Posts Tagged ‘cocktail corner’

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    Cocktail Corner: Tailgate Time

    Sep 6, 13 • Cocktail Corner, Drink

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg Though the air in Santa Barbara feels more like Indian Summer than fall,  football season is upon us, which means it’s tailgate time. Toast the kickoff with these Super (punch) Bowl worthy...

  • Cocktail Corner: Booze-Infused Popsicles

    Aug 30, 13 • Cocktail Corner, Drink

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg With Labor Day weekend on the horizon, this seems like an ideal time to bring on the adult beverage version of one of my favorite summertime treats: the popsicle. Not only are booze-infused...

  • Limoncellotinis combine Limoncello and Vodka to create a deliciously refreshing cocktail. (courtesy photo)

    Cocktail Corner: Loving Limoncellotinis

    Aug 23, 13 • Cocktail Corner, Drink

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg As we like to say around here, when life give you lemons … make Limoncello! An Italian lemon liqueur that is traditionally made from lemon zest steeped in grain alcohol (also known as the...

  • Margaritas 2.0: Crown the Town Judges Mid-State on the Best Margarita

    Aug 23, 13 • Datebook, Drink

    It’s no secret that we love Margaritas in this town. Blame it on our affinity for Spanish culture, or the plethora of Mexican food restaurants budding all over town—or just blame it on the mixologists whose creative concoctions always have us...

  • Cocktail Corner: Viva la Fiesta!

    Aug 2, 13 • Cocktail Corner, Eat

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg Margaritas are part of the DNA of Santa Barbara and—along with buying Cascarones and seeing old friends—one of my favorite ways to celebrate Old Spanish Days. My son was born on July 27, 1999...

  • Ranch & Reata's Yummy Pork Sandwich, photo by Tyler Moselle

    Cocktail Corner: Bacon & Barrels

    Jul 26, 13 • Cocktail Corner, Eat, Web Exclusives, Wineries

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg My bacon-phile colleagues and I were living high on the hog last weekend at the first annual Bacon & Barrels Festival at Saarloos + Sons‘ wine field in Los Olivos. To label this sold-out...

  • Cocktail Corner: BarNotes Creative Cocktail App

    Jul 12, 13 • Cocktail Corner, Web Exclusives

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg Cocktail conversations (i.e. conversations about cocktails and conversations over cocktails) are all the rage around here, so we were excited to find BarNotes, a fun and informative tool available...

  • Cocktail Corner: Enjoy the View

    Jul 5, 13 • Cocktail Corner

    Cocktail Corner is taking a breather this week, in honor of the Independence Day holiday! We hope you enjoy the view. Cheers! We’ll be back next week with lots of fun ways to enjoy the tastes of Santa Barbara...

  • Cocktail Corner: Summer Sips, Santa Barbara Style

    Jun 21, 13 • Cocktail Corner, Web Exclusives

    A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg It’s finally official: summer is here! While just about any cocktail is suitable for summer, when the sun’s beating down, there’s sand in your toes or you’re barbecuing,...

  • Beckmen Vineyards (courtesy photo)

    Cocktail Corner: Thirsty Birds Flock to the Canary

    Jun 7, 13 • Cocktail Corner, Web Exclusives, Wineries

      A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg One of the most exquisite—and exclusive—360-degree views of Santa Barbara is from the rooftop at the Canary, and it’s also a great place to taste local wines this summer. Quite...