At the Southwest Foodservice Expo I caught up with Gary Kelleher of San Luis Spirits. The last time SideDish talked to him he was offering his Dripping Springs Vodka. Now, he has made a Texas gin! He talked about how he made it.1 Comment »
For raising a toast to the long holiday weekend of independence celebration, and my favorite, Breakfast at Wimbledon, consider mixing up one of these cocktail creations.
I do love Breakfast at Wimbledon. I get up every year and watch the final men’s match at 8am on Sunday, staying glued to the television from start to finish, joyous when Nadal is playing. Double bonus, he is playing Federer, although sadly not this year. Pimm’s is the classic British Wimbledon spirit, but it seems I have seen it pop up on more and more cocktail menus lately. Jason Kosmas has a tasty Pimm’s cocktail at Marquee Grill with muddled mint and cucumber with Ginger Beer. The original Pimm’s No.1 Cup Cocktail is a mix of Pimm’s with lemonade and fresh mint, orange and cucumber. I am partial to Pimm’s with ginger ale and fresh lemon wedges. Continue reading "What to Drink Now: 4th of July Weekend Cocktails"2 Comments »
We named them Best Bakery for Sweets in 2010. Before that, they were featured in People magazine for making Tony Romo’s birthday cake. Today it appears that even Oak Lawn stalwart, A&J Bakery, has gotten on the Groupon bandwagon with a 50% off deal just in time for the holiday weekend.
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We are going to the fireworks at Fair Park and want to go somewhere for dinner first. Any thoughts on what restaurants in Lakewood, Lower Greenville, Deep Ellum or Henderson that might be open for dinner on the 4th? I tried three, none of which will be open.
An excellent question. As they have not specified a type of food, I’d say anything’s “Fair” game (see what I did there?).7 Comments »
One of our loyal Twitter followers tweets a request.
Who do you suggest for custom birthday cakes?
@You guys. Tell her #yourfavorite.13 Comments »
She’s a busy gal and needs your help.
We’re flying in our top clients in August for an event, and I’ve been tasked with finding a venue for after-dinner drinks. It’s a medium sized group, probably about 15 people, and we want something upscale and unique, and preferably private or semi-private. I was thinking something like the rooftop at Tei-An, but I worry about the sweltering heat. Any thoughts?
Restaurants, here’s your chance to shine.17 Comments »