Tag: tucson cocktails

Liquid Assets at Scott & Co., Tucson Cocktails

Scott & Co., makers & purveyors of fine handmade goods. With a tagline like that Scott & Co. could be a fine linens store, a pharmacy, a gift shop, etc. But in this case, Scott & Co. is a modern rendition of a speakeasy. Don’t worry you don’t need a secret handshake or password to […]

National Tequila Day – July 24

What does tequila make you think of? Perhaps a frosty margarita or for more originality – on the rocks (my preference) or some shots with lime? Did you know that we in the USA drink 76 percent of all tequila exported from Mexico? I wonder what state drinks the most? Did you know that it […]

Tucson: 7th Annual World Margarita Championship, Oct. 25

I’m thrilled that this year I am a judge! Previously I have enjoyed the festivities of mulling around sampling margaritas and delicious food while being part of a friendly crowd. Also, everyone votes on their favorites and the competition is fierce. If you have not enjoyed one of Tucson’s best events, be sure to order […]

Tucson: Tavolino Bar Manager Wins Campari Cocktail Contest

Congratulations Eric! from the press release Tucson, Ariz—Eric Farmilant, Bar Manager at Tavolino Ristorante Italiano, has won the “Local Champion”  award in the 2013 Campari “Best Aperitivo” Cocktail competition. Sponsored by the USBG (United States Bartenders Guild), the competition was held at the Surly Wench Pub on Sunday, August 18th . Members of the Tucson […]

Tucson: Southwest Spirit Summit with Tony Abou-Ganim

Cocktails, anyone? Spirits galore pour at the Casino del Sol Resort in Tucson November 16, 17 & 18. Check out the dizzying details, discounts, and deals for overnight stays. Drink responsibly. Purchase tickets here. from the press release ALL ACCESS PASS for the Tony Abou-Ganim Southwest Spirit Summit ~ $125 per person ~ Includes admission […]

Tucson eats, Tucson drinks

  Tucson Eats & Drinks  – taco festival, brunch, dining,  cocktails, etc. Yes! Tis the season for guests visiting and dining out is always on the menu. My syn twister visiting from L.A. and I had fabulous dinners at Downtown Kitchen & Cocktails and Maynards Market & Kitchen. We both went nuts for the calamari […]

Tucson: Classic Cocktail Making Class

Tucson: CLASSIC COCKTAIL TECHNIQUES Cocktails. These days bartenders are called mixologists. We can think of them as chefs of the bar. A new generation of mixologists have created a new genre of cocktails using house-made infusions & syrups, shrubs, herbs, and a glossary worth learning. In my humble opinion — for a really good cocktail, […]

Tucson Event: Cocktails, Anyone – Tucson After Dark

Tucson event: Tucson After Dark This almost sounds like a liquid asset fantasy: You sample eight different exotic cocktails from around the world and then choose your favorite for a full cocktail. Thirsty, yet? Consider the Singapore Sling – I think that was my first drink when I turned 21 — a long tall sip […]