thoughts on drinking, life and mixing the two.

The Upper East Sider

After watching several Jamie Boudreaux videos on “molecular mixology,” I found myself a bit torn.  The techniques are fantastic, but I am a purist.  The classics are my bread and … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

San Diego Food Bloggers Bake Sale

Come see me at the San Diego Food Bloggers Bake Sale I will be selling bourbon cakes.  Warning these cakes are made with boubon, lots of bourbon.  Would you expect anything less? … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Maker’s Mark Shell Game

I have always had love for Maker’s Mark Bourbon; it is an American Classic, an institution. In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, Maker’s Mark … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 1 Comment


  My friend asked me the other day about coffee-bourbon.  I didn’t really know what to tell him other than recommending some bourbons.  At the BDW Global laboratory (my kitchen) … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

Evolutionary Drinking

I started drinking like most of us.  I would watch the adults around me.  In a way I was lucky, my father was a regular drinker if not a heavy drinker.  … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Cat-Hatten

Dubonnet, a spicy fortified wine with the bitter tang of quinine, is a great choice to replace vermouth if you want to shake up a traditional cocktail. This drink substitutes … Continue reading

September 12, 2011 · 3 Comments

New Year New Drink

So I haven’t posted in some time. I haven’t forgot. I have been learning. Changing my understanding of the way cocktails work. As well as the way they are viewed … Continue reading

February 7, 2011 · 2 Comments

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