Bartenders and Sales Reps: Kissing Cousins

Bartenders and Sales Reps: Kissing Cousins

They say it takes a village to raise a child.  We could say the same about running a bar.  Sure, the bartenders are the front line, but there is aContinue Reading

Bubbly Blackberry Mojito: Add Sparkle to a Summer Classic (Guest Post)

Bubbly Blackberry Mojito: Add Sparkle to a Summer Classic (Guest Post)

Mint has grown like wild flowers in my backyard for years. So with my favorite drink’s main ingredient at my disposal, the Mojito is my go-do drink of choice toContinue Reading

DeToxTails: Buzz-Worthy Drinks Without Booze

DeToxTails: Buzz-Worthy Drinks Without Booze

Lower-alcohol / nonalcoholic options are being integrated into cocktail lists around the world.  Offering quality drinks without liquor is not only a thoughtful way to offer healthier (and profitable) optionsContinue Reading

Spirited Awards 2013: Tales From the Red Carpet (Video)

Spirited Awards 2013: Tales From the Red Carpet (Video)

The Spirited Awards at Tales of the Cocktail is the world’s premiere award ceremony for the Spirits Industry. From World’s Best Bartender to Best New Product to Best Cocktail Writing,Continue Reading

“The Chef” (inspiring video)

“The Chef” (inspiring video)

When the Amstel beer folks pitched me a video to “share” with The Liquid Muse audience, I admit that I rolled my eyes thinking that it would have nothing toContinue Reading

The Liquid Muse Top 5: SaMo Farmer’s Market, Pleasure Meets Pomposity

The Liquid Muse Top 5: SaMo Farmer’s Market, Pleasure Meets Pomposity

I love farmer’s markets. In any city, there’s a wonderful display of local food and businesses, and the people behind them. It’s also an interesting peek into the social dynamicsContinue Reading

The Liquid Muse Top 5: L.A. Street Food Festival

The Liquid Muse Top 5: L.A. Street Food Festival

Sweltering heat, the Rosebowl parking lot and hoards of hungry humans may not sound like a recipe for success… OH, but it is! The Los Angeles Street Food Fest hadContinue Reading

The Liquid Muse Top 5 Tips for Bar Etiquette

The Liquid Muse Top 5 Tips for Bar Etiquette

Whether visiting a wild nightclub or fancy mixology joint, there are a few tips every patron should know. I know these seem pretty obvious to most people, like things yourContinue Reading

June Liqueur Cocktails to Celebrate Summer (TV Appearance)

June Liqueur Cocktails to Celebrate Summer (TV Appearance)

Summer Cocktails With Liquid Muse I got to visit my good friends at New Mexico Style morning show to share some fun and easy cocktails for summer – and whatContinue Reading

Meet G’Vine GCP 2013 World Champion and His Winning Recipe

Meet G’Vine GCP 2013 World Champion and His Winning Recipe

Our group of Global Finalists was outstanding! What talented, professional, fun and nice people – truly what hospitality is about. Each person there was already a champion from their regionContinue Reading