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Sourced Craft Cocktails Delivers Top-Notch Drinks in Austin

I love entertaining but I admit that I’m a little possessive over my liquor collection.  If you’re like me, you hide your best booze before people come over and cringe when guests rummage through your stash to make their own drinks (and end up spilling everywhere or making something undrinkable).  There are very few friends that I give free reign over my cabinet – you know who you are :)
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What and Where to Drink Right Now in Austin

Austin’s restaurant scene has erupted unabashedly in 2015.  I could hardly keep up with all the restaurant and bar openings this year thus far.  Not only are restaurateurs strutting their finest, bartenders, distillers, brewers, wine makers, and all colors of beverage crafters are also putting their best drinks forward.
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5 Best Mexican Cocktail Recipes from La Condesa Austin’s Happy Hour

I perk up like a puppy that hears the mailman approaching when my husband texts me 2 simple words: “Happy Hour?”
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The Adeline Cocktail at East of Main Cafe in Chinatown, Vancouver

I’m enjoying Vancouver’s lionized summer right now, as you can tell from my gluttonous twitter feed.  Whenever I’m in town, I have endless catching up to do – both with friends and with restaurants. Once I arrived, my quest to check off all the new establishments from my list immediately began. 
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Naga Jolokia Ghost Chili Pepper Moscow Mule Cocktail Recipe

So we decided to infuse the chilies into liquor to encapsulate the floral, fruity chili heat without searing our taste buds off. Using gloves (of course), I sliced two chilies up, removed the seeds and added them into a 750mL bottle of mid-shelf vodka.
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Cocktail Writing and Photography: Hawksworth’s Summer Cocktails in Vancouver

When I first published my article, 5 Summer Cocktail Recipes from Hawksworth in Vancouver, BC, on Serious Eats, a rather cranky reader commented right away. “Summer cocktails from Vancouver? Current summer menu? Vancouver is yet to have a summer! …“
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Cocktail Writing and Photography: Weather Up in Austin TX and a Suffering Bastard Recipe

Y’all weren’t joking around when you warned me how HOT Austin gets.  Naturally, there’s no better way to cool off than with a few icy and refreshing cocktails. Recently, the new kid on the block in East Austin is Weather Up. 
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Texas Grapefruit Cocktail Recipe, Negroni Inspired

Thursday is the new Friday so kick your shoes off and shake up one of my favourite summer gin cocktails.
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Cocktail Writing and Photography: The Oracle Cocktail Recipe from Bar Congress in Austin, Texas

One balmy afternoon a few weeks ago, I propped up on the bar stool and braved 11 cocktails at Bar Congress for this Serious Eats article.  I’ve always adored the drinks here, especially when paired with the enticing bar snacks from their sister restaurant, Second Bar + Kitchen.
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