Posts Tagged "spices"


Where to Drink in Naxos Town: Like Home Bar On our recent trip to the island of Naxos, we spent most of our time on the beach, there being so many beautiful ones to choose from. We designated one of our days, though, village and town day. We took a drive up the mountain to the inviting town of Halki, nestled in a high valley. We wandered the neighboring olive groves, browsed the shops, visited a distillery we’ll certainly tell...

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Drink Like the Greeks: Rakomelo Digestivo Traveling in Greece was a lot smoother and easier than we would have guessed. The transportation systems are for the most part efficient and easy to navigate. People were helpful, and for the most part honest in their advice. The Greeks were kind enough to translate most of their signs, menus, and the like into our alphabet–and often our language as well. Generally, our travels were...

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Fall Five: Pumpkin Pie Shooters Series Links | Rosemary Bourbon Sour | Apple Margarita | Apple Manhattan | Fall Ginger Smash | Spiced Rum Old Fashion We wrap our Fall Five series today with one of our all-time favorite party drinks. These are a must, either for Halloween or Thanksgiving–or, you know, just a Friday night when you’re craving fall and need to shake off the work week. People always ask us who liked cocktails...

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Fall Five: Spiced Rum Old Fashioned Other fun fall drinks | Rosemary Bourbon Sour | Apple Margarita | Apple Manhattan | Fall Ginger Smash |  Pumpkin Pie Shooters We start day two of our five-day celebration of fall with a book recommendation. Perhaps our favorite cocktail recipe book this year has been Eric Prum and Josh Williams’ Shake. It’s organized by time of the year; so at the change of every season, we’ve...

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Fall Five: Apple Margarita & The Manhattan’s Apple Other fun fall drinks | Rosemary Bourbon Sour | Fall Ginger Smash | Spiced Rum Old Fashion | Pumpkin Pie Shooters Boots, puffy, vests, and leaves in every hue. That–plus the site of flannel (everywhere)–means that fall is here, and maybe ponchos are for awhile as well? I grew up in Southern California and my only real notions of fall was that was when school...

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