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George’s Rants and Raves: Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey

Liar, liar, pants on fire. The bottle states that this Irish Whiskey is single grain, and yet it ain’t necessarily so! The idea that ”single grain” describes a whiskey made with just one grain is a common misconception. The term actually...

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Wines of the Weeek: Ripe Red Blends

Wines of the Weeek: Ripe Red Blends

Red blends are growing ever more popular, particularly the one which express a lovely ripe, lush character.  Thus, for those who crave these fruit-forward wines, here are three that our tasting panel thinks will please your wallet and palate....

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Super Summer Daiquiris with Caliche Rum

Super Summer Daiquiris with Caliche Rum

The sweltering months of summer may conjure up some seriously steamy heat waves. Luckily, we have the perfect potion for a cool-down! These Daiquiri recipes from the folks at Caliche Rum are sure to help you beat the heat. Cali Strawberry...

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Old Spanish Days DIGS! At the Santa Barbara Zoo

Old Spanish Days DIGS! At the Santa Barbara Zoo

DIGS! (Celebration de Los Dignatarios) began on the ground of the Santa Barbara Zoo where hot live music, amazing tastes from local restaurants and a bevy of cool and delicious sips were enjoyed. DJ Hecktik sounds were danced to by fun loving...

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Bacon and Egg Ramen

Bacon and Egg Ramen

Ramen goes well anytime; its such a warm and inviting comfort food and definitely at the top of today’s food trends. Its all about style, and innovative presentations. Try this one on for size. It’s easy to make and sure to please. 1...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey

Liar, liar, pants on fire. The bottle states that this Irish Whiskey is single grain, and yet it ain’t necessarily so! The idea that ”single...

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Bacon and Egg Ramen

Bacon and Egg Ramen

Ramen goes well anytime; its such a warm and inviting comfort food and definitely at the top of today’s food trends. Its all about style,...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey

Liar, liar, pants on fire. The bottle states that this Irish Whiskey is single grain, and yet it ain’t necessarily so! The idea that ”single grain” describes...

Read Full Story »

Wines of the Weeek: Ripe Red Blends

Wines of the Weeek: Ripe Red Blends

Red blends are growing ever more popular, particularly the one which express a lovely ripe, lush character.  Thus, for those who crave these fruit-forward wines,...

Read Full Story »

Super Summer Daiquiris with Caliche Rum

Super Summer Daiquiris with Caliche Rum

The sweltering months of summer may conjure up some seriously steamy heat waves. Luckily, we have the perfect potion for a cool-down! These Daiquiri recipes from...

Read Full Story »

Old Spanish Days DIGS! At the Santa Barbara Zoo

Old Spanish Days DIGS! At the Santa Barbara Zoo

DIGS! (Celebration de Los Dignatarios) began on the ground of the Santa Barbara Zoo where hot live music, amazing tastes from local restaurants and a bevy of cool...

Read Full Story »

Bacon and Egg Ramen

Bacon and Egg Ramen

Ramen goes well anytime; its such a warm and inviting comfort food and definitely at the top of today’s food trends. Its all about style, and innovative presentations....

Read Full Story »

Wines of the Week: Summertime Sips

Wines of the Week: Summertime Sips

During the summer, when the long, hot days just keep coming, more often than not, the perfect antidote is a lovely, chilled glass of wine.  Well, our tasting panel...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Suerte Anejo Tequila

George’s Rants and Raves: Suerte Anejo Tequila

Animals are just like people in that they occasionally enjoy a fermented beverage. Now, don’t me get wrong; they don’t get all gussied up in their favorite outfit...

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Caorunn Gin Summer Cocktails

Caorunn Gin Summer Cocktails

Gin is a perfect summertime sipper and Caorunn Gin is one of our spirit writer’s favorites. (Read his thoughts on the matter here.) So here are a few refreshing...

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BBQ Beef Brisket Sandwiches with Coleslaw

BBQ Beef Brisket Sandwiches with Coleslaw

Two hands (and napkins) required here. That’s what it takes to get a hold of this beefy BBQ brisket and coleslaw-filled sandwich dripping with sauce.  Enjoy and...

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Wines of the Week: Bargains for your BBQ – Under $20, 90 Points

Wines of the Week: Bargains for your BBQ – Under $20, 90 Points

These warm and sunny months of the year are the perfect time for firing up the grill and busting out your secret (or store bought) BBQ sauce.  And, of course, what...

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