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Bank Holiday Special - Brunch Cocktails

Ah the Bank Holiday weekend is here again, and what a great excuse for drinking in the morning!

I have a couple of drinks perfect for a lazy Bank Holiday brunch, to make the most of an extra day off. 429 more words

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The French 75: Heaven With A Twist of Lemon

Louis Armstrong sings about a lady going to his head like the bubbles in Champagne. The truth serum of all spirits is likely the bubbles. I, like Satchmo; adore the lovely tipsy state this elixir induces. 62 more words

Vintage Recipes

75 - Harry McElhone style

So, here’s an oddity. Traditionally, the French 75 is a champagne cocktail, made with some simple syrup, gin & champagne, most likely invented by Harry McElhone at his American Bar in Paris in the 1920s. 318 more words


Cocktail of the week no.13: the French 75

I have a birthday looming menacingly on the horizon, and I’d been waiting for this occasion to make a rather celebratory cocktail, the French 75. Not so much a cocktail for sipping on the couch on a weekday evening while watching Murder She Wrote (my normal MO), this champagne and gin concoction called for a slightly more special occasion. 316 more words


Cocktails and Body Issues

When I wake up, I do two things: I mess with my dog Charlie and get him all riled up and I check social media on my phone. 694 more words

Happy Hour

Fat Tuesday, from far away

Hooray! It’s Fat Tuesday!

…too bad I’m at home, getting ready to go to work.

Really, that’s ok. I’m not one for big crowds. I am, however, a huge fan of the city that is arguably partying the hardest today. 526 more words

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My Date Night Drink

I have something to share with you.

I’m not a big drinker.  Those that know me well call me a lightweight and frankly, I’m good with that.   148 more words

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