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My love affair with El Patrón

It’s shocking, I know, but I find myself in the passionate throes of a full-out love affair with – – of all things- – tequila. Not just any tequila, but Patrón, a gorgeous American tequila that’s crafted in Mexico and sold in beautiful hand-blown bottles that have been individually numbered. My love for Patrón is strong, but stronger than my love for this exquisite tequila in my cocktail glass is my adoration for the brand and the story behind it. Patrón was...

Cinco de Mayo—Revisión, Redux, Redo

It’s ironic to find myself writing about Cinco de Mayo on the 7th of May. Equally ironic is the fact that this holiday which celebrates the 1862 Mexican victory at the Battle of Pueblo isn’t so much of a holiday in Mexico as it is a Mexican American heritage holiday in America. Most major US cities hosted parades, carnivals and celebrations today to commemorate this day of Mexican American pride. But when it really comes right down to it, Cinco...

Cheers to winter Chills!

To finish the weekend, I thought I’d send my inner snow queen off with a toast. Truthfully the weather was pretty pleasant in my hometown today, but my heart goes out to girls in Denver and New England who had to endure the dreaded “sprinter” weekend snowfall. So I felt obligated to find the perfect libation for the occasion. According to Ok Magazine a popular cocktail of movie stars out enjoying the snow-capped mountains of Utah during Sundance is the...