Coffee grounds. Everclear. Blue Gatorade. Spurs. No, this isn’t the beginning of a crude joke! These are all things you may find in the traditional army grog bowl. Intrigued? Here’s a bit more. The Navy lays claim to the grog, which originally referred to a drink of water and rum.
The one thing that I’ve figured out about Scandal is that they like to keep you on your toes. One week they’re going around killing each other, the next week they’re toasting all their nefarious machinations and planning the next ones, dropping back wine like it’s going out of style. This week is another one where […]
In this strange new time in United States history, I’ve noticed something very exciting happening: Bars are once again returning to the hubs and centers of culture they once were. As a bartender, I have been noticing that people are having more fascinating conversations on society, humanity, and culture than I have witnessed from behind […]
Valentine’s Day really messes with us as a society. Whether you’re just starting a relationship or you’ve been together for basically forever, there’s a lot of pressure on making Feb. 14 one of the most memorable days of the year. That pressure impacts our actions immensely, especially when you throw alcohol into the equation. It […]
Maybe women can’t be president — but they sure can drink a lot. At least on Scandal Episode 2, which has a little more drinking — okay a lot more — than the murderous episode last week, because who has time to uncork a bottle when you’re assassinating a president?
We had an election, they had an election. Art doesn’t imitate real life in the season 6 premiere of “Scandal.” On screen, the nail-biting election is decided in favor of the good, liberal Democrat, Frankie Vargas. (Although it’s the woman — Mellie — who loses.
It all starts with a mimosa; a single drink to start the day of the wedding. The first drink takes the edge off the whole “till death do we part” ordeal of a bride’s wedding. However, setting the tone of the wedding is a completely different story.
Single parenthood is by far the hardest thing I’ve done in my life. I remember when I became a parent, and I thought, how am I going to juggle everything? Times that by 100 percent when you become a single parent. Everything is riding on your shoulders — no pressure! There is one perk, actually: If your kid […]
Everyone knows a Sharon. The iconic wine mom, Sharon is the queen of sass, gossip, and going the extra mile in everything she does — sometimes even taking it a bit too far. It’s easy to hate Sharon, but in reality that’s because we’re all jealous of her “sipping through life” mentality. She’s strong. She’s […]