Tag: winter

Today’s Bordeaux: Chicken with Tarragon, Mustard, and Cream

We know many people who think that, like champagne, Bordeaux wine has to be an expensive affair for grand dinners or kept locked up for years to age. The truth is that great values can be had for all types of wine, and Bordeaux is […]

Mai Thai

Earlier this week, we received an early Christmas gift from Laura’s aunts: a collection of The Bitter End bitters, made in small batches in Santa Fe, a city where Laura spent a lot of time growing up. While we can’t wait to experiment with the […]

A Snowy Night at the Opera

If you’re in the New York City area, then you know that Saturday night—after a day of generally pleasant snowfall—brought heavy wind gusts, freezing rain, and black, slushy snow. Despite that, we braved the elements and headed uptown to the Metropolitan Opera, where Sondra Radvanovsky […]

A Stocking Stuffer

Adding to our round-up of holiday drinks, Ryan and I decided to call on one of our favorite winter ingredients, the Meyer lemon. I’ve written about why we love Meyer lemons so much before, but we had never really focused a cocktail on them until […]

Mulled Wine

Over the weekend we got our first real taste of winter this year in New York. Along with the sub-freezing temperatures, the wind gusts were so powerful that they blew a card table off of our roof and onto the neighboring building! Oops! Of course, […]