities. Many establishments offer outdoor seatings, patios, gardens, rooftops, … Continue reading Greater Palm Springs Drinks and Dining – What is open and where you can dream to go soon

Quarantine cocktails made with the Shots Box

The Shots Box, the monthly subscription box for craft spirit lovers, recently launched their Customizable Sample Box and Cocktail of the Month Box just in time for the pandemic lockdown. With most of the US population now drinking at home and saving money while doing so, spice up your weeknight, date night, or any night with these fun spirits boxes that come right to your … Continue reading Quarantine cocktails made with the Shots Box