One of the earliest cocktails on record, the Sazerac hails from 19th century New Orleans. Its creator was reportedly Antoine Peychaud, a Creole pharmacist born in Haiti, whose eponymous bitters punctuate the drink. Originally a Cognac vehicle, today’s Sazeracs are often made with rye, riffing on the Old Fashioned’s whiskey-sugar-bitters rubric. To determine the best […]
I’m really excited for you all to listen to this week’s episode of the Bit by a Fox podcast. It’s a special one. I spoke with my friend and author, and someone who has seen first hand the bloom of the cocktail movement in New York City and internationally, Georgette Moger-Petraske. Georgette is also the […]
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How is it Friday already?! This week has sped by at such an unusually fast clip that it’s already time for another Bit by a Fox Podcast! Can you believe it?? The 30-ish minutes you never knew you needed so desperately in your life! This week is a treat. Boozy journalist, mad scientist and all […]
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Drumroll please! Get ready to listen to the dulcet tones of someone attempting to avoid the dreaded vocal fry as much as possible…because Bit by a Fox is now a weekly podcast! It’s true! As an extension of this boozy blog, I’ll be giving you all a weekly dose of audio realness. This has been a […]
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I’ve hiked the Rockies, danced all night in Spanish ruins, and soaked in secret lagoons in Iceland surrounded by wild horses and bubbling earth; I’ve toured swamps deep in the bayou, broken bread with the locals in the mountains of Galicia, and kayaked the bioluminescent waters of Puerto Rico. I count myself lucky to have […]
It’s here – my most favorite time of year! We get to surround ourselves with loved ones, think about all the things we are grateful for, and eat our weight in mashed potatoes! Wheeee! What more could you want? Well, booze of course, duh. Don’t worry your sweet potato head about it. I gotchoo, boo. […]
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Let’s call it luck that a friend called and said, “Get down to Tacovore, it is their soft opening.” As luck would have it, tacos and tequila were just what the doctor ordered.
Deciding to do a hard alcohol review turned out to be quite a bit more difficult than I thought it would be. It doesn’t fit with our Food and Restaurant reviews, it’s not a locally produced product, and the idea seems somehow just a little…dark. Ultimately, that may be what tipped the scales.