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Originally posted on Tartines to Tikis:
This weekend was Tiki Oasis in San Diego, the 13th edition of an annual gathering that brings together tiki fans from all over the…

August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Punch, a Thing of Beauty Be!

Come ye back from the sea my friend,  lest the scurvy becomes your end. Drink punch with lime, and a ration of rum.  A brimming bowl, like a bucket of chum, It … Continue reading

August 26, 2012 · 6 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

Absinthe Cookies

Nothing makes this boy happier than fresh homemade cookies, but true love came this week in the form of absinthe cookies from my talented cohort Ish.   These cookies are … Continue reading

September 5, 2011 · 1 Comment

An Old (Hot & Filthy) Favorite

By popular request, here’s a recipe for an old favorite – the Hot and Filthy martini. This drink is served in a cocktail glass with a potent garnish (think an … Continue reading

August 29, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Cherry Reviver

So I wanted to make a Corpse Reviver #2, but had run out of Lilet Blanc.   Inspired by other variations, I swapped the Lilet for Maraska Maraschino Cherry Liqueur and added … Continue reading

August 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

Cocktail Dogfight

I love a good Greyhound or a Salty Dog, but I find that even this simple drink is pretty repulsive at most bars.  The juice dispensers or little tin cans of grapefruit … Continue reading

August 15, 2011 · 1 Comment

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