Wine/Spirits

Bathtub Gin
January 2012

Bathtub Gin

A recipe to take the venerable spirit from mundane to magical

In Vino Vendimia
August 2010

In Vino Vendimia

The best food and wine festival you've never heard of? It's right next door in Baja...but it's a hard ticket to score.

A Taste of Pinot Paradise
April 2010

A Taste of Pinot Paradise

Santa Barbara is pinot noir heaven, but just which one is best? We give 'em a taste test.

Transverse Transcendence
April 2010

Transverse Transcendence

The pinot noirs of the Santa Rita Hills have come a long way since the planting of the very first vine.

Drink in Paradise
February 2010

Drink in Paradise

The tiki cocktail is back with a vengeance...and now a tip of the hat to the man who brought it to Los Angeles.

Tiki Cocktails The Zombie
February 2010

Tiki Cocktails The Zombie

Tiki cocktails: The Zombie.

Tiki Cocktails Navy Grog
February 2010

Tiki Cocktails Navy Grog

John Coltharp Navy Grog From Don the Beachcomber, Hollywood 1 ounce Don Q Cristal light...

Tiki Cocktails Chief Lapu Lapu
February 2010

Tiki Cocktails Chief Lapu Lapu

John Coltharp Chief Lapu Lapu From the Royal Hawaiian, Laguna Beach 1 ½ ounces Coruba...