Tag: cocktails

  • Drink.Well.

    One of our new favorite spots in town is Drink.Well. It’s a cute little bar on North Loop that serves excellent cocktails and awesome snacks. Last time we visited, I had the Dead Man’s Party (right) – a tiki-like drink made with three types of whiskey instead of rum. It’s so freakin’ delicious. The Boston […]

  • Mason Jar Michelada

    I’ve figured out this mix for myself. Justin likes to add lots of spicy things as well, but I like a simple, not-too-spicy michelada. Today I used Bohemia beer, but your favorite Mexican beer will do nicely. I love using the mason jar because it’s already marked with amounts on the side, making it super-easy […]

  • Making a sazerac

    The sazerac is my current favorite cocktail. I often order it when we go out to a cocktail bar, but I also like making them at home. For some reason, Justin loves my sazeracs – just for fun, he filmed me while I was making one for him one night. I’m definitely a home-bartender – […]

  • Monday

    A few things on my to-do list: read my friend Steve’s article in Best Food Writing 2011 (!!!); write to pen pals; figure out schedule for Austin Film Festival. Had lunch with lovely friends at Buenos Aires Cafe. I have no idea how they make beef tenderloin so darn tender. Bela visits us every day […]

  • A weekend getaway

    This weekend we escaped the ACL crowds and drove to San Antonio. We: Stayed at the lovely Hotel Havana Had excellent cocktails and snacks at The Esquire Tavern with Jeret, Javi and Rob (fried beets, potato tacos, house made chips, deviled eggs, along with too many unnamed and just-made-up cocktails to count) Had a delicious […]