Archive for the ‘Cocktail Corner’ Category

  • Cocktail Corner: National Hot Toddy Day

    Jan 10, 13 • Cocktail Corner, Web Exclusives

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg Today (January 11) is National Hot Toddy Day. How cool is that? FYI, a “hot toddy” is a warmth-inducing yummy drink made with honey, lemon, hot water, and the spirit of your choice...

  • Cocktail Corner: Joe’s Cafe

    Jan 4, 13 • Cocktail Corner

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg I had my first legal drink at Joe’s. It was something called a Brain Tumor, and while I can still appreciate the architecture of this layered, brain-like concoction, it’s definitely a...

  • Cocktail Corner: The Heat of Passion at Alcazar

    Dec 26, 12 • Cocktail Corner, Explore SB

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!   By Leslie Dinaberg The sultry Heat of Passion is sweet, hot and spicy and certainly my favorite cocktail at the moment. Alcazar (a great little hole-in-the-wall tapas place on the Mesa) makes this Habanero...

  • Cocktail Corner: Simmering Sangria

    Dec 20, 12 • Cocktail Corner, Web Exclusives

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg Sangria is one of my favorite warm weather libations, but until our recent uber cold front (quite unusual for Santa Barbara) I had never thought about serving it warm. But I was recently gifted...