Archive for July, 2014

This is smashing …

Posted by    |    July 30th, 2014 at 4:14 pm

THE TRUCK YARD GOES LOCO FOR COCO(NUTS) Get to the Truck Yard this weekend for cocktails served in coconuts. It’s gonna be wild. What:       This weekend, cancel all your plans. Better yet, make plans to spend your weekend at the Truck Yard. Because all the cool kids will be drinking cocktails from coconuts, and you clearly […]

Laphroaig 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whiskey

Posted by    |    July 28th, 2014 at 12:12 pm

Do you know what a good day is? Getting home to find a bottle of Laphroaig 10-Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whiskey waiting for you. (Talk about a good way to unwind from a rough day.) Having had (and greatly enjoyed) Ardbeg Whisky (Scotch) before, I had a guess what Laphroaig was going to taste […]

Do It #ForKidd

Posted by    |    July 25th, 2014 at 5:11 pm

Check out this awesome campaign from Kidd Nation: On the anniversary of Kidd Kraddick’s untimely passing, we all feel that it is important to honor Kidd and his strong belief in the power of “Paying It Forward.” So, this weekend (July 25-27), we want you to: “DO IT FOR KIDD.” What does this mean? The memory of Kidd […]

Blue Nectar Tequila Tasting

Posted by    |    July 24th, 2014 at 10:52 am

We were invited to meet  the co-founder of Blue Nectar® tequila, Nikhil Bahadur at a VIP evening at Meso Maya last night.  Take a look at the amazing shots that Rico captured! Stay tuned for a complete review of Blue Nectar tequila later this month!

Spark Something New at P.F. Chang’s

Posted by    |    July 21st, 2014 at 4:15 pm

P.F. Chang’s was kind of my bf’s and my Sunday night date spot.  We would sidle up to the bar for a late dinner and a few drinks and enjoy the goings-on behind the bar and whatever we decided to gorge on that evening. Luckily, we have some new items to explore!  P.F.  Chang’s has a […]

Scotch & Sausage to Open 7/24

Posted by    |    July 18th, 2014 at 1:28 pm

This place is gonna rock.  I can’t wait another week for it to open! Scotch & Sausage will open Thursday, July 24th at 2808 Oak Lawn Ave in Dallas Chef: Trevor Ball Owners: Dylan Elchami and Rami Rassas Modern sausage grill & beer garden All sausage sandwiches priced $8 and below Booze: 100+ varieties of whiskey […]

Smirnoff + Spotify House Party Sweeps

Posted by    |    July 17th, 2014 at 11:38 pm

Smirnoff Vodka teamed up with Spotify to bring the lucky winners of the Ultimate House Party sweepstakes the ultimate house party! Enter to win here: www.spotify-smirnoff.com My contributor, Rico, got to attend one of the Ultimate House Parties. Check out his pictures!

Sweet Sweet Heat

Posted by    |    July 15th, 2014 at 11:23 pm

Ok … wrap your head around this: ghost pepper simple syrup.  Sounds weird as s**t, right?  Well, as it turns out … it’s pretty freaking awesome. I had a few of my writers (and some +1s) over Sunday for a cocktail before we went to gorge on Endless Appetizers and had decided to make Blueberry […]

Bastille My Heart

Posted by    |    July 14th, 2014 at 7:10 am

Today, July 14th, is Bastille Day, which is the French National Holiday. This day celebrates the storming of the Bastille on July 14th, 1789. This was a significant event that marked the French people’s uprising against their monarchy and led to the French Revolution. If you want to get all Francophile on us, click here […]

Recipes for the World Cup Finals

Posted by    |    July 11th, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Brazil KETEL ONE CITROEN TRIPLE CCC 1.5 oz. Ketel One Citroen .75 oz. fresh lemon juice .5 oz. simple syrup 10 mint leaves Lightly muddle the lemon juice, mint and simple syrup in a rocks glass. Add crushed ice and vodka and stir. Garnish with a lemon wedge and sprig of mint. KETEL ONE ORANJE […]