The Cocktail Industry Has a Sexual Assault Problem

The Cocktail Industry Has a Sexual Assault Problem

In the final months of 2016, more than a dozen hospitality industry professionals went public on social media with stories of sexual assault and sexual harassment perpetrated by colleagues. First came the website. In first-person accounts, 15 women wrote that they had been assaulted by one LA-based consultant and mentor; the website was called The Reality of Sexual […]

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The Margarita And The Cosmopolitan Are Related – They’re Both Daisies

The Margarita And The Cosmopolitan Are Related – They’re Both Daisies

If April Showers bring May flowers then that must mean that May is Daisy cocktails month. While you may think you have never heard of this cocktail, that’s simply because you may know it by one of its more familiar names, such as Margarita or Cosmopolitan, but, like a rose by any other name (apologies, […]

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The History Of The Mint Julep

The History Of The Mint Julep

There’s a saying – ”Don’t Mess With Texas.” Trademarked and everything, this slogan, which was created in 1986 by the state of Texas’ Department of Transportation, was emblazoned on signage flocking the state’s highways and byways as a measure to reduce littering throughout the state. But it’s taken on a life of its own, adopted […]

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