Reviews

Cranberry Orange Vodka

Add Some Sparkle to Your Holidays As Christmas nears the texts and Facebook messages start coming in.  “When are you making it?”, “Did you save me some?” The “it” my friends are referring to is my own version of holiday magic… cranberry orange infused vodka.  This easy to make recipe is guaranteed to put a twinkle in your eye and […]

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Esca

Esca

In the mood for a something contemporary and delicious while grabbing a quick glass of wine with your friends? You can’t do better than Esca, which offers a variety of indoor seating options (lively bar, private balcony and panorama window views) along with – in warmer weather – outdoor café tables to watch what’s going by on Main Street even […]

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Bar Bouchee

Bar Bouchee

You can’t pass through Madison without stopping for dinner at Bar Bouchee. My favorite time of year to visit here is Spring and Summer and Fall, when outdoor café seating evokes sentimental reminisces of wonderful little dinners enjoyed al fresco in France.  The bar inside is tiny but mighty, a place where the after-work crowd gathers collegially for colorful martinis […]

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LUXE Wine Bar & Craft Cocktails

LUXE Wine Bar & Craft Cocktails

You’ll notice two things when you enter LUXE for the first time; it’s very cozy size and the lack of TV’s.  David Morton, LUXE’s hands-on owner, had no control over the size of the space but he purposefully made certain that there would be no ubiquitous televisions interfering with guests’ ability to socially interact.  “You’re here to have fun, so […]

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Hudson Grille – Stamford, CT

Hudson Grille - Stamford, CT

Set on the busy, well-known Bedford Street strip, Hudson Grille joins Stamford’s top theaters, restaurants and nightlife. At first glance, Hudson embodies a modern design with elegant wallpaper and tasteful lighting.  Your eyes are immediately drawn to the oval bar in the center with grand top-shelves, highlighting the range of spirits they have to offer. We’ve been frequent patrons of […]

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VOLTA

VOLTA

Let’s preface this review by saying that we don’t typically “brunch”.  We are more of nighttime explorers, seeking a delicious martini or cocktail in the ambiance of a dimly lit bar.   Also, with our different work schedules, night time just always seems to be the time for outings.  After learning one of our favorite “lunch” places offers $15.99 unlimited drinks for brunch, […]

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Fan Poll: Classics, Gin or Martinis?

Fan Poll:  Classics, Gin or Martinis?

We’re all about the cocktail!  We’ve come up with a few ideas and want to know what type of fan event you’re interested in.  So take a look at these and let us know which one piques your interest or tickles your fancy.   Classic Cocktails by a Master Bartender – Leave behind the sugary concoctions that are on most […]

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Strawberry “Moon-jito” featuring Onyx Moonshine

Strawberry "Moon-jito" featuring Onyx Moonshine

I promised the recipe for this refreshing twist on the classic Mojito a couple weeks ago but life and vacations away from my computer had put this post on hold.  Everyone knows I love Mojitos. This famous Cuban highball has earned its place in cocktail history and was a favorite of Ernest Hemingway. Does that mean we’re kindred spirits?  Writing […]

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Calling All Bartenders! Win $250 at Plan B Milford’s IRON BAR Competition July 31st, featuring Onyx 111 !

Calling All Bartenders!  Win $250 at Plan B Milford's IRON BAR Competition July 31st, featuring Onyx 111 !

Onyx 111 is the featured spirit for Plan B of Milford’s Iron Bar competition on July 31 competition.  Onyx 111 is a higher proof hooch that lends itself to fruit, herb, veggie and spice infusions. And of course to sippin’, too With a nod to TV’s “Iron Chef”, this monthly Iron Bar competition pits local bartenders against each other, and the crowd, for […]

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The London Iris – Beefeater 24 Cocktail

The London Iris - Beefeater 24 Cocktail

The London Iris Cocktail By Lindsay Matteson, USBG – NY Beefeater 24 Cocktail Competition Northeast Regional Winner     The London Iris 1.5 oz Beefeater 24 .5 oz Lustau Manzanilla Sherry .5 oz Benedictine .5 oz fresh squeezed lemon juice .25 oz honey syrup (1-1) Shake, double strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a lemon twist     […]

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