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The Last Word

Feb 27, 2014 | No Comments
The Last Word

Magical Maraschino Sure the bottle is fancy, all that raffia stuff, big Italian words, crests all over. But what does it taste like? It’s called Maraschino and you might assume it takes after those cocktail cherries and that awful sticky syrup they are packed in. You’d be wrong. Very wrong. I’ve been aware of Luxardo ...

Sangrita

Aug 29, 2013 | No Comments
Sangrita

Tequila’s Mysterious Friend Everyone knows that tequila and lime are old drinking buddies. Whether in a margarita or just paired neatly next to each other, they have a long history. But tequila has a complex and often misunderstood partner that you probably haven’t met, known as Sangrita. She is the sober and sophisticated one at ...

Horchata

Jul 18, 2013 | No Comments
Horchata

As summer marches on and the heat index begins to ratchet up, we look for tasty ways to cool down. That’s where a good Agua Fresca comes in. These Mexican soft drinks are ubiquitous in our favorite taquìeras around town. I’m a fan of jamaica (sweet hibiscus tea) but yesterday I was feeling like a ...