Coastal Spirits – a Gin & Tonic to remember

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Recently, I had some friends visiting from Australia.  One of the requests they made was for “one of Thea’s famous cocktails”.  As a hostess who aims to please, I couldn’t let them down! Luckily for me, my local BevMo carries Coastal Spirits Farallon gin, a local product that I happen to really enjoy.  Paired wit – read full article –

5 Indian Summer Cocktails that the Drapers Would Die For

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Walking through the doors of the historic Clift Hotel in San Francisco, you can almost smell the years of cigar smoke and high powered financial deals that linger in the wood lined lobby.  Long the bastion of high powered deal making, the Clift opened it’s doors in 1913 by Frederick Clift on a family property, – read full article –

Seven Stills for 7 Cocktails: Don’t be bitter!

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A few years ago, at my first Craft Cocktail Carnival here in San Francisco, I was fortunate enough to meet Tim Obert and Clint Potter of Seven Stills Vodka.  Masters of the craft cocktail movement, I was fortunately enough to taste through some of the unique creations that Tim had lurking in his cabinets.  One – read full article –