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nine classic champagne cocktails and why you should never make a Bellini with champagne

We’re celebrating the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo this month in case you hadn’t noticed, even though it seems that this battle may not have been as crucial as our history books led us to believe, and the British would never have won it in any case if it hadn’t been for the Pruss…

French 75

“Of all the many champagne-and-liquor combinations known to contemporary mixology, this one has the most élan.” It’s got that citrus/champagne combo you love, but this will make you look like the much more serious brunch-time drinker that you are. 51 more words


What Claire Ate: May 29th, 2015

I woke up kind of late. Didn’t eat much until the afternoon. (That makes sense.)

The first thing I ate was cheeseballs.

After working for a bit, Sean and went to Laurelhurst Market and Whole Foods to pick up some charcuterie and cheese, as we were entertaining that night. 77 more words

What Claire Ate

Rose and Raspberry French 75

Every year we watch the Monaco Gran Prix we can’t help but dream of being there.  Dream of watching the race from the back of a yacht right next to the track…AMAZING!  323 more words


How to Make a French 75

As cocktails go, I love me a boozy fizzy lifting drink, and few are as classic as the French 75. Like all classic cocktails, it’s history is mired in murk and hearsay, but most people agree that it was likely invented in its current iteration 1927, at the height of Prohibition. 184 more words



As I cruise further down this road of the written, I have come to an intersection, that I knew was approaching, but it still draws my interest. 230 more words

Salute, Cheers, and Slainte

Hello, my good people. As with all festive occasions, and no matter where you are in the world, it’s always best to raise a glass and kick off the night in a kindly fashion. 29 more words