Although I try to cling to my margaritas all year long, it’s time to get a bit more festive in the booze department. With temperatures dropping below 40 in Charleston, the whole city is in a panic. Instead of the usual casual patio sippin’, people are stuck inside their houses under every blanket they own. While you’re huddled under those blankets, I have the perfect drink to warm you up even more: mulled wine. This recipe was adapted from my personal hero Ina Garten, so you know it’s gonna be good.
I’m always game for a good happy hour, and Le Farfalle definitely delivers. Their “aperitivo” hour features discounted wine, beer, and their signature negronis. Le Farfalle doesn’t want you drinking on an empty stomach, so they have a selection of snacks that complement the drinks perfectly. Continue reading
When I visited Xiao Bao Biscuit for the first time, I was on a mission to get out of my cocktail comfort zone (AKA tequila) and try something completely new. I definitely accomplished that, because the cocktail I chose came with a warning from the waitress. She told me, “this may sting a little,” (hence the name Sichuan Sting) and I still went for it anyway.
With a nickname like Booze, I always try to sample different cocktails when I go out to places (for purely business purposes). Although I try to switch it up, there are some cocktails that just keep me coming back. The cocktail of the week this week will forever hold a special place in my heart and it is Taco Boy’s Casa Margarita.